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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Explore geometric shapes and pattern as your child makes her very own Hawaiian kapa cloth.
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Shadow puppets are a traditional form of folk art that originated in ancient China. Help your child create his own puppet and put on a show!
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Make a garland of paper flags representing your child's favorite countries.
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Have your kid create a chart of job titles. It's a great way to get him to recognize the people whose efforts benefit the community.
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Teach your first or second grader about an important Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead, with this traditional skeleton mask made out of a paper plate.
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In this activity, your first grader will practice calendar skills, observe the weather and learns to read calendar words. Here's how to get started:
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This Labor Day, encourage your child to learn more about the different tools and supplies found in a doctor's bag by having her create one of her own!
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Nothing says party like a bright and bursting piÃata! Create your own mini festive centerpiece with paper towel rolls and ribbons.
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Let your preschooler feel like a real chef by helping him create his very own chef's hat!
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Ancient tribes believed that these dolls kept worries away at night. Your 1st grader can make his own and learn about history, culture, and art in this activity
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Introduce your second grader to a fun Mexican custom by showing her how to make papel picado, a beautiful creation of cut-out tissue paper.
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Your child can create an interactive map of his neighborhood focusing on the different textures he finds!
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Kick off the spookiest time of the year with an art project inspired by the ancient Egyptian process of mummification.
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Craft like the Colombians did in ancient times and make these line drawings out of twine, rope, or yarn.
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In this activity, your child will make her own book of Swahili numbers filled with pictures of animals found throughout Africa.
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Practice early social studies skills and get your child excited about the new school year with this fun activity.
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This Labor Day, help your child explore various occupations by discussing the tools workers use on a daily basis at their jobs.
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Here's a place mat your second grader can create, based on the classic frontier tradition of patchwork quilting.
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Make this dragon relief with your first grader to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and teach her about an important part of Chinese culture.
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Create a yarn doll out of a few toothpicks and colorful string with this Guatemalan craft.

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