Fourth Grade Community & 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
4th 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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Design a Sarcophagus
Design a Sarcophagus
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Design a Sarcophagus
This project, focused on the burial practices of ancient Egyptians, is a great addition to a social studies curriculum.
4th grade
Social studies
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Life Necklace
Life Necklace
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Life Necklace
Have your child try her hand at creating a colorful, beaded necklace that's not only stylish, but also tells a story.
4th grade
Social studies
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Shaman Stick
Shaman Stick
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Shaman Stick
Channel your inner shaman with a shaman stick made from recycled paper towel rolls and cereal boxes!
4th grade
Social studies
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Chi Chi Sticks
Chi Chi Sticks
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Chi Chi Sticks
In the mood for a little lighthearted magic? Make your own chi chi sticks, inspired by the divination tools of ancient Chinese fortune tellers.
4th grade
Social studies
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Craft a Japanese Scroll
Craft a Japanese Scroll
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Craft a Japanese Scroll
Jump into Japanese culture with your child by making your own calligraphy scroll. Try your hand at painting kanji on paper just like Zen masters of old!
4th grade
Social studies
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String Doll
String Doll
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String Doll
Create a yarn doll out of a few toothpicks and colorful string with this Guatemalan craft.
4th 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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Felt Play Food: Macaroon
Felt Play Food: Macaroon
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Felt Play Food: Macaroon
Play food isn't just for preschoolers! Help your child create a fun Passover craft that doubles as tea-party play food for younger siblings.
4th 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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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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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.
4th 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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Origin of Fireworks
Origin of Fireworks
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Origin of Fireworks
Put your kid's Internet research skills to the test with this activity that will help him learn more about the history and cultural significance of fireworks.
4th grade
Social studies
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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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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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Understanding Cultural Differences
Understanding Cultural Differences
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Understanding Cultural Differences
Explore the world from your own home by conducting research about other cultures with your 4th grade child.
4th 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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Calaveras Mini-Cakes
Calaveras Mini-Cakes
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Calaveras Mini-Cakes
Check out this sweet recipe idea perfect for celebrating Dia de los Muertos.
4th grade
Social studies
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Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
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Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
This Kool-Aid tie-dye activity is a kid-friendly craft that never gets old. Learn how to make tie-dye shirts using assorted Kool-Aid flavors here.
4th grade
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.
4th 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.
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Fourth Grade Community & Cultures Activities

Browse these fourth grade community & cultures activities and get ideas for introducing your child to traditions from around the world. Try the Calaveras mini-cakes for a particularly festive craft during Dia de Los Muertos.