An oil-paper umbrella is a type of paper umbrella that originated in China. It subsequently spread across several East, South and Southeast Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Laos, where it has been further developed with different characteristics.
Clapsticks are an Aboriginal musical instrument that are used to provide rhythm.
They are usually two sticks which are struck against one another. They come in a range of sizes and can either be plain or decorated.
These puzzles feature Australian animals and can be used all year round in a range of activities. One piece puzzles help very small children to set goals and problem solve. Turning and rotating the piece until it fits in correctly teaches them important spatial lessons.
Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture and other Asian countries in which performers mimic a lion’s movements in a lion costume to bring good luck and fortune.
Bamboo steamers are round steamers made from bamboo like those used in Chinese cuisine. They can be stacked on top of each other so that the steam can cook many different servings simultaneously.
The Asian conical hat, commonly known as an Asian rice hat, coolie hat (in the UK), or farmer’s hat, is a simple style of conical hat originating in East, South, and Southeast Asia, particularly Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, parts of Russian Manchuria and Vietnam.
A rain stick is a long, hollow tube partially filled with small pebbles or beans. Around the inside there are pins or nails so that when the tube is turned around, the beans fall and make the sound of rain.
Hello to our lovely borrowers! Just to let you know, our van is in the shop for maintenance for the next two weeks. This means we won’t be able to do any visits again until mid-July. We will send an email to all of our borrowers when we are ready to come visit you again….