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Making Paper Lanterns: Farolitos and Luminaria
Making Paper Lanterns: Farolitos and Luminaria
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Making Paper Lanterns: Farolitos and Luminaria
Welcome the holiday season by making your own paper lantern. Learn about traditional light festivals from the United States with this fun, easy activity.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
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Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Celebrate the holidays by making farolitos, paper lanterns with elaborate designs and historical roots.
5th grade
Social studies
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Make a Diwali Diya
Make a Diwali Diya
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Make a Diwali Diya
Celebrate the popular holiday Diwali with a craft! Make a homemade diya lamp to welcome light over darkness.
1st grade
Social studies
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Land, Air, Water
Land, Air, Water
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Land, Air, Water
Help your preschooler understand that the surrounding world is made up of a varied combination of land, air and water with this simple activity.
Preschool
Social studies
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Red Poppy Wreath
Red Poppy Wreath
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Red Poppy Wreath
This Veterans Day, teach your kid about Remembrance Day and create a wreath of red poppies to honor the brave soldiers who died serving their countries.
1st grade
Social studies
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Veterans Day Card
Veterans Day Card
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Veterans Day Card
Celebrate Veterans Day with your child by helping them create and send a well-deserving veteran a "thank you" card via the U.S. Veteran's Affairs Department.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Paper Chain American Flag
Paper Chain American Flag
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Paper Chain American Flag
Help your child observe Veterans Day by having him create a paper chain American flag; it's a fun and crafty way to show your patriotism.
1st grade
Social studies
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Silhouette Portraits
Silhouette Portraits
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Silhouette Portraits
Here's a fun family activity: have your child make a cameo appearance by creating and drawing on their own silhouettes!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Make a Travel Journal
Make a Travel Journal
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Make a Travel Journal
Help your kids put together a travel journal for your family's next vacation to get them reading, writing, and thinking about what's happening on the trip.
4th grade
Social studies
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Hand Print Family Treasure
Hand Print Family Treasure
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Hand Print Family Treasure
With this activity, you'll create a family treasure...and reinforce social studies basics while you're at it!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
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Create a "Wants and Needs" Poster
Help your child discover the difference between his wants and needs using this poster.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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First Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 6
First Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 6
Workbook
First Grade Independent Study Packet - Week 6
In Week 6 of this independent study packet, first graders are provided with an array of remote learning opportunities.
1st grade
Social studies
Workbook
Paper Cup Maracas
Paper Cup Maracas
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Paper Cup Maracas
Maracas are most commonly found in music around the world. Introduce your child to percussion and rhythm with this easy-to-make instrument.
Preschool
Social studies
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Make Popsicle Puppets...and Practice Communication
Make Popsicle Puppets...and Practice Communication
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Make Popsicle Puppets...and Practice Communication
Puppets can help preschoolers practice communication and conflict resolution.
Preschool
Social studies
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Sandpainting
Sandpainting
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Sandpainting
Whether you're teaching your kid about this important cultural art form or simply looking for a fun project, sandpainting is a fun activity you'll both enjoy.
1st grade
Social studies
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Tin Can Lantern
Tin Can Lantern
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Tin Can Lantern
Help your child comprehend the past by using hands-on activities like this homemade lantern project.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
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Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
What could be more fun than doing sidewalk art? How about making your own colored sidewalk chalk!
3rd 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.
4th grade
Social studies
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Make an Aztec Inspired Mosaic Plate
Make an Aztec Inspired Mosaic Plate
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Make an Aztec Inspired Mosaic Plate
To pay tribute to the ancient Mexican art of mosaics, your child can craft a colorful mosaic using old magazines, a paper plate and lots of imagination.
5th grade
Social studies
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Star Collage
Star Collage
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Star Collage
Learners can hone their cutting skills while making this patriotically festive star collage!
3rd 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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Martin Luther King Stamp
Martin Luther King Stamp
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Martin Luther King Stamp
Help your fourth grader design a first class postage stamp for a hero who stood up for the dignity of people from all walks of life.
4th grade
Social studies
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Create an Animal Folk Tale
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Create an Animal Folk Tale
Children tap into their own imaginative storytelling skills by creating and writing a richly embellished folk tale about their favorite member of the animal kingdom.
1st grade
Social studies
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