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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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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.
Second Grade
Community & Cultures
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.
Second Grade
Community & Cultures
Help your kids map the 'global footprint' of your family's grocery cart by investigating how far your food travels before landing on your dinner table.
Fourth Grade
Geography
Put your kid's Internet research skills to the test with this activity that will help him learn more about the history and cultural significance of fireworks.
Fourth Grade
Community & Cultures
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.
Second Grade
Community & Cultures
Teach your child about the art of ancient Australia by creating your own handprint art just like Aboriginal artists did thousands of years ago.
Second Grade
Community & Cultures
This Fourth of July, play a fun history-inspired math and logic puzzle game for your kids to play!
Fourth Grade
US History
Build a decorated box and fill it with research that can help you get to your dream location someday!
Fourth Grade
Geography
Help your child construct and author a  'sempuyo,' a traditional Japanese book with accordion-style pages; she will develop her writing and fine motor skills.
Fourth Grade
Community & Cultures
Choose a destination and 'race' your way there! This activity is a great for charting progress and motivation.
Second Grade
Geography
Enhance fourth-grade measurement making skills and social studies learning with this stitching project.
Fourth Grade
US History
Jump into Japanese culture with your child by making your own calligraphy scroll. Try your hand at painting kanji on paper just like Zen masters of old!
Fourth Grade
World Cultures
Next time you're headed out on the road with your fourth grader, try this alphabet-geography game that the whole family can play.
Fourth Grade
Geography
Explore African and Asian traditions with this recipe for homemade henna ink!
Fourth Grade
Community & Cultures
Strengthen math and social studies skills with this beautiful Fourth of July placemat 'quilt' project!
Second Grade
Holidays

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