Hohhot students turn their hands to cloth tiger making



Students at Nanchaihuoshijie Primary School proudly display cloth tigers made by themselves, in Hohhot, capital city of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. In recent years, the primary school has actively promoted a traditional culture on its campus and has included cloth tigers, paper cutting and leather art in its curriculum. [Photo by Ding Genhou/For chinadaily.com.cn]


A teacher at the Hohhot school explains the technique to make the cloth tigers. Involving traditional Chinese needle and thread craftsmanship, it originated from the ancestor's worship of the wild animal. [Photo by Ding Genhou/For chinadaily.com.cn]


Hohhot students have a ball making their own cloth tigers. [Photo by Ding Genhou/For chinadaily.com.cn]


A young girl gets stuck into making a cloth tiger. [Photo by Ding Genhou/For chinadaily.com.cn]