11 Native American Heritage Month Activities

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November is Native American Heritage Month! Celebrate the diverse cultures of Native Americans with this collection of activities. From Navajo to Iroquois, these hands-on crafts help kids a fun way to learn about how different North American tribes celebrate their cultures.

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Make a Native American Sandpainting

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Whether you're teaching your kid about this important cultural art form or simply looking for a fun project, sandpainting is a fun activity you'll both enjoy.

Play the Iroquois Plate Game

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This Thanksgiving, try playing this fun Native American game with the whole family.

Native American Zodiac

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Help your child learn about Native American culture by illustrating a Native American zodiac wheel.

Make a Native American Talking Stick

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Learn all about Native American culture as your child constructs her own Native American talking stick using string and various nature items.

Native American Pictographs

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An ancient form of writing gets new life in an activity designed to help your child read understand what life was like for early Native Americans.

Craft a Mini Totem Pole

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Give your child an American history lesson as you create a colorful mini totem pole!

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Paint Your Own Petroglyphs

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In this unique 5th grade arts and crafts project, your budding artist can imitate ancient rock art by creating his own petroglyphs on sandpaper with crayons.

Craft a Native American Worry Doll

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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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