Asia Resources

See Also: Japan Resources

Resource Type Title/Author Comments Check Out Again? Rating
Book/Library A is for Asia; Chin-Lee, Cynthia Nice overview of Asian culture X 5
Book/Library A New Year's Surprise; Naylor, Phyllis Young girl's family doesn't have enough money for new clothes for the Persian New Year celebration, but something else new shows up X 5
Book/Library Africa and Asia; The Legacy of The Ancient World; Corbishley, Mike Detailed, for older preschoolers; even just looking at the pictures and reading the descriptions is wonderful X 5
World Atlas/Globe Rand McNally Children's Atlas Find Asia in/on atlas/globe; notice different size, location, types of land, etc.   4
Placemats World Placemats from Wal*Mart Meal fun and great family discussions   5
Field Trip Asian grocer Let each child pick out something to try (hint: you might want to research and guide the child or be prepared to be VERY adventuresome)   5
Field Trip Various restaurants that serve different types of Asian cuisine: Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Lebanese, Thai, etc. Show child how to eat w/ chopsticks & offer them the chance   5



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