Fifth Grade World Cultures Activities

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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Kokeshi Doll
Kokeshi Doll
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Kokeshi Doll
Kokeshi dolls have been around since the 17th century, and now your child can recreate a piece of Japanese history and culture right at home.
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Tasseography
Tasseography
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Tasseography
Get your creative kid into tasseography! The ancient art of reading tea leaves gets a modern update in this simplified version for youthful fortune tellers!
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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.
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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!
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Draw a Mandala
Draw a Mandala
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Draw a Mandala
Draw your own beautiful mandala with this easy technique that ensures symmetrical results every time!
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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.
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Chinese Shadow Puppets
Chinese Shadow Puppets
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Chinese Shadow Puppets
Shadow puppets are a traditional form of folk art that originated in ancient China. Help your child create his own puppet and put on a show!
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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.
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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.
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Vermicelli Salad
Vermicelli Salad
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Vermicelli Salad
Your child is sure to find this colorful pink, green and white salad simply irresistible. For an added challenge, give your youngster a pair of chopsticks!
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Make Your Own Kente Cloth
Make Your Own Kente Cloth
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Make Your Own Kente Cloth
Celebrate Black History Month by having your child make her own version of a kente cloth after learning what the different colors on a kente cloth symbolize.
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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.
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Mexican Tin Mirror
Mexican Tin Mirror
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Mexican Tin Mirror
Your child can make her own Mexican tin art mirror with cardboard, a mirror, and an aluminum pan.
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Madhubani Painting
Madhubani Painting
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Madhubani Painting
Learn about the beautiful Indian art of Madhubani painting with this fun and creative project.
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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.
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African Collar Necklace
African Collar Necklace
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African Collar Necklace
Make this African collar necklace for a lesson in crafting and African culture.
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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.
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DIY Zen Garden
DIY Zen Garden
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DIY Zen Garden
Being a kid is hard work. Soothe stresses and calm fears with this DIY Zen garden -- all you need is sand, stones and a shoebox.
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