Tales Alive!: Ten Multicultural Folktales with Activities
In her warm, uplifting style, Susan Milord brings each tale to life with a myriad of exciting, relevant hands-on activities.
* India: "A Drum" plus all about chain stories, retelling a story in rhyme, and making a waisted drum from flower pots.
* Scotland: "The Blue-Eyed Hare" plus Halloween fun spiced with a bit of Macbeth, creating a hare puppet, and making honeybutter.
* Russia: "Clever Maiden" plus making an ice palace, Faberge'-style egg, a number puzzle, and the riddle of the Sphinx.
* Ghana: "Why Hare Is Always on the Run" plus a water experiment, writing African proverbs, and making an animal mask.
* Argentina: "The Gentle People" plus creating a wish list, growing your own annual flowers, and making a paper "feather" necklace.
Plus five more tales--from Canada, Australia, Italy, Japan, and Turkey. A virtual feast of fun and cultural awareness!