Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 9: Cultural Traditions of the Islands (cc)

This series explores different cultures and fun things about different parts of the world - with one special twist - a concentration on islands. Each program visits one island and viewers learn about the island's culture and habitat through hands-on crafts. It's all about getting to know people of other cultures, not Click for more

1. The Bahamas (cc)

01. The Bahamas (cc)

The Bahamas are located in the Atlantic Ocean east of Cuba and Florida; the Bahamas are actually over 700 islands. When Columbus discovered them in 1492, they were the home of the Lucayan Indians. Tourism is the major industry here and the low-lying islands are ringed by coral reefs and beautiful water. The name Bahama comes from baja mar - or shallow seas - and was first named by Christopher Columbus. The Bahamas are home to the clearest water in the world. The Bahamian culture is known for bright colors and lively music, and you always find this combination in a Junkanoo parade. The four how-to crafts in this program include: Junkanoo Costume; Painted Cowbells; Wooden Wind Chimes; Paper Conch. 2007/CC Closed-Captioned PI 30 min.
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