Summer Crafts that Celebrate Asian Cultures

Summer camps and programs are right around the corner and whether you are planning for overnight campers or a day program, I’m sure that “arts & crafts” are an important part of the mix. Why not give your crafts an Asian twist or have an international celebration where you teach about many cultures while having … Read more

Riverfront Recapture Dragon Boat & Asian Festival, Hartford, CT

When: August 17, 2019 all-day
Where: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford, CT, USA

The Dragon Boat & Asian Festival in Hartford CT has invited Jennifer DeCristoforo back on Saturday, August 17th, 2019 to bring Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts to this wonderful Asian culture event. She will offer hands-on children’s Chinese craft activities and be signing books. Come to Hartford and enjoy all the free activities, performances, food … Read more

Dragon Boat & Asian Festival, Hartford CT

When: August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford, CT, USA

The Dragon Boat & Asian Festival in Hartford CT has invited Jennifer DeCristoforo back Saturday August 18th, 2018 to bring Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts to this wonderful Asian culture event. She will offer hands-on children’s Chinese craft activities and be signing books. Come to Hartford and enjoy all the free activities, performances, food and … Read more

Dragon Boat & Asian Festival, Hartford CT

When: August 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford, CT, USA

The Dragon Boat & Asian Festival in Hartford CT has invited Jennifer DeCristoforo back Saturday August 20th, 2016 to bring Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts to this wonderful Asian culture event. She will offer hands-on children’s Chinese craft activities and be signing books. Come to Hartford and enjoy all the activities, performances, food and exciting … Read more

Summer Sun and Chinese Dragon Fun

Lucky Bamboo Crafts have been part of the fun over these summer weeks. Life is a little slower, the weather is divine, and what better time to enjoy sharing crafts and Chinese culture with kids. In July I headed to the Bangor Chinese School with my daughter to lead a workshop during their Chinese Dragon Camp. … Read more

Chinese Crafts for Summer Camps

Hello, Summer! We are enjoying the change of pace in Maine as the state swells with visitors looking for beaches, ice cream, lighthouses and relaxation. Many of your kids are also headed to summer camps in places like Maine, and camps are a great place to introduce Chinese crafts. (I think you knew where I was … Read more

Chinese Culture Craft Kits

          Happy Spring! In Maine I should add a few more exclamation points this year… whew we have had a long wait. But I can now divert attention away from frigid weather and vitamin D deficiency and think crafts again. I am putting up a crowdfunding campaign soon for my newest … Read more

Duanwu Festival and a World for our Kids

Hello and Happy Spring… As we thaw out in Maine,  I’ve tried to keep my mind on planning events and sharing new crafts, but I can’t seem to shake my anxiety toward the instability in today’s world. I wake up with it and go to sleep with it. What happened? Well we know what happened… … Read more

Dragon Boats and Lobsters

Greetings from Maine! Summer is still here, as far as I’m concerned. My daughter doesn’t go back to school until after Labor Day, of course falling late this year. So I see it as my obligation, living in “Vacationland”, to wedge in more fun with friends and family, and eat more lobster. I’ve woven a … Read more