• Thung Chai
• Fishing for Food
• How to make a Thung Chai
• Facts about Vietnam
• Quiz Answers
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Thung Chai are little boats made out of green
bamboo. They are made of green bamboo
because it is stronger than other bamboo.
Thung Chai are used to catch ﬁsh and carry other
people to their Fishing Boats
FISHING FOR FOOD
All the ﬁsherman in the village have to catch ﬁsh at
night time because the ﬁsh eat food at night.
If the ﬁsherman don’t catch any ﬁsh then the wife
can’t sell them at the markets and get money for the
How to make a Thung
To make a Thung Chai
1: You have to have some green bamboo.
2: Shave the outer skin and chop the
bamboo into slats about 5cm thick.
3:Soak the slats in water to make them
4:Weave the slats together to make the
5:Put sticky resin to make it water tight
Facts about Vietnam
Did you know that one NZ dollar is 10,000 dong in
Vietnamese dollars are called dong.
How much is $1 in NZ worth in vietnam?
What is a Vietnam dollar called?
What are 3 uses for a Thung chai?
Fishing,catching crabs & to carry people to their boats