The Kids' Multicultural Art Book

Art & Craft Experiences From Around the World
Michaels, Alexandra (Book - 2007)
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For ages 3 to 9 years. In these pages, children can explore roots, rhythms, and traditions from all corners of the earth while crafting their own art and artefacts. From Kachina dolls of the American Southwest to worry dolls from Central America to Egyptian paper beads, these crafts reveal details about cultures across the world. Step-by-step instructions are included for fifty projects, including: Korhogo Mud Cloth and Wodaabe Mirror Pouch from Africa; Chippewa Dream Catcher and Inuit Finger Masks of the Native Americans of North America; Japanese Kokeshi Doll and Thai Hanging Owl from Asia; Mexican Folk Art Tree of Life and Guatemalan Green Toad Bank from Mexico and Central America.
Authors: Michaels, Alexandra
Title: The kids' multicultural art book
art & craft experiences from around the world
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Williamson Books, c2007
Characteristics: 157 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), maps ;,28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Alexandra Michaels
Contents: Native Americans of North America: Plains: Brown bag vest
Magic power shield
Lakota-Sioux charm bag
Sun dance skull
Eskimo: Inuit finger masks
Eskimo laughing mask
Northwest coast: Animal totem pole
Storyteller animal mask
Southwest: Kachina cradle doll
Zuni hand mask
Northeast and woodlands: Sponge painting cutouts
Chippewa dream catcher
Hispanics: Mexico & Central America: Mexico: Aztec sun god
Aztec codex
Huichol yarn art
Mexican tin rooster
Folk art tree of life
Hispanic paper flowers
Central America: Cardboard loom weaving
Worry doll
Costa Rican cart
Honduran paper pollo
Guatemala: Guatemalan wildcat
Guatemalan plate designs
Green toad bank
Africans: African adornment: Egyptian paper beads
Wodaabe mirror pouch
Paper kufi
African masks: Foil wall mask
Spirit mini-masks
Animal nose mask
African artifacts: Papier-mache calabash
Akua-ba doll
African textiles: Kente paper weaving
Adinkra sponge stamps
Korhogo mud cloth
Asians: India, The Far East & The Southeast: India: Twirling palm puppet
Peacock of India
Japan: Paper egg figurine
Kokeshi doll
Paper uchiwa
Japanese folding screen
Korea: Korean dragon puppet
China: Good-luck dragon
Chinese egg painting
Traditional papercuts
Southeast Asia: Thai hanging owl
Vietnamese dancing dragon
ISBN: 0824968077
Branch Call Number: j 745.5 M6215km 2007
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 154) and index
Subject Headings: Ethnic art Juvenile literature Folk art Juvenile literature Handicraft Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Ethnic art
Folk art
LCCN: 2007016845
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Explore roots, rhythms, and traditions from all corners of the earth while crafting art and artifacts. This book includes crafts based on Native American culture.

Ages 3 to 9 years. In these pages, children can explore roots, rhythms, and traditions from all corners of the earth while crafting their own art and artifacts.

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