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Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 2: Around the World

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 2: Around the World

As kids explore their own creativity through crafts, they also learn about other countries and cultures. Children quickly discover there is no right or wrong way to be creative. A portion of proceeds is donated to non-profit projects. Produced by Katherine Stull, Inc. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 13-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also see: Series 1; Series 3; Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9; Series 10; Series 11;Series 12; Series 13; Series 14


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1. A Craft Adventure: Getting Ready

1. A Craft Adventure: Getting Ready

Travel around the world and learn about different cultures and countries through their crafts. But first you need some travel crafts to make your journey special. Projects include: Adventure Album Cover - Make the perfect album cover for the photos and notes you collect on your travels. This 3-D cover Click for more


2. China

2. China

In China we’re having a New Year's party complete with games, masks, dancing, music and lights. Projects of the Far East include: Tangram Set - You won’t believe what you can make from just 7 pieces of paper; Chinese Dragon Mask - When the first new moon enters the sign of Aquarius, farmers and Click for more


3. African Art

3. African Art

"Recommended. This program captures the spirit of Africa through five craft projects. Instructions are presented by capable instructors; with camera shots effectively capturing the simple construction process. A good resource!" -Booklist
"Recommended. Presents a medley of craft ideas that kids will love. Click for more


4. U.S.A

4. U.S.A

Our travel to the U.S.A. steps back to the roots of the country and the traditional crafts it is known for. Projects include: Corn Husk Dolls - First introduced by Native Americans to the settlers, corn husk dolls are fun and easy; Native American Jewelry - The first inhabitants of the United States Click for more


5. Mexico

5. Mexico

When you think of Mexican crafts, the first thing that comes to mind is color: vibrant reds, blues, greens and yellows appear in pottery, flowers and dolls. Projects include: Mosaic Bead Pottery - The pottery of Mexico is beautiful. Here we start with a clay pot, wonderful beads, and a unique grout to Click for more


6. Japan

6. Japan

Japan, the land of symbols; where every craft activity has another meaning. Though the designs appear to be simple, the crafts can be very intricate. Projects include: Origami Kimono and Pinwheel - Simple paper folding gives you two different toys: a paper doll and a pin wheel; Temari Balls - Use Click for more


7. United Kingdom

7. United Kingdom

Fiber and texture is a unique feature of crafts made throughout the United Kingdom. Projects include: Easy Tatting - Create a delicate, lacy doily for tea using our new technique which gives you the look with an easy weaving technique; Snip Shots - These great cutouts of popular figures of the Click for more


8. Canada

8. Canada

Canada is a wonderful country where nature and the outdoors play an important part of many of their crafts; also featured is its tribal heritage. Projects include: Beat a Leaf Journal - We actually use the pigment in plants to create unique prints; Walking Stick - Start with a real stick or wooden Click for more


9. Australia

9. Australia

Travel to the "Land Down Under" for fun crafting ideas. Your journey explores historic Australian crafts and the common things and animals associated with the island-continent. Projects include: Cave Painting - Early inhabitants of Australia left their mark in caves and on rock. Your designs will replicate Click for more


10. Africa: Animal Kingdom

10. Africa: Animal Kingdom

A visit to Africa wouldn’t be complete without taking time for some of the different animals that inhabit this continent. Projects include: T-Shirt Snake - Is it a snake or a T-shirt? Try this project and you'll find out; Wild Animal Puppets - Whimsical creatures incorporate many characteristics Click for more


11. Egypt, India and Morocco

11. Egypt, India and Morocco

Three exotic countries offer a wide variety of crafts. Projects include: Wind Chime - Create beautiful music with a painted, clay wind chime; Batik Shirt - This is the easy way to batik, using glue and fabric paint; Magic Carpet - Who knows where you might travel on your magic carpet of Click for more


12. Italy

12. Italy

We visit Italy and learn of the Renaissance period in this country, featuring beautiful glass crafts that are an important part of Italian art. Projects include: Mosaic Tiles - Leftover floor tiles and markers create true Italian mosaics; Stained Glass Sun Catcher - Foiling creates Renaissance-inspired Click for more


13. Home Again and Reminiscing

13. Home Again and Reminiscing

This show is about preserving your memories and reminiscing about your whirlwind tour. Projects include: Travel Briefcase - This 3D case holds all of your memories, not to mention ticket stubs, stickers and mementos; Pencil Pals - Top your pencils with these figures and you’ll never forget the Click for more





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