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A day in ancient China – Food, Costumes

By |2018-04-18T23:18:06+00:00June 9th, 2017|China, Crafts|

An enslaved woman dancer from the Han Dynasty If you're a teacher, parent, or day camp counselor thinking of spending a week or so on ancient China, here are some ideas other people have found useful: Clothes: For boys, loose cotton pants in blue or black, and a matching cotton jacket; pajamas may [...]

Food in ancient China – rice and tea

By |2018-05-27T14:21:06+00:00June 6th, 2017|China, Food|

Chinese food Chinese food: rice When you think of Chinese food you think of rice, and rice was the first grain that people farmed in China. There is archaeological evidence of rice farming along the Yang-tse River by about 6000 BC. (Read more about the history of rice) People cooked rice by boiling [...]