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Amazing Africa Projects You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself)

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While Africa is one continent it contains many diverse countries. Amazing Africa Projects You Can Build

Yourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the stunning landscapes, ancient civilizations and ethnic groups, unique traditions, and amazing wildlife of the vast African continent.

With 25 fun projects that kids can complete using common household supplies and recycled materials, kids learn about life in Africa. Step-by-step instructions show young readers how to make their own shields for an initiation ceremony, cook banana fritters and fufu cakes, and design animal masks to commemorate the seasons. Kids will celebrate Africa and its place in our world through the interdisciplinary lens of science and social studies facts and activities. This book meets the Common Core State Standards for reading informational text. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.

Synopsis:

Separating the vast continent into its many distinct and diverse countries, this comprehensive reference introduces the ancient civilizations and tribes, unique traditions, and amazing wildlife of Africa. With 25 fun projects that kids can complete using easily accessible supplies and even recycled materials, this study clearly demonstrates what life is like in each unique setting. Step-by-step instructions show how to make shields for an initiation ceremony, cook banana fritters and benne cakes, and design animal masks to celebrate the seasons. Summarizing one of the world's largest and most populous landscapes, this overview also touches on the obstacles overcome by the African people and how the global community can help them face future challenges.

About the Author

Carla Mooney is a writer who has been featured in Golfer Girl, Highlights, and Learning Through History. She is the author of Asante Samuel, Dads, Teach Your Child About Becoming a Sister, and Vanessa Hudgens. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Megan Stearns is a freelance artist and has completed many commissions, including portraits of animals, people, and landscapes; T-shirt designs; and childrens book illustrations. She lives in Mattituck, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934670422
Subtitle:
You Can Build Yourself
Author:
Mooney, Carla
Illustrator:
Stearns, Megan
Author:
Stearns, Megan
Author:
Sterns, Megan
Publisher:
Nomad Press
Subject:
People & Places - Africa
Subject:
Activity Books - General
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Africa Study and teaching.
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Build It Yourself series
Publication Date:
20100209
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 18.5 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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Separating the vast continent into its many distinct and diverse countries, this comprehensive reference introduces the ancient civilizations and tribes, unique traditions, and amazing wildlife of Africa. With 25 fun projects that kids can complete using easily accessible supplies and even recycled materials, this study clearly demonstrates what life is like in each unique setting. Step-by-step instructions show how to make shields for an initiation ceremony, cook banana fritters and benne cakes, and design animal masks to celebrate the seasons. Summarizing one of the world's largest and most populous landscapes, this overview also touches on the obstacles overcome by the African people and how the global community can help them face future challenges.

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