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Crafting In The USA: Appalachia Region

26 minutes 47 seconds

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The Appalachia region of the United States is famous for its widely varied arts and crafts. Demonstrates making five crafts that represent the area. Lists supplies and tools needed for each craft, and shows the finished projects. Make a rush-weaving frame, a paper quilt wall hanging, a Jacob's ladder, clay folk doll, and a basket. Some crafts require adult supervision. Patterns and directions for these crafts are available through the CMP online lesson guide. From the "Hands on Crafts for Kids" television series.

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Runtime: 26 minutes 47 seconds

Hands on tabletop arrange wood sticks in a square frame shape, creating a rush weaving frame. Caption. Glue them in place, and then set them aside to dry.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 1
26 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Closeup of a person holding a blue disc with open center over a craft table with a pile of small seashells and a few popsicle sticks. Caption. And I've drilled 2 small holes in the top.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 2
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
2 hexagonal maracas in the shape of turtles with brightly colored designs on their shells. 2 strings adorned with feathers and beads hang from the base of the maracas. Caption. You can see I've decorated it with beads and feathers.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 3
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Hands press a circular handmade stamp onto fabric. Another inked stamp in green and blue is next to its fabric design. Caption. So you're just going to press that into the center here.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 4
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
A piggy bank tube with Abraham Lincoln's face, beard, ears, clothes, and stovepipe hat made from paper and pasted onto the tube. Caption. And finish putting some of Abe's face together.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 5
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Person working on a tabletop strings beads onto leather lace. Caption. When I get all of them laced on.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 6
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Homemade pizza board game with toppings as game pieces. A paper spinner with topping shapes sits near the game board. Caption. And Joann and I are going to play the pizza game.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 7
27 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Hands press down on braided cord, shaping it into a small circular rug-like shape. Caption. This last piece, secure that with a little tape behind it.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 8
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Hand presses down on folded white paper with corrugated cardboard cover and twine sticking out from the center. Other hand pinches a small object. Caption. Glue it in place with your craft glue.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 9
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Orange clay held in 1 hand as a person attaches a small green triangle to it. Caption. And I'm actually pushing the green up against the orange.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 10
26 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12