A Kid's Guide to Asian American History

A Kid's Guide to Asian American History

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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.The dancers move and dance with colorful long, thick ribbons attached to sticks. The ribbons ... You can make them move up and down or sideways, have them drag behind you as you dance, or dance backward, pulling the ribbons as you go .

Title:A Kid's Guide to Asian American History
Author:Valerie Petrillo
Publisher:Chicago Review Press - 2007-05-01


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