Crafts That Celebrate Black History

From the Series Crafts & Activities

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Beginning chronologically with Benjamin Banneker and ending with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this collection has 20 crafts, each on based on the work of a distinguished black American. The projects include a Frederick Douglass Puppet, a Harriet Tubman Route to Freedom Maze, a Granville T. Woods Invention Puzzle, a Thank You George Washington Carver Magnet, and Mary McCloud Bethune’s School That Grew. Each craft is illustrated and outlined with step-by-step instructions, and each requires mainly common household items.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2011-08-01
BISACS JNF015000, JNF018010, JNF053140
Dewey 745.594'1
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Features Step-by-step instructions

Author: Kathy Ross

Kathy Ross grew up in upstate New York in the 1950s. She credits her unusual and very creative elementary school education at Oswego State Teachers College coupled with a childhood that afforded her time to "be" for her endless ability to create. Kathy has written many children’s songs, is a writer for the Highsmith Summer Reading Manual, has made dozens of television appearances, and has given workshops for both children and adults around the country. Kathy has published more then 60 books to date. She was honored to be the featured author of the month on the website of the Children’s Book Council.

Illustrator: Jenny Stow