Community & Cultures Activities

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Button Buzzer
Button Buzzer
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Button Buzzer
Teach your child how to make her own buzzer using only a button and a string.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Craft a Guatemalan Worry Doll
Craft a Guatemalan Worry Doll
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Craft a Guatemalan Worry Doll
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
1st grade
Social studies
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Make Day of the Dead Masks
Make Day of the Dead Masks
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Make Day of the Dead Masks
Teach your first or second grader about an important Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead, with this traditional skeleton mask made out of a paper plate.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Orange Pomander
Orange Pomander
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Orange Pomander
Enjoy the fragrant scents of the holiday season with this pomander activity. A perfect arts and crafts project for preschool or kindergarten age children.
1st grade
Social studies
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Papel Picado
Papel Picado
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Papel Picado
Introduce your second grader to a fun Mexican custom by showing her how to make papel picado, a beautiful creation of cut-out tissue paper.
2nd grade
Social studies
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How to Make Cascarones
How to Make Cascarones
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How to Make Cascarones
Your first or second grader will delight in creating multi-colored confetti egg smashers, traditional in Mexico, called cascarones!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Agua Fresca
Agua Fresca
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Agua Fresca
Teach your kindergartener a little about Mexican culture by giving him a festive, no-cook lesson in how to make "aguas frescas," or seasonal fruit drinks.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Pan de Muerto Recipe
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos by baking pan de muerto. In this 5th-6th grade activity, your child will explore another culture while learning about baking.
5th grade
Social studies
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Create a Traditional Japanese "Sempuyo"
Create a Traditional Japanese "Sempuyo"
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Create a Traditional Japanese "Sempuyo"
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.
4th grade
Social studies
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Make a Traditional Mexican Alebrije
Make a Traditional Mexican Alebrije
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Make a Traditional Mexican Alebrije
Ignite your child's creativity by having them design their own clay version of an alebrije, a traditional fanciful creature like the ones made in Oaxaca, Mexico.
4th grade
Social studies
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Fishing for Headlines
Fishing for Headlines
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Fishing for Headlines
Fish for headlines! This fun and exciting social studies activity is a great way to get your fifth grader reading and understanding newspaper articles.
5th grade
Social studies
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Eye in Hand Amulet
Eye in Hand Amulet
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Eye in Hand Amulet
This cultural craft makes a pretty decoration and teaches kids about other cultures.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Create an Animal Folk Tale
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Children tap into their own imaginative storytelling skills by creating and writing a richly embellished folk tale about their favorite member of the animal kingdom.
1st grade
Social studies
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Make an African Djembe Drum
Make an African Djembe Drum
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Make an African Djembe Drum
Explore African culture by helping your child make his very own djembe drum! Help your child explore music and rhythm as he celebrates Black History Month.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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African Flag Banner
African Flag Banner
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African Flag Banner
Celebrate African heritage by making an African flag banner. This fun, culturally-inspired art project is perfect for Black History Month.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Make a Swahili Counting Book
Make a Swahili Counting Book
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Make a Swahili Counting Book
In this activity, your child will make her own book of Swahili numbers filled with pictures of animals found throughout Africa.
1st grade
Social studies
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Eating with Chopsticks
Eating with Chopsticks
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Eating with Chopsticks
Make sunomono, a simple Japanese cucumber vinegar salad, and kid-friendly chopsticks in this fun kindergarten activity.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Name That Tune
Name That Tune
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Name That Tune
Show your kid how to put a new spin on an old classic with this fun party game.
5th grade
Social studies
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Blarney Stone
Blarney Stone
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Blarney Stone
Celebrate Irish history and culture this St. Patrick's Day by making a miniature version of the Blarney Stone!
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Make a Chinese Dragon
Make a Chinese Dragon
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Make a Chinese Dragon
Make this dragon relief with your first grader to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and teach her about an important part of Chinese culture.
1st grade
Social studies
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Architecture of Asia: Build a Pagoda
Architecture of Asia: Build a Pagoda
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Architecture of Asia: Build a Pagoda
Learn about the architecture of Asia by building your very own model of a pagoda!
4th grade
Social studies
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Coconut Burfi
Coconut Burfi
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Coconut Burfi
Diwali is a holiday celebrated in many Asian Pacific countries the world over. Make this delicious Indian treat with your child to celebrate the holiday.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Korean Paper Fans
Korean Paper Fans
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Korean Paper Fans
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.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Korean Salad
Korean Salad
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Korean Salad
This is a healthy dish that'll bring color to any meal but simple enough that kids of all ages can take the lead in making this delicious Korean dish.
2nd grade
Social studies
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How to Bow
How to Bow
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How to Bow
Teach your child about the importance and meaning behind bowing in Asian cultures and help her expand her cultural horizons with this fun activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Community & Cultures Activities

Get creative ideas for teaching social studies skills with these community & cultures activities. For example, your child can make an African collar necklace or create Aboriginal handprint art.