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Thurs: 1 PM–8 PM
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Tue–Wed: Closed
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200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
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Activity

How to Paint a Lotus

Students will learn how to paint a lotus flower using Chinese brushpainting techniques.

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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Gecko: A Balinese Folktale

Asian Art Museum Storyteller Miriam Mills tells a story about a gecko from Bali.

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3)

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Flying Carp Kite

In this activity, children will make a paper carp which may be flown at their own homes on May 5th. Skills reinforced through this activity include: greater understanding of traditions, aesthetic awareness, symbolism, fine motor skills, visual discrimination and awareness, measurement and following directions.

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3)

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Growing Sabze, a Symbol of Rebirth

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Lunar New Year Red Envelopes

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Make a Salt-Dough Diya Lamp

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Create Balinese Shadow Puppets

Create Balinese shadow puppets with these downloadable templates.

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5)

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Harvest Prints

Make your own harvest print to celebrate the onset of autumn and the harvest bounty.

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Tiger and Puppy Paper Plate Animals

The story “Tiger and Puppy” is about a village with five families, where a mischievous tiger would eat all the food. An unlikely hero, a small puppy, comes to the rescue and helps the villagers capture the tiger. Create your own paper plate animals to retell this Korean folktale.

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-Kindergarten, Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5)