World History 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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Bring history to life by helping your child create her own cartouche like the Egyptians did thousands of years ago.
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Ancient Greek vases were not only utilitarian, they were also works of art. Jump into ancient cultures by decorating your own vase in classic Greek style.
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Encourage your child's interest in other cultures by helping him create his own colorful prayer flag inscribed with a special message for the world.
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Help your teen delve into the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; he'll come up with catchy slogans to advertise them in a pretend travel brochure.
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Help your child put a new spin on her favorite myth by turning it into a mad lib! Guaranteed to bring the giggles, this fun activity also packs in the learning.
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Make your own architectural masterpiece with supplies from the pantry. Your temple may not be as impressive as the real thing, but it'll be twice as delicious!
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Turn your child's learning about ancient civilizations into a swashbuckling adventure by having her make an ancient treasure map!
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Play Exquisite Corpse with your high schooler to give her a taste of French Surrealism while working collaboratively to create unique and funky pieces of art!
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Spark your child's interest in ancient history by making a round shield like the ones carried by hoplites, Ancient Greek citizen-soldiers.
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Your child can create a portrait of himself or his loved ones in the style of Modigliani with the help of oil pastels!
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Show your teens the connection between making history and writing it by having them write, illustrate, and edit a newspaper from the past.
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Help your high school revive some Renaissance history with art by making a silverpoint sketch. In this activity, make your own stylus and special paper.
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Commemorate the 100th Day of School with your child by making a timeline covering the last 100 years in this enriching middle school history activity.

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