This colorful collection invites youngsters and masqueraders of all ages to don some of the most imaginative and intriguing masks ever! Each mask is whimsically embellished with flowers, celestial objects, and swirls of fantastic colors. Play-pretenders simply punch out the mask and eyeholes, add a string or a rubber band.
Six authentically designed punch-out masks based on the comic make-up created by favorite circus clowns—perfect for school shows, Halloween dress-up, clown routines, room decorations, or just clowning around at home. No cutting necessary.
Striking replicas of three sarcophagi — largest approximately 9" x 3" x 2½" —elaborately decorated with hieroglyphics and human, animal and mythical figures. No scissors necessary for assembling miniaturized treasures that are perfect for school projects or fun at home.
Step-by-step instructions, clearly outlined diagram for assembling authentic model of elaborately ornamented sarcophagus measuring approximately 11 1/4 inches long, 3 1/2 inches wide and 4 inches deep and embellished with hieroglyphics, gods of the dead, and other forms. Complete with removable lid and gauze-shrouded figure.
Five authentic, carefully researched masks: King Tut, lioness (the goddess Sekhmet), falcon (Horus), crocodile (Sebek), and a jackal (Anubis). Ideal for Halloween, costume parties, school plays. Easily assembled. Instructions.
A Grade-By-Grade Resource Guide for Parents and Teachers
Author: E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
The invaluable grade-by-grade guide (kindergarten—sixth) is designed to help parents and teachers select some of the best books for children. Books to Build On recommends: • for kindergartners, lively collections of poetry and stories, such as The Children’s Aesop, and imaginative alphabet books such as Bill Martin, Jr.’s Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Lucy Micklewait’s I Spy: An Alphabet in Art • for first graders, fine books on the fine arts, such as Ann Hayes’s Meet the Orchestra, the hands-on guide My First Music Book, and the thought-provoking Come Look with Me series of art books for children • for second graders, books that open doors to world cultures and history, such as Leonard Everett Fisher’s The Great Wall of China and Marcia Willaims’s humorous Greek Myths for Young Children • for third graders, books that bring to life the wonders of ancient Rome, such as Living in Ancient Rome, and fascinating books about astronomy, such as Seymour Simon’s Our Solar System • for fourth graders, engaging books on history, including Jean Fritz’s Shh! We're Writing the Constitution, and many books on Africa, including the stunningly illustrated story of Sundiata: Lion King of Mali • for fifth graders, a version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream that retains much of the original language but condenses the play for reading or performance by young students, and Michael McCurdy’s Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass • for sixth graders, an eloquent retelling of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and the well-written American history series, A History of US . . . and many, many more!
Thirty disguises, all identified and ready to color, include a mask used by a performer in an ancient Roman tragedy, a Death Mask from Mexico, a Chinese Lion Mask for New Year's celebrations, a water spirit disguise from New Caledonia, as well as masks from Guatemala, India, Nigeria, Egypt, Peru, Borneo, and Burma (Myanmar).
Twelve authentic, full-color disguises, including such No masks as a ceremonial old man, the Thunder God, an "Oto" mask used in comic interludes between No plays, as well as masks worn for dance, other types of theatrical roles and temple rituals. Clear diagrams and simple assembly instructions included.
Imaginative, simple-to-construct educational toy, measuring about 221/4" wide, 81/4" high and 6" deep, includes backdrop of tribal encampment, with full-color pieces representing hunters, warriors, teepees with painted designs, women preparing meals and stretching animal hides, and more. No scissors needed. Assembly instructions provided. 6 full-color plates of 27 pieces.