Resources for Educators

 

Kalamkari

Learn more about this traditional Indian textile art at: www.kalamkariart.org 

 

http://resources.archedu.org/kalamkari.html 

 

http://www.craftrevival.org/

 

Kanchil Folktales:  For a free bibliography of Kanchil stories, click this PDF >

 

Lesson Plans

For free lesson plans on performing and producing a Kanchil tale using puppetry, click the following 2 links:

Asia Education Link 1                  Asia Education Link 2

 

 

Theatrical script of Mangoes and Bananas:  For a "Readers' Theatre" script of the book, click this PDF >

 

Tara Books
Based in Chennai, India, they are the publishers of all three of my books, as well as many other wonderful Indian art and children’s books. Please visit their website at: www.tarabooks.com 

 

Wayang Kanchil Puppetry
To learn about this form of Indonesian puppetry, and to see patterns of wayang kanchil puppets, go to: wayangkancil.tripod.com/ 

 

Illustrator: Jagdish Chitara

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