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Art History for Kids: Ancient Quipus from the Incas

October 16, 2012 by  
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Art History for Kids: Ancient Quipus from the Incas
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Ancient quipus  from the Inca Empire are still a mystery. Quipus can be described as ancient books, but instead of have letters or symbols, they are made of strings and knots.The Inca Empire was one of the greatest empires by the time the Spanish Conquistadors discovered America. They lived in the Andes and developed a [...]

Ethnic Art Project for Kids: Sand Painting

October 16, 2012 by  
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Ethnic Art Project for Kids: Sand Painting
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Many cultures have use colored sand to paint or to create with it. Native American Indians used sand painting to heal and to get rid of bad energies.

Ethnic Project for Kids: how to Make a Quipu

October 15, 2012 by  
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Ethnic Project for Kids: how to Make a Quipu
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Quipus are books from the ancient Inca empire in Peru. But these books are so special, they are not made on paper, or leather, or parchment, they are not even carved on stone. These books are made of colorful yarn strings attached to a main cord, and instead of letters or numbers, they used knots! [...]

Photography Project for Kids: How to make Sun Prints

Photography Project for Kids: How to make Sun Prints
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Sun Prints have been around us for centuries, many metals and materials fade when are expose to sunlight, but those ephemeris  images didn’t las long. They always disappeared  when they were expose to ambient light. Here you will find several projects to make with light, where creativity, art and science bring a lot of possibilities. [...]