Marco Polo For Kids: His Marvelous Journey To China, 21 Activities (for Kids Series)
- Number of Pages: 144
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
The Far East comes alive in this activity book centered on Marco Polo's journey to China from Venice along the 13th-century Silk Road. Activities include making a mythical map, generating a mosaic, fun with Feng Shui, making paper, and putting on a wayang-kulit (shadow-puppet play ). Kids will join Marco as he travels by caravan through vast deserts and over steep mountain ranges, stopping in exotic cities and humble villages, till at last he arrives in the palace of the Kublai Khan. A complete resource section with magnificent museums and their Internet net internet sites invites kids to embark on their own expedition of discovery. Just for fun, kids will learn several words of Turkish, Persian, Mongol, Hindi, and Chinese. Woven throughout the tale are 21 activities that highlight the diverse cultures Marco encountered along the way.
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