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22 06, 2017

Making tea – Food history projects

By |2017-06-22T02:33:19-07:00June 22nd, 2017|China, Food|0 Comments

A cup of tea (thanks to http://www.teaaccessories.net/) For the simplest tea project, make yourself a cup of black tea and drink it, just to see what it tastes like. You can just boil a little water and pour it into a cup and put in a teabag. Let it cool a little and [...]

9 06, 2017

A day in ancient China – Food, Costumes, Projects

By |2019-03-27T08:44:23-07:00June 9th, 2017|China, Crafts|0 Comments

An enslaved woman dancer from the Han Dynasty - does your China day involve dancing? Organizing a China day? 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: China day costumes Clothes: For boys, [...]

6 06, 2017

Food in ancient China – rice and tea

By |2019-09-10T06:44:05-07:00June 6th, 2017|China|26 Comments

Chinese food Chinese food: rice Rice was the first grain that people farmed in China, and rice is such a basic food in China that the Chinese words for "cook" and "eat" both include the word for "rice". At first people picked wild rice. But people were farming rice along the Yang-tse River [...]