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Papel Picado
Papel Picado
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Papel Picado
Introduce your second grader to a fun Mexican custom by showing her how to make papel picado, a beautiful creation of cut-out tissue paper.
2nd grade
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How to Make Cascarones
How to Make Cascarones
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How to Make Cascarones
Your first or second grader will delight in creating multi-colored confetti egg smashers, traditional in Mexico, called cascarones!
2nd grade
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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
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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
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Coconut Burfi
Coconut Burfi
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Coconut Burfi
Diwali is a holiday celebrated in many Asian Pacific countries the world over. Make this delicious Indian treat with your child to celebrate the holiday.
2nd grade
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Korean Paper Fans
Korean Paper Fans
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Korean Paper Fans
Make a Korean paper fan! This activity is a great way to help your child explore different cultures while she builds her fine motor and arts and crafts skills.
2nd grade
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Korean Salad
Korean Salad
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Korean Salad
This is a healthy dish that'll bring color to any meal but simple enough that kids of all ages can take the lead in making this delicious Korean dish.
2nd grade
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Korean Pancakes
Korean Pancakes
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Korean Pancakes
Make Korean vegetable pancakes with your child! This dish is delicious way to get your child cooking as you introduce her to recipes from different cultures.
3rd grade
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How to Bow
How to Bow
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How to Bow
Teach your child about the importance and meaning behind bowing in Asian cultures and help her expand her cultural horizons with this fun activity.
2nd grade
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Cartography for Kids
Cartography for Kids
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Cartography for Kids
Expand your child's geographic awareness with these fun and easy map lessons.
Kindergarten
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Roving Reporter
Roving Reporter
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Roving Reporter
Here's how teens can produce an audio guide of an exhibit, field trip, or ballgame, confess their thoughts in an audio diary or record a letter to a friend.
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Morse Code Messaging
Morse Code Messaging
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Morse Code Messaging
Teach your child Morse code, and a little bit of history that she'll pick up in a flash!
3rd grade
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Build a Dream Vacation Box
Build a Dream Vacation Box
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Build a Dream Vacation Box
Build a decorated box and fill it with research that can help you get to your dream location someday!
4th grade
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Helping your child write their own "Thanksgiving Proclamation" can help them grasp the spirit of the day, and develop more of an attitude of gratitude.
4th 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!
1st grade
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Reward Good Behavior with a Crown
Reward Good Behavior with a Crown
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Reward Good Behavior with a Crown
Craft a glamorous crown that your preschooler can wear when he demonstrates good behavior!
Preschool
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A Guide to Understanding Savings Accounts and Interest Rates
A Guide to Understanding Savings Accounts and Interest Rates
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A Guide to Understanding Savings Accounts and Interest Rates
Help your middle school or high school child make informed decisions about managing his finances and saving wisely for his future.
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Chef Hat
Chef Hat
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Chef Hat
Let your preschooler feel like a real chef by helping him create his very own chef's hat!
Preschool
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Peanut Game
Peanut Game
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Peanut Game
In this game, your child and his friends will need to use their observational skills as they try to figure out who's got the peanut!
Preschool
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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
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Make an Oil Lantern
Make an Oil Lantern
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Make an Oil Lantern
Celebrate Hanukkah the old-fashioned way with an oil lantern. This craft is a perfect opportunity to teach your child the history of this special holiday.
3rd grade
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Tibetan Prayer Flags
Tibetan Prayer Flags
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Tibetan Prayer Flags
Encourage your child's interest in other cultures by helping him create his own colorful prayer flag inscribed with a special message for the world.
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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
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Make Colonial Rose and Honey Butters
Make Colonial Rose and Honey Butters
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Make Colonial Rose and Honey Butters
Combine art, history and food with this unique project! Your child will make her own butters, and learn a little about Colonial history at the same time
1st grade
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Make a Bullroarer
Make a Bullroarer
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Make a Bullroarer
Combine music, history and craft by making a Native American instrument of your own
4th grade
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Social Studies Activities

Young learners can connect with the past and other cultures like never before with these stimulating social studies activities for all ages and interests. Little explorers can learn cartography skills, practice Egyptian mummification, and create multicultural art projects, while older kids will love mapping the global footprint of their groceries, baking colonial cornbread, and building a medieval castle that can stand up to invaders!