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Cherry Blossom Art from a Recycled Soda Bottle. Mar01 by Rachel Meeks Pink blossoms will soon appear on trees, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival starts on March 20.

Cherry Blossom Art from a Recycled Soda Bottle

In 1912 the city of Tokyo, Japan, gave Washington, D.C., a beautiful gift of 3,000 cherry blossom trees. This year celebrates the 100th anniversary of that gift. Make cherry blossom artwork with a recycled 2-liter soda bottle as a stamp! Start by using dark paint to paint a branch on poster board. I cut this piece of poster board in half lengthwise because I want it to look more like an art panel than a poster. Once the branch is painted, let it dry before continuing with the stamping. Now let’s do the stamping. The bottom of 2-liter soda bottle has five points like the five petals of a cherry blossom.

Press the plastic bottle on the poster board, then lift up. Ancient China - Ancient Chinese Life for Kids. Ancient China Projects for Kids! Empress Wu If you're a teacher, parent, or day camp counselor thinking of spending a week or so on ancient China, here's some ideas other people have found useful: Clothes: For boys, loose cotton pants in blue or black, and a matching cotton jacket – pajamas may be the easiest way to find this, or an athletic outfit with sweatpants.

Ancient China Projects for Kids!

For girls, a long white nightgown is a good place to start – it should reach her ankles. For YOUR KIDS! Chinese Inventions and the Chinese New Year.

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Ancient China. World History Crafts for Kids. A Book In Time » World History Kids Crafts » Crafts for All Historical Eras World History Kids Crafts These crafts could be adapted for almost any theme that you are teaching in your history curriculum.

World History Crafts for Kids

Find lots of suggestions for classroom activities here, from making books, to food ideas for various cultures, to art techniques. Use these craft ideas to make history fun for kids! And the best part is that most of these are absolutely FREE! Activity Books. Chinese Drum Craft. A popular old-fashioned noise-making toy, the Chinese drum (rattle) is twisted in the hand so that the beads bounce of it and make a noise.

Chinese Drum Craft

With practise you can get a good rhythm going! Here's one the kids can make themselves.. You will need: Shoelace Wooden beads Wooden spoon Two old cds/dvds Strong glue Acrylic paint Thread a bead on to each end of the shoelace and knot to secure. Glue an old CD or CD-Rom to either side of the spoon. When the glue is dry, paint your drum with acrylic paints. Practise getting a regular rhythm going, or use your drum to support your favorite team at a sporting event - perfect for the Olympic Games in Beijing. China Lesson Plans. Learn about Ancient China. Great Wall of China Lesson Activities: Teaching the History and Geography of the Amazing Chinese Landmark.

The Great Wall of China represents 2000 years of Chinese history.

Great Wall of China Lesson Activities: Teaching the History and Geography of the Amazing Chinese Landmark

The earliest known sections were unconnected barricades built in the 7th century BC by the Zhou Dynasty. In 221 BC, during the Qin Dynasty, the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, connected the smaller walls, linking them and extending them into the current foundation for one wall. Due to neglect, it deteriorated because the Great Wall was not maintained after the Qin Dynasty. Two thousand years later, during the Ming Dynasty which began in the 14th century AD, the Great Wall was built back up. It took 200 years to reconstruct the wall. A to Z Kids Stuff. Do not want others to know what you have done?

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Better not have done it anyways. China. BBC – Schools – Primary Languages – Mandarin: Vocabulary, activities, games, clips and songs for children learning Chinese. China. China. Chinese Children Photos, China Kids Pictures, Chinese Minority Kids. PBS Kids-Sagwa: Home Page. Best Chinese Websites. Chinese New Year Games and Activities - Year of the Dragon. Learning for Kids_Confucius Institute Online. China. Advertisement.

China is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) Location: China is the largest country entirely in Asia. Capital: Beijing is the capital of China. Size: China covers about 9,596,960 square kilometers. Population: China has the largest population of any country in the world. Flag: China's flag is red with five golden-yellow stars. Climate: China's climate ranges from desert to tropical to subarctic. Kids from China. Free Chinese Materials for Kids to Learn Chinese. Ancient China - Ancient Chinese Life for Kids. A Kids Life in China. As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.

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We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge. We encourage everyone to continue to “Think, Create and Collaborate,” unleashing the power of technology to teach, share, and inspire. China for Kids! Free crafts, coloring pages, puzzles, maps and more. Chinese Culture... for kids! So what's the Chinese bad luck number?

Chinese Culture... for kids!

It isn't 13... If you get on an elevator, what's the missing number on the pad? You will notice the number 4 is missing... yes, Chinese consider this a "bad luck" number as the pronunciation "suh" sounds similar to the Chinese character for "death". In contrast, the number 8 "bâ" sounds similar to the word for "wealth" and is therefore considered a very lucky number. The 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing started on 08/08/08 at precisely 08:08:08 p.m. Some variations exist because of the different pronunciations across China. Ancient China for Kids - Stories, Games, Dynasties, Geography, Daily Life, Religion, Inventions, and More! China for Kids. Maths Games - from


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Maths Coverage Mangahigh is a comprehensive and powerful maths teaching resource offering full coverage of the UK National Curriculum with more than 400 different challenges ranging from addition to quadratic factorisation 2. Adaptivity Students work best when they work at the edge of their abilities, and Mangahigh tempts students with easy tasks and then builds confidence for harder, more conceptual work 3. Mangahigh is designed for use in a school context and relies on the teacher to direct and control the maths learning experience for students 4. Our industry-leading tools analyse student performance in terms of achievement vs. effort, and also allow you to download these results for use in other packages. Chinese New Year Games - Online Games. China Pictures, Maps and Flags - China Clipart - China Royalty Free Photographs and Illustrations.