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Art Project: African Magazine Beads

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The book can inspire a host of art projects, from making African style masks to musical instruments to beads. The children in Jumping Jenny contributed to the fundraising fair in all different ways. One of the fun things that they …
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Ugandan Beads: Online Resources

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A number of organizations are working with the women of Uganda to help them gain exposure and sell their beaded jewelry.  Below is a list  of organizations pioneering this field. Click here for an art project you can do with …
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Art Activity: Cut-Out Puppets

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Here are two sets of cut-out puppets you can do at home. Decide whether you want to play with the colored ones, or whether you want to color your own. You can also add glitter, ribbon and other decorations with …
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Art Activity: Coloring Pages

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Here are three pages that you can color at home. Click on the one you want to work on first. Then ask a grown-up to help you print it out. Jenny loves the color blue. What’s your favorite color?

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Art Project: African Magazine Beads

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The book can inspire a host of art projects, from making African style masks to musical instruments to beads. The children in Jumping Jenny contributed to the fundraising fair in all different ways. One of the fun things that they did was make beaded jewelry. Uganda has a tradition of making beautiful beads out of magazines called Mzuri beads. These are fun to make with your children and with some advanced planning, you can even control the color schemes of the paper you use. It is also a great way to recycle your old magazines. Depending on the amount of time you have, and the age of your children, you might want to prepare some of the magazine strips in advance.
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