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Lion Dance
Lion Dance
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Lion Dance
In this activity, your child will create a fun lion mask and learn a little about Chinese culture too!
Kindergarten
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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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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Chinese Lanterns
Chinese Lanterns
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Chinese Lanterns
During Chinese New Year festivities, you see lanterns everywhere. Your child can make her very own red and gold lanterns to display at home.
Preschool
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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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.
1st grade
Social studies
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Chinese Good Luck Charms
Chinese Good Luck Charms
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Chinese Good Luck Charms
Chinese New Year is a time when many different luck-bringing rituals are performed. In this activity your child will create a lucky trinket.
2nd 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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Elijah's Cup
Elijah's Cup
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Elijah's Cup
During the Passover Seder, many Jewish families pour a cup of red wine for Elijah. This year, help your child create his own welcoming glass for Elijah.
2nd 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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Passover Pictures
Passover Pictures
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Passover Pictures
Encourage your child to memorize the items on the Seder plate and what they symbolize with this artsy activity.
3rd grade
Social studies
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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.
1st grade
Social studies
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Seder Plate Foods
Seder Plate Foods
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Seder Plate Foods
In this activity, your child will prepare for the first night of Passover by creating her own Seder plate.
2nd grade
Social studies
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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.
1st grade
Social studies
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Mosque Pictures
Mosque Pictures
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Mosque Pictures
Teach your child about the importance and peacefulness of Ramadan as she gets creative drawing domes, minarets and prayer halls.
2nd 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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Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
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Moroccan Hanging Lanterns
Help your child create her own version of a Moroccan lantern to give her room an Arabian nights feel!
3rd grade
Social studies
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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
Social studies
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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
Social studies
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Eye in Hand Amulet
Eye in Hand Amulet
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Eye in Hand Amulet
This cultural craft makes a pretty decoration and teaches kids about other cultures.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Holiday Star
Holiday Star
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Holiday Star
For Filipino families, parols (stars) are the ultimate holiday decorations! Here's how to make your own.
Social studies
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Blarney Stone
Blarney Stone
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Blarney Stone
Celebrate Irish history and culture this St. Patrick's Day by making a miniature version of the Blarney Stone!
Kindergarten
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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Craft a Colonial Water Cooler
Craft a Colonial Water Cooler
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Craft a Colonial Water Cooler
Dive into U.S. colonial history by making a simple bottle gourd water cooler, crafted by colonists of Roanoke Island in the 16th century.
5th grade
Social studies
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