Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 6: Back in Time (cc)

This series takes us back in time, introducing traditional crafts that have been passed on through generations. Kids explore their creativity through crafts and also learn about all types of history and various cultures. Learning takes place through curriculum-based projects that teach an appreciation of various peoples Click for more

9. Dynasties of China: 2000 B.C. - 1600 A.D. (cc)

09. Dynasties of China: 2000 B.C. - 1600 A.D. (cc)

Five projects from China acquaint viewers with this nation's history and culture. Projects include: Terra Cotta Picture Frame - Terra Cotta was used extensively in China. This project is in honor of the Terra Cotta Soldiers of the Tomb of the Emperor of the Qin Dynasty 221 - 206 B.C. Chinese Terra Cotta vases have been discovered from as early as 3000 B.C. Abacus - This is a calculating tool made of rows of beads on a rod. It was invented some time in the second century B.C., but the first record was a sketch in the 14th century in the Yuan Dynasty. Foam Dragon - The dragon represents wisdom and kind, power in the Chinese culture. He is the imperial symbol of China though the origin is unknown. Tetrahedron Kite - The Chinese were the first people to ever make and fly kites. Some were designed as animals and many were very large. National kite flying day in China is in April. Symbolic Book Cover - Chinese Calligraphy is an art form over 2000 years old, which remains basically unchanged. Lines and brush strokes represent words and letters. 05/08DE/CC Closed-Captioned PI 30 min.





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