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Water Puppet Theaters Vietnam

Water Puppet Theaters Vietnam

Water puppetry is a traditional art form that originated in North Vietnam. The villagers would entertain each other, while standing in the water, bringing to life legends and old tales…Although Thang Long Water Puppet Theater in Hanoi is probably the most famous one, you can visit water puppet theaters all over Vietnam. Here are a few options.

Learn about Vietnam

Learn about Vietnam

Traveling is an amazing way to learn about new countries, cultures and people. When Tomi and Mimi heard they were going to visit Vietnam, they wanted to know all about this Asian country and they did that in a creative way, read on for tips and resources.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Tomi and Mimi made these cute Chinese Lanterns for Chinese New Year. It is very simple and a nice quick craft for at home. You just need some sturdy paper, scissors, glue and some markers or paint to decorate.

Rail Museum New Delhi

Rail Museum New Delhi

Most exciting were the train rides that Tomi and Mimi took on the special mini trains. So cute, ideal for children and very lovely indeed. The National Rail Museum also has an exhibition inside about the history of the railways, different uses, train mechanics and different sorts of engines.

Come celebrate Lohri!

Come celebrate Lohri!

In the evening families or neighbors start a bonfire. Tomi and Mimi have a big bonfire in front of their house. There is music playing and people are going around the fire to throw corn kernels and popcorn in the fire. People are dancing to the rhythmic music of the drummers. They are eating Indian Naan bread baked in a fire oven outside. Everyone is having a great time.

Cows in the street of India

Cows in the street of India

Every day Tomi and Mimi look outside from their balcony to see the tuktuks, the cycle rickshaws, the dogs and the people in their colorful clothes. In the morning a pushcart with vegetables stops in front of the house. As well as a fruit cart.

Today they were looking out over the street of their house and they got a lovely surprise. Who do you think came at the door? Who was walking down the street? It was a cow! Yes indeed, and not just one, all day long cows walked on and off trying to get a bite to eat.

Simple Halloween Costume

Simple Halloween Costume

Make a quick costume with these simple halloween costume ears Halloween with Tomi and Mimi is always sweet, not because of the treats...But because they choose to be cute sweet animals. Tomi and Mimi are not really into scary halloweens. So when they are asked what...

Zebra Crafting for World Animal Day

Zebra Crafting for World Animal Day

Make a nice paper zebra with paper stripes. Today is World Animal Day. A day to celebrate animals, big or small. Maybe you have a pet, then you can give him or her a treat and some extra hugs today. Tomi and Mimi celebrated this special day by crafting one of their...

Visiting the Giant Panda

Visiting the Giant Panda

Tomi and Mimi traveled to Beijing, the capital of China. The best place to see the Giant Pandas there is in the Panda Pavilion in the Beijing Zoo. The Beijing Zoo is very large with lots and lots of interesting and exotic animals, parks, ponds, shops and restaurants. Tomi and Mimi took the East Entrance of the Zoo, so they were right where the Giant Pandas have their home.

Map the World

Map the World

Use your animal puppets to learn about the world! Tomi and Mimi happen to have a lot of animal puppets. Animals from all over the world; Polar bear, ostrich, zebra, koala, penguins, dogs, cows, even lions, tigers and a hippopotamus. Every morning they learn about the...

Hand Flowers in a vase

Hand Flowers in a vase

Craft your own Hand Flowers for Mom or Dad Surprise your mom or dad with a beautiful bunch of flowers. You don't need to go to the flower shop or pick flowers from the garden. Just trace your hands, decorate and your flowers are done. It makes a great gift for someone...

Crafting your own Felt Flap Book

Crafting your own Felt Flap Book

Making a flap book is fun and easy! Tomi and Mimi love to read flap books. They like to discover the pictures hidden behind the flaps. They like it so much, that they decided to make one themselves. This is a nice craft to do on a rainy afternoon. It also makes a...

Toilet Roll Dino Craft

Toilet Roll Dino Craft

Save up your toilet rolls to make these cute dinosaurs Oh Dear, no more toilet paper... that is usually not so very nice, unless you are waiting to make some super cute dinosaurs! Tomi and Mimi had two empty toilet rolls and really wanted to make dinosaurs with them....

Paper Penguin boys and girls

Paper Penguin boys and girls

Craft cute Paper Penguins with Tomi & Mimi Tomi and Mimi asked for a quick craft project and decided to make paper puppets. They choose penguins. Mimi said she didn't like black and white penguins, so they picked their favorite colors; pink and blue and yellow for...

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