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By Valerie Petrillo

Hands-on actions, video games, and crafts introduce young ones to the range of Asian American cultures and educate them concerning the humans, stories, and occasions that experience formed Asian American heritage. This e-book is damaged down into sections masking American descendents from numerous Asian international locations, together with China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. themes contain the background of immigration from Asian nations, vital occasions in U.S. historical past, sidebars on well-known Asian american citizens, language classes, and actions that spotlight arts, video games, nutrition, garments, specific celebrations, and folklore. young children can paint a calligraphy banner, perform Tai Chi, fold an origami puppy or cat, construct a eastern rock backyard, build a Korean kite, cook dinner bibingka, and create a chalk rangoli. A time line, word list, and suggestions for websites, books, videos, and museums around out this multicultural advisor.

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3. Repeat step 2 to add a second coat of paint. 4. Paint a red dragon on the front using the thin paintbrush. Use the picture here as a guide, or design your own. Let dry. Repeat with a second coat if necessary. 02 (007-064) chapter 02 2/1/07 2:47 PM Page 29 5. Optional: Paint varnish on the outside of the box with the thick paintbrush. Let dry 10 minutes. Paint the inside of the box, and let dry. For more shine, apply another coat. C. At the time, many Americans criticized the choice of Maya Lin.

In a small bowl, whisk an egg and dip each slice in the egg mixture. Place slices on a nonstick frying pan over medium heat until the pieces are soft. Flip the slices occasionally. 10. Enjoy! On New Year’s Eve the family dresses in all-new clothes, usually with a lot of red for good luck. They pay their respects to their ancestors and the gods by leaving out offerings of tea, incense, and food. Next the entire family— grandparents, parents, children, aunts, uncles, and cousins— sit down to a feast of many delicious courses.

Harmony depends on the proper balance between the two. Everything in life is composed of varying amounts of yin and yang, opposites that together make a whole. The yin-yang symbol shows the relationship between these two forces. Yin and yang are always considered when treating the health of a person. Traditional Chinese medicine is used to balance the forces of yin and yang within the body. Herbal Shops A store that can always be found in Chinatown is the Chinese herbal shop. The walls of the shop are lined with tiny wooden drawers filled with different dried herbs, flowers, nuts, and seeds.

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