By Valerie Petrillo
Hands-on actions, video games, and crafts introduce youngsters to the variety of Asian American cultures and educate them concerning the humans, reports, and occasions that experience formed Asian American background. This publication is damaged down into sections overlaying American descendents from a variety of Asian international locations, together with China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. subject matters contain the historical past of immigration from Asian international locations, vital occasions in U.S. background, sidebars on well-known Asian american citizens, language classes, and actions that spotlight arts, video games, nutrition, garments, designated celebrations, and folklore. childrens can paint a calligraphy banner, perform Tai Chi, fold an origami puppy or cat, construct a eastern rock backyard, build a Korean kite, prepare dinner bibingka, and create a chalk rangoli. A time line, word list, and proposals for sites, books, video clips, and museums around out this multicultural advisor.
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