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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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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!
5th 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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Pop Culture Game
Pop Culture Game
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Pop Culture Game
This low-prep party game is a perfect for entertaining all-too-easily-bored teens, and an easy way to lighten the mood during a group study session.
Social studies
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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.
5th grade
Social studies
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Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
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Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
Your child will create their very own traditional Indian Toran wall hanging using construction paper, yarn and paint.
3rd grade
Social studies
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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!
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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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.
5th grade
Social studies
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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.
5th grade
Social studies
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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!
5th 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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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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Walking the World
Walking the World
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Walking the World
Has your child ever told you he wants to travel the world and meet new people? Why not keep track of his future travel plans with some fun footprint art.
3rd 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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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.
5th 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.
3rd 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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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.
5th grade
Science
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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.
5th 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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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!
5th grade
Social studies
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Yuan Xiao Jie
Yuan Xiao Jie
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Yuan Xiao Jie
Bring a bit of the fun of Yuan Xiao Jie to your home with this lantern activity. Happy New Year!
3rd 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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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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World Cultures Activities

World cultures activities centered around different cultural practices and holidays not only broaden perspectives, but also help children appreciate their peers.