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Teach your kid some history with these crafts and games that will provide him with an opportunity to interact with history in a more hands-on way. These activities will help your child gain an appreciation of how different things were throughout history and, in many cases, how much harder people had to work to have supplies and tools that we all take for granted these days. What's more, kids will have the opportunity to create their own versions of cultural art and artifacts and learn more about the peoples and customs that underlie a variety of cultural practices. Take a look at our history activities and select a few that your kid will find compelling.

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This family project is a fun way to teach your child about her heritage and practice her geography.
History
Second Grade
Attention, Anglophiles! Get your fill of artsy crafts and historical fun with this jewelry project.
History
Fourth Grade
Develop map skills and other handy knowledge the old school way!
History
Third Grade
Combine music, history and craft by making a Native American instrument of your own
History
Fourth Grade
Your child can get a little closer to Native American history and culture by creating her own kachina doll.
History
Third Grade
Here's an arts and crafts activity for preschoolers and pre-kindergarteners: build brick buildings with homemade mud bricks made from dirt and water.
History
Preschool
Learn an ancient craft with this introduction to weaving. A great tie-in for kids learning about ancient cultures.
History
Third Grade
Send your child on an online hunt where he will practice working with search engines and use his reading comprehension skills to find specific information.
History
Fifth Grade
With a handful of craft supplies, your fourth grader can capture some of the artistic magic of the ancient Maya.
History
Fourth Grade
Teach an important and often comical historical lesson with a prediction game that teaches youngsters about the fallibility of word-of-mouth talk.
History
Third Grade
According to some, the world should have ended on December 21, 2012. Celebrate our continued existence with this historical art project!
History
Second Grade
Introduce your first grader to our country's most famous leaders with an artsy info board full of facts, patriotic colors and coins!
History
First Grade
Make ancient Egypt come alive by showing kids how to make their own mini sarcophagus out of a shoe box.
History
Third Grade
Take your fifth grader on a whirlwind tour of the world with these activities that explore the history and cultures of some seriously awesome countries.
History
Fifth Grade

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