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> From: Abby Parower <abby>
> To: artsednet.edu
> Subject: Book Making Projects
> Date: Monday, January 05, 1998 6:23 PM
> Hello everyone,
> Currently I am brainstorming ideas for a hands-on project appropriate for
> students (mostly 4th graders) for our upcoming exhibit, "Women in
Printing and Publishing
> in California: The 19th and early 20th Centuries." I am thinking about
doing some type of
> bookmaking project that includes making the book and some form of
printing - either wood
> blocks, stamps etc.
> As the school groups have approximately one hour to complete their
projects, I need to
> develop something rather simple, but fun and worthwhile.
> If you have any bookmaking successes or ideas you would like to share, I
would love to
> hear from you! Also, since this exhibit is geared toward an older
audience, any ideas you
> might have to bring it to life for kids would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you in advance!
> Janelle Wise
> Director of Education
> The California Historical Society
> (415) 357-1848, ext. 22