Imagine a community in Cameroon, along the west cost of Africa. The weather is hot and dry. Traditional homes are made of sun-dried mud bricks. Create a replica village!
Cameroon is very near the equator, so it is hot most of the time and receives very little rain. Find this country on a map of Africa. The people of Cameroon have traditionally built their houses with sun-dried mud bricks. Learn more about the sizes and shapes of these homes. How are the bricks made? Discover other information about Cameroon's culture and history, too.
Using Crayola® Model Magic®, build a replica of a mud house in Cameroon. To create brown mud colors, blend Model Magic with color from Crayola Washable Markers. Knead the modeling compound, adding more marker color, until you achieve the shade desired.
For the door, use black Model Magic or color white Model Magic with markers. Air dry overnight.
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