World 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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Your child will create their very own traditional Indian Toran wall hanging using construction paper, yarn and paint.
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Being a kid is hard work. Soothe stresses and calm fears with this DIY Zen garden -- all you need is sand, stones and a shoebox.
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Show your kid how to put a new spin on an old classic with this fun party game.
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Few architectural features are as recognizable as the Russian onion dome. In this project, your kid will recreate the striking beauty of this roof-top marvel.
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Learn about the beautiful Indian art of Madhubani painting with this fun and creative project.
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Has your child ever told you he wants to travel the world and meet new people? Why not keep track of his future travel plans with some fun footprint art.
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For Filipino families, parols (stars) are the ultimate holiday decorations! Here's how to make your own.
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Your beginning teen baker will enjoy the tactile experience of baking this challah bread. It's deceptively simple to make!
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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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This project, focused on the burial practices of ancient Egyptians, is a great addition to a social studies curriculum.
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Make a Tzedakah box with your child to collect money for his favorite charity. This Jewish Tredakah box is a great way to teach your child about giving.
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In this simplified activity, your young child can make her own Rasta-style necklace using beads and any type of shell
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Inspire your fifth grader to explore a new culture and determine her New Year's fortune by playing this German wax dripping game.
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Have your child try her hand at creating a colorful, beaded necklace that's not only stylish, but also tells a story.
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Bring a bit of the fun of Yuan Xiao Jie to your home with this lantern activity. Happy New Year!
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Your child can make her own Mexican tin art mirror with cardboard, a mirror, and an aluminum pan.
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Introduce your fifth grader (and friends) to a unique Jewish tradition by paying homage to the Maccabiah games by engaging them in their own makeshift games!
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Explore the world from your own home by conducting research about other cultures with your 4th grade child.
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Teach your child about Chinese New Year by creating a dragon float inspired by the brilliant traditional ones seen in Chinese new year parades.
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Explore geometry, patterns, and history by creating pretty decorative Islamic tile art.

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