Foods Congee Jiaozi Ground meat and/or vegetable fillingRice Porridge wrapped into a thinly rolled piece of dough, which is then sealed by pressing the edges together or by crimping.
Chinese Paper Invention • Paper seems to have been invented around 100 BC in China. In 105 AD, under the Han Dynasty emperor Ho- Ti, a government official in China named Tsai Lun was the first to start a paper-making industry. http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=k0KCGcbkFeU
Visual symbols in Chinese art• Crane-- Longevity• Dragon-- power and immortality (associated with the emperor)• Phoenix (a mythical bird, reborn out of fire)-- renewal and fertility• Flowers-- Each flower has its seasonal associations, and is usually also a symbol of fertility
Pottery • Pottery and Porcelain is a well- known craft by the Chinese culture. Pottery consisted of bowls, jars, pots, and breakers. • The Chinese method of building porcelain and pottery is the same as the Indian and other cultures, the Coil Method. • Different dynasties have used clay to create whatever forms of that was necessary for life