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|Traditional African American Arts & Activities||by||Sonya Kimble-Ellis|
|Yr Published:||Dec. 2001|
|Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons|
From the Publisher
Discover a treasure trove of games and activities from the rich traditions of African American history and culture Kids will have a great time exploring African American heritage with this exciting new book in the Celebrating Our Heritage series, featuring fun games, cool crafts, and yummy recipes. They'll learn about history while playing games like Mancala and Chirgoro Danda ("Thumping Sticks"), making African masks and tie-dyed shirts, playing their own jazz flute, or cooking up some plantains, Caribbean-style. With Traditional African American Arts and Activities, kids will discover a wealth of meaningful traditions, and have a blast doing it! Sonya Kimble-Ellis (Union, NJ) writes for many magazines, including Black Enterprise, American Visions, and Teen Wire. She is also the author of the children's book Math Puzzlers.