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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
Social studies
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Design Your Own Anasazi Pottery
Design Your Own Anasazi Pottery
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Design Your Own Anasazi Pottery
Inspire young anthropologists with this 5th grade art project: make patterned pottery in the Anasazi style! All you need are a paper plate and markers to start.
5th grade
Social studies
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Build a Medieval Castle
Build a Medieval Castle
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Build a Medieval Castle
Your child can now recreate history by building his very own fortified castle.
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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How to Make Table Mats
How to Make Table Mats
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How to Make Table Mats
Learn an ancient craft with this introduction to weaving. A great tie-in for kids learning about ancient cultures.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Samurai Helmet
Samurai Helmet
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Samurai Helmet
Explore history and prepare for backyard battle with this samurai helmet craft.
4th grade
Social studies
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Historical Quotes
Historical Quotes
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Historical Quotes
The words of great thinkers throughout the ages have changed the course of history. Have your kid find an inspiring quote and create a work of art around it.
4th grade
Social studies
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Black History Month Quiz
Black History Month Quiz
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Black History Month Quiz
In this activity you and your child will learn about the African Americans that changed history in a fun quiz format.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Olympic Chart
Olympic Chart
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Olympic Chart
How can your child learn about nations during the Olympics? By adopting 5 teams as his own! Here's how.
5th grade
Social studies
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Make Roman Relief Coins
Make Roman Relief Coins
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Make Roman Relief Coins
Help your fifth grader bring the magnificent spirit of Rome to a modern day, personalized clay coin.
5th grade
Social studies
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Carve a Cuneiform Cylinder Seal
Carve a Cuneiform Cylinder Seal
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Carve a Cuneiform Cylinder Seal
Travel to ancient Mesopotamia with your kids by carving your own unique cuneiform cylinder seals.
5th grade
Social studies
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Presidential Info Board
Presidential Info Board
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Presidential Info Board
Introduce your first grader to our country's most famous leaders with an artsy info board full of facts, patriotic colors and coins!
1st grade
Social studies
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Stonehenge Jewelry
Stonehenge Jewelry
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Stonehenge Jewelry
Attention, Anglophiles! Get your fill of artsy crafts and historical fun with this jewelry project.
4th grade
Social studies
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Family Tree Craft
Family Tree Craft
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Family Tree Craft
Help your fifth grader trace your family's roots and interview all the living mothers to create a makeshift, 3-D family tree!
5th grade
Social studies
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Mother's Day Carnations
Mother's Day Carnations
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Mother's Day Carnations
Help your fifth grader embrace the roots--literally--of Mother's Day by growing carnations to honor mothers in you family's history.
5th grade
Social studies
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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
Social studies
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Make a Drop Spindle - With a Turnip!
Make a Drop Spindle - With a Turnip!
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Make a Drop Spindle - With a Turnip!
In this activity, your child will learn how to make a drop spindle with a handy vegetable.
5th grade
Social studies
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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
Social studies
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How to Make Peanut Butter
How to Make Peanut Butter
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How to Make Peanut Butter
Help kids tap into their inner inventor by teaching them how to make peanut butter through trial, error, and lots of taste testing!
1st grade
Social studies
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Native American Pictographs
Native American Pictographs
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Native American Pictographs
An ancient form of writing gets new life in an activity designed to help your child read understand what life was like for early Native Americans.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Kachina Doll
Kachina Doll
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Kachina Doll
Your child can get a little closer to Native American history and culture by creating her own kachina doll.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Mud Bricks
Mud Bricks
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Mud Bricks
Here's an arts and crafts activity for preschoolers and pre-kindergarteners: build brick buildings with homemade mud bricks made from dirt and water.
Preschool
Science
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How to Paint Like Matisse
How to Paint Like Matisse
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How to Paint Like Matisse
In this activity, your child will reference Matisse and also learn about patterns.
4th grade
Social studies
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Ice Craft
Ice Craft
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Ice Craft
Make the prehistoric monsters of the past seem a bit more real with a craft that brings the chill of the Ice Age to life!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Prediction Game
Prediction Game
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Prediction Game
Teach an important and often comical historical lesson with a prediction game that teaches youngsters about the fallibility of word-of-mouth talk.
3rd grade
Social studies
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History Resources

From Black History Month to Thanksgiving, special events throughout the school year present a number of learning opportunities for students of all ages. Explain the background behind historical events by introducing students to relevant cultures and languages. When teaching the French Revolution, French language worksheets connect students with French culture, just as Spanish provides a deeper connection with the missions of New Spain.