Traditional African American Arts and Activities
Sonya Kimble-Ellis (A)
Ashay's Price: 18.00 (In Demand / Difficult to Find)
List Price: $12.95 (Paperback - African American Arts and Activities / Teachers Guide - 2002)
Description: African Americans throughout our country's history have developed a rich heritage of arts and activities. Now you can discover and enjoy many of these traditions, from celebrating Juneteenth to making African masks to creating unique quilts, right in your own home. TRADITIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND ACTIVITIES shows you how to do traditional tie-dyeing, how to make and play your own talking drum, and how to join with friends to create your own folktale. You'lll learn all about the history and development of jazz, blues, and rap music, and you'll find out how to play fun games like mancala, muraburaba, chigoro danda, and more. With fun projects and easy-to-follow directions, this captivating learn-and-do guide explores the treasured stories and customs of the earliest African Americans and of their descendants today. (128 pgs) Activities Ages 9-12
Ashay says, "The kids in our mentoring program made African masks and calabashes from this book. I had as much fun as they did. This book has so many wonderful activities, and it is a great resource for African culture and traditions. An absolute must have for the classroom."
Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.4 x 0.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces