HistoryCrafts for kids at Penobscot Marine Museum: China

Posted July 19, 2012, at 3:07 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, 5 Church St, Searsport, ME

For more information: Education Department; 207-548-2529;

Mariners from Maine routinely sailed to the Orient. Make painted silk flags and a Chinese game called jiantze, or Chinese shuttlecock. Play jiantze and Chinese jump rope too. Try your hand at chopsticks and listen to one of our beautiful books about China. For childen ages 4 – 10 accompanied by an adult.

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