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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El dia de los muertos (the day of the dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd every year. Other Latin American countries celebrate a variation of the holiday, but it originates in Mexico and is unique to this country. These two days
Preschool
Social studies
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Make Your Own Piñata!
Make Your Own Piñata!
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Make Your Own Piñata!
Help your child create his own pinata in this fun and easy activity. Use paper mache and fingerpaint for a party pinata everyone will love.
1st grade
Social studies
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Pysanky Eggs
Pysanky Eggs
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Pysanky Eggs
This Pysanky egg-decorating activity is perfect for young artists. Bring a little color and creativity to any holiday with this traditional Ukrainian craft.
5th grade
Social studies
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Dreidel Ornament
Dreidel Ornament
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Dreidel Ornament
This dreidel ornament makes a sparkling spinning top out of popsicle sticks. Make this dreidel ornament and get ready for Hanukkah.
Preschool
Social studies
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Passover Card
Passover Card
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Passover Card
Help your fifth grader create an art card that celebrates the enduring values of Passover.
5th grade
Social studies
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Make a Basket for Moses
Make a Basket for Moses
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Make a Basket for Moses
This easy craft project boosts counting and fine motor skills, and will help kids learn about Jewish culture.
1st grade
Social studies
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Haggadah for Kids
Haggadah for Kids
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Haggadah for Kids
This Haggadah scroll activity is great for getting kids to practice handwriting, but it will also get them thinking about the meaning behind Passover.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Passover Book
Passover Book
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Passover Book
Here is a guide to making a felt busy book that's perfect for focusing on specific learning areas with your child.
Preschool
Social studies
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Make an African Mask
Make an African Mask
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Make an African Mask
Help your child to make a beautiful Africa mask to help her reinforce important spatial and compositional skills.
5th grade
Social studies
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How to Start Recycling
How to Start Recycling
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How to Start Recycling
Help your child make a recycling poster for your household and teach them how to take care of the environment!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Chopstick Math for Chinese New Year
Chopstick Math for Chinese New Year
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Chopstick Math for Chinese New Year
Celebrate Chinese New Year by teaching your child how to use chopsticks! She'll build her math and fine motor skills as she does this activity.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Chinese New Year Dragon Art
Chinese New Year Dragon Art
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Chinese New Year Dragon Art
Teach your child about Chinese New Year by creating a dragon float inspired by the brilliant traditional ones seen in Chinese new year parades.
3rd grade
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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Japanese Rice Cake Soup
Japanese Rice Cake Soup
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Japanese Rice Cake Soup
In Japan, ozoni is one of the main dishes eaten on New Year's Day. Here's how to make this delicious traditional dish with your child.
5th grade
Social studies
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Holiday Star
Holiday Star
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Holiday Star
For Filipino families, parols (stars) are the ultimate holiday decorations! Here's how to make your own.
Social studies
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Compete in the Maccabiah Games
Compete in the Maccabiah Games
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Compete in the Maccabiah Games
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!
5th grade
Social studies
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Secret Fortune
Secret Fortune
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Secret Fortune
Inspire your fifth grader to explore a new culture and determine her New Year's fortune by playing this German wax dripping game.
5th grade
Social studies
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"I Love You" Book
"I Love You" Book
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"I Love You" Book
An "I Love You" book is a perfect gift for a very special friend on Valentine's Day. Our "I Love You" book shares the love in eight different languages.
3rd grade
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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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 and Play a Loteria Board Game
Make and Play a Loteria Board Game
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Make and Play a Loteria Board Game
Play loteria, a Mexican board game! Help your child make this fun and festive game to help her build her vocabulary and have a blast while she's at it.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
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Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
Celebrate Mexican heritage and inspire creativity in your budding artist with this unique arts and crafts activity.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Make an Aztec Inspired Mosaic Plate
Make an Aztec Inspired Mosaic Plate
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Make an Aztec Inspired Mosaic Plate
To pay tribute to the ancient Mexican art of mosaics, your child can craft a colorful mosaic using old magazines, a paper plate and lots of imagination.
5th grade
Social studies
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African Shield
African Shield
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African Shield
Make an initiation shield like the ones from the Kikuyu tribe in Africa for an art project.
4th grade
Social studies
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Tzedakah Box
Tzedakah Box
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Tzedakah Box
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.
3rd grade
Social studies
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