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ERIC Number: ED407316
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 198
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-86653-837-2
ISSN: N/A
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A