Crafts Around the World Series Africa: Egypt

April 17, 2024 9:00AM - 12:00PM

John R Rodger Elementary 6535 John R Rodgers Rd Bellaire, MI 49615

Contact: Antrim County MSU Extension 231-533-8818

Enjoy learning how to make simple crafts from six of the seven continents: Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, and South America.  Journey around the continents, learning how to make simple crafts and having fun creating. 

In the Africa series, youth will be introduced to a simple cultural craft from Egypt-a "wasekh", a broad layered collar necklace.  Students will also have fun with hieroglyphics!  Objectives for participating students (3rd-5th grade) include:

  • Learn the cultural history and origins of the craft
  • Inspire global exploration
  • Develop fine motor skills
  • Increase cultural awareness and creativity

This is a closed class.  If you are interested in hosting a similar event to this in the future, please contact Geep Charlebois at 231-533-8818 or by email at

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