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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
1st 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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Learn the Parts of the Face in Spanish
Learn the Parts of the Face in Spanish
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Learn the Parts of the Face in Spanish
Teaching your child some basic words in Spanish is a breeze at home, with this simple and fun activity that doesn't require special educational materials.
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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.
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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.
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Host a Royal Ball!
Host a Royal Ball!
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Host a Royal Ball!
Host a royal party full of "please and thank you" - even the queen would approve. Have a ball while your kids practice etiquette!
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Juice Box Police Radio
Juice Box Police Radio
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Juice Box Police Radio
It's always fun to recycle household items into something great. Here's a quick and easy way to turn a used juice box into a police radio for hours of play!
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Make a Felt Matryoshka
Make a Felt Matryoshka
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Make a Felt Matryoshka
Your child can decorate her own set of Russian nesting dolls in this easy felt craft.
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Aboriginal Craft
Aboriginal Craft
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Aboriginal Craft
Imagine you're an aborigine from Australia by creating a painted boomerang made out of cardboard!
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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.
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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
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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.
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Crescent Moon and Star
Crescent Moon and Star
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Crescent Moon and Star
Celebrate Ramadan by creating a crescent moon and star...out of stars! This craft is the perfect way to introduce your child to an important national symbol.
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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!
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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.
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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
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Dragon Dance
Dragon Dance
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Dragon Dance
Make a paper plate puppet that'll help your child imagine what it's like to be in a performance of the dragon dance.
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Make a Diwali Diya
Make a Diwali Diya
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Make a Diwali Diya
Celebrate the popular holiday Diwali with a craft! Make a homemade diya lamp to welcome light over darkness.
1st grade
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Red Poppy Wreath
Red Poppy Wreath
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Red Poppy Wreath
This Veterans Day, teach your kid about Remembrance Day and create a wreath of red poppies to honor the brave soldiers who died serving their countries.
1st grade
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Kind Words
Kind Words
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Kind Words
This simple art project will help your child think of nice words to say that come from the heart and use them when she's communicating with friends and family.
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Emotion Faces
Emotion Faces
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Emotion Faces
This construction paper activity helps your child to assemble a variety of emotions on a face so she can recognize how she and everyone around her is feeling.
1st grade
Social studies
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Learn about Community Helpers
Learn about Community Helpers
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Learn about Community Helpers
Have your kid create a chart of job titles. It's a great way to get them to recognize the people whose efforts benefit the community.
1st grade
Social studies
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Job Hats
Job Hats
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Job Hats
Teach your child about the importance of Labor Day by helping her learn about the different hats that are worn by workers in various occupations.
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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
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Craft a Mini Totem Pole
Craft a Mini Totem Pole
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Craft a Mini Totem Pole
Give your child an American history lesson as you create a colorful mini totem pole!
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Search 1st Grade Community & Culture Hands-on Activities

Kids will get to make their own pieces of cultural art and other objects with these creative first grade activities.