A Day in Central Asia
Would you like to experience a day in Central Asia for yourself? Well there are two ways to do it; you can hop on a plane and fly all the way around the world or a faster way would be to follow these instructions and find out a little of what it is like to live in Central Asia right in your very own home!
Parents: If you want to help educate your child on the needs of the people in Central Asia, here are some ways that may be helpful in illustrating for your child the situation of these people. The following ideas (and the stories found throughout this section) are designed to give you and your children a better connection with these people who are in dire need of the Lord.
We'll start with food. Food is one of the most important aspects of Central Asian culture. Serving people is an art that is taken very seriously. As we venture through our Central Asian day, let's try some of the foods that are eaten by Central Asians.
Let's have breakfast!
Shir Brinj is a hot cereal often found in Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
Let's get dressed!
These are a few photos of children wearing traditional dress from Central Asian countries. Many times you will see boys wearing hats or girls wearing scarves. Let's try to put on a scarf or make a hat!
Dine like a Turk with a typical Turkish lunch!
Kids all over the world love to find creative ways to have fun and entertain themselves, Central Asia is no different! Have fun with these two games.
Art is an important part of life in all cultures, but especially in Central Asia. Artists there make beautiful tapestries, rugs, mosaics and paintings. Practice your own art skills by coloring pictures of Central Asia.
And for dinner enjoy this traditional rice pilaf that is found throughout many of the countries in Central Asia!
For more Central Asian Recipes, go here.