A Kid's Guide to Asian American History: More Than 70 Activities
Hands-on activities, games, and crafts introduce children to the diversity of Asian American cultures and teach them about the people, experiences, and events that have shaped Asian American history. This book is broken down into sections covering American descendents from various Asian countries, including China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Topics include the history of immigration from Asian countries, important events in U.S. history, sidebars on famous Asian Americans, language lessons, and activities that highlight arts, games, food, clothing, unique celebrations, and folklore. Kids can paint a calligraphy banner, practice Tai Chi, fold an origami dog or cat, build a Japanese rock garden, construct a Korean kite, cook bibingka, and create a chalk rangoli. A time line, glossary, and recommendations for Web sites, books, movies, and museums round out this multicultural guide.
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This book includes more than 70 hands-on activities, games, and crafts that teach children about the people, experiences, and events that shaped Asian American history. It also includes a timeline. I ... Read full review
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Page 15 - Other ideas are to ghost money 26 Dragon Boat Festival a traditional Chinese festival held on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar; it has since been celebrated, in various ways, in other parts of East Asia as well, most notably Korea...