Community & Cultures Activities

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Mini Piñata Craft
Mini Piñata Craft
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Mini Piñata Craft
Nothing says party like a bright and bursting piÃata! Create your own mini festive centerpiece with paper towel rolls and ribbons.
1st grade
Social studies
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Chinese Hand Drum
Chinese Hand Drum
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Chinese Hand Drum
During your next craft time, strike up the band with this homemade Chinese instrument.
1st grade
Social studies
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Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
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Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
Learn more about the fascinating folk art of Pennsylvania Dutch hex signs with this easy craft.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Kachina Doll
Kachina Doll
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Kachina Doll
Your child can get a little closer to Native American history and culture by creating her own kachina doll.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Japanese Calligraphy
Japanese Calligraphy
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Japanese Calligraphy
Learn about the ancient art of Japanese calligraphy with this New Year's activity about kakizome.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Onion Dome
Onion Dome
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Onion Dome
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.
4th grade
Social studies
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Sandwich Kabob
Sandwich Kabob
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Sandwich Kabob
Sometimes a sandwich is just ho hum boring. Help your kid make lunch fun by threading her favorite ingredients on a skewer for a quick and easy sandwich kabob.
1st grade
Social studies
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Washi Ningyo
Washi Ningyo
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Washi Ningyo
Washi Ningyo, otherwise known as Japanese paper dolls, make fantastic bookmarks! Encourage your child to read more with this delightful, origami-inspired doll.
5th grade
Social studies
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Homemade Henna Ink
Homemade Henna Ink
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Homemade Henna Ink
Explore African and Asian traditions with this recipe for homemade henna ink!
4th grade
Social studies
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Harvest Decor
Harvest Decor
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Harvest Decor
Get ready for Thanksgiving by explaining the importance of the harvest. This craft is a great way for her to show thanks for all that delicious food!
Preschool
Social studies
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Igloo Picture
Igloo Picture
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Igloo Picture
Here's a great activity to help them satisfy their snow play cravings in a cozy indoor setting. They can create their very own igloo picture!
1st grade
Social studies
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Islamic Tile Art
Islamic Tile Art
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Islamic Tile Art
Explore geometry, patterns, and history by creating pretty decorative Islamic tile art.
4th grade
Social studies
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Ink Art
Ink Art
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Ink Art
Take advantage of the fact that ink and water don't mix and introduce your kid to suminagashi, a Japanese form of art.
5th grade
Science
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The Blue Mosque
The Blue Mosque
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The Blue Mosque
Sultan Ahmed Mosque is often referred to as the Blue Mosque. In this activity, your kid will build his own Blue Mosque just in time for Ramadan!
4th grade
Social studies
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Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
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Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
Help your child create her own version of a Moroccan lantern to give her room an Arabian nights feel!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Inside a Mosque
Inside a Mosque
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Inside a Mosque
Celebrate Ramadan by recreating a scene depicting the inside of a mosque. Your kid will marvel at the beautiful stained glass effect of the finished project.
1st grade
Social studies
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Jobs A to Z
Jobs A to Z
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Jobs A to Z
Your child will learn a whole alphabet of different jobs while she completes this brain-teaser chart just in time to celebrate Labor Day!
4th grade
Social studies
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Purim Story
Purim Story
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Purim Story
Tell the Purim story in a new way: By making a set of puppets out of an old deck of cards!
1st grade
Social studies
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Elijah's Cup
Elijah's Cup
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Elijah's Cup
During the Passover Seder, many Jewish families pour a cup of red wine for Elijah. This year, help your child create his own welcoming glass for Elijah.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Tu B'Shevat
Tu B'Shevat
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Tu B'Shevat
Tu B'Shevat is a Jewish holiday during which the "new year" for trees is celebrated. In this activity your child will paint a pot to grow his own plant.
4th grade
Social studies
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The Ten Plagues
The Ten Plagues
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The Ten Plagues
Every year at the Passover Seder, the Ten Plagues are mentioned as part of the ritual. Have your kid draw the plagues to help him remember their importance.
4th grade
Social studies
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Passover Pictures
Passover Pictures
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Passover Pictures
Encourage your child to memorize the items on the Seder plate and what they symbolize with this artsy activity.
3rd grade
Social studies
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What Were the Ten Plagues?
What Were the Ten Plagues?
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What Were the Ten Plagues?
Have the children play a more active role in the Seder by helping them prepare paper puppets that represent the ten plagues.
1st grade
Social studies
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Seder Plate Foods
Seder Plate Foods
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Seder Plate Foods
In this activity, your child will prepare for the first night of Passover by creating her own Seder plate.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Retablo
Retablo
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Retablo
Retablos are a kind of Latin American folk art that blend personal and spiritual themes. Have your child create her own version of retablo artwork.
5th 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.