ERIC Number: ED407316
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
International Spring and Summer Festivals. Projects and Patterns for Holiday Gifts, Greetings, Ornaments, Decorations, and Classroom Displays. A Good Apple Seasonal Idea/Activity Book for Grades 1-6.
Barr, Marilynn G.
This seasonal idea/activity book for grades 1-6 features interesting facts on the origins of traditions and customs of spring and summer festivals from around the world. There are numerous hands-on art activities, a map of each country or continent of the activity's origin, and a brief explanation of each tradition. Areas and countries of the world include: (1) Africa (Egypt, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Burkina Faso); (2) Antarctica; (3) Asia (India, Japan, China, Korea, and Malaysia); (4) Australia; (5) Europe (Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Iceland, and Ireland); (6) North America (Mexico and the United States); and (7) South America (Peru, Venezuela, Chile, and El Salvador). A section called "Around the World" focuses on St. Patrick's Day, Easter, April Fool's Day, Passover, May Day, and Independence and Flag Days. A 13-item bibliography concludes the book. (EH)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Holidays, Leisure Time, Multicultural Education, Religious Holidays, Social History, Social Studies
Modern Curriculum Press, P.O. Box 480, 299 Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054-0480; phone: (201) 739-8568.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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