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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Design Your Own Mancala Board

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:45PM ET

This is a virtual event.
African mancala boards


Virtual Event - Penn Museum


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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators. Every Tuesday, join these 30-minute sessions—perfect for kids in elementary to middle school—to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, and anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home!

Mancala is an ancient game from Africa that was originally played by digging shallow holes in the ground. Investigate mancala boards from around the world to discover the different craftsmanship, rules, and playing pieces used. Create your own mancala board with paper and learn a simple version of the game. Let the games begin!

Recommended Materials: Paper and pencils, crayons, or markers.

Free to Registered Guests