Community & Cultures Activities

It's important that your kid grow to appreciate different peoples and places and there's no better way to introduce cultural traditions than hands-on activities and crafts. Whether your focus is on ancient civilizations or present day communities, we have a whole host of creative ideas. We also have plenty of holiday activities that will help your kid learn more about special occasions and the various cultural practices that define them. What's more, our US History activities that are the perfect way to make learning come alive for your student. Check out our selection of activities and find a few that will pique your kid's curiosity about the world around her.

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This Kool-Aid tie-dye activity is a kid-friendly craft that never gets old. Learn how to make tie-dye shirts using assorted Kool-Aid flavors here.
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There's no need to hunt down a cactus for this rainstick craft. In fact, you can recycle items you probably already have on hand.
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Play loteria, a Mexican board game! Help your child make this fun and festive game to help her build her vocabulary and have a blast while she's at it.
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Make this African collar necklace for a lesson in crafting and African culture.
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Draw your own beautiful mandala with this easy technique that ensures symmetrical results every time!
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Help your child create his own pinata in this fun and easy activity. Use paper mache and fingerpaint for a party pinata everyone will love.
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Make a Korean paper fan! This activity is a great way to help your child explore different cultures while she builds her fine motor and arts and crafts skills.
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Imagine you're an aborigine from Australia by creating a painted boomerang made out of cardboard!
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Whether you're teaching your kid about this important cultural art form or simply looking for a fun project, sandpainting is a fun activity you'll both enjoy.
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Would you sign the Mayflower Compact? Read it and see!
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Your child will learn a whole alphabet of different jobs while she completes this brain-teaser chart just in time to celebrate Labor Day!
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Give your second-grader insight into the Huichol culture of Mexico with this arts and craft activity by creating an ojo de Dios (eye of God), or yarn weaving.
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Teach your child about the art of ancient Australia by creating your own handprint art just like Aboriginal artists did thousands of years ago.
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Learn all about Native American culture as your child constructs her own Native American talking stick using string and various nature items.
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It's always fun to recycle household items into something great. Here's a quick and easy way to turn a used juice box into a police radio for hours of play!
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Want to help your preschooler learn more about his community while boosting creativity? Set up a post office play station right in your very own home!
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Explore African culture by helping your child make his very own djembe drum! Help your child explore music and rhythm as he celebrates Black History Month.
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Help your child discover the difference between his wants and needs using this poster.
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If you're throwing a party this Cinco de Mayo, be sure to include the Mexican Hat Dance!
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This easy craft project boosts counting and fine motor skills, and will help kids learn about Jewish culture.

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