World Myths and Legends 25 Projects You Can Build Yourself by Kathryn Ceceri, Shawn Braley
  

World Myths and Legends 25 Projects You Can Build Yourself

Written by Kathryn Ceceri, Shawn Braley
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World Myths and Legends 25 Projects You Can Build Yourself by Kathryn Ceceri, Shawn Braley

Providing a window into the history, science, and values of the cultures that produced them, this unique exploration of fearsome gods and brave heroes includes hands-on activities, fun facts, and modern-day connections. Projects range from experiencing the Greek tale of Odysseus and making a double soda-bottle whirlpool to fashioning a West African drum from yogurt containers and creating an indoor or outdoor garden according to the Native American story of the Three Sisters. Summarising the characters and stories that ancient peoples used to explain the natural world and human behaviour, this activity guide conducts a fascinating adventure of imagination and mystery, unveiling wonders of the past as well as emphasising the importance of oral traditions.

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An excellent introduction to the cultures and myths of a diverse selection of peoples, and one I highly recommend to home-schoolers in particular . . . The projects themselves are extremely varied, and go beyond simple craft-ness. For instance, one activity for the Greek section is to use Euclidian geometry to make an equilateral triangle--fun with compasses! --Charlotte's Library Blog

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Format

Paperback
120 pages

Author

Kathryn Ceceri, Shawn Braley
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Publisher

Nomad Press

Publication date

22nd April 2010

ISBN

9781934670439


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