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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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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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How to Cane
How to Cane
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How to Cane
In Colonial times, fixing a chair was a lot easier than making one! Any fifth-grader can wrap up a mirror or photo frame the same way Colonists caned chairs.
5th grade
Social studies
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Mini Piñata Craft
Mini Piñata Craft
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Mini Piñata Craft
Nothing says party like a bright and bursting piÃata! Create your own mini festive centerpiece with paper towel rolls and ribbons.
1st 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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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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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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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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String Doll
String Doll
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String Doll
Create a yarn doll out of a few toothpicks and colorful string with this Guatemalan craft.
4th 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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Sugar Skulls
Sugar Skulls
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Sugar Skulls
Get started on an ofrenda for Dia de los Muertos with this easy edible sugar skull project.
2nd 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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How to Build a Freedom Kite
How to Build a Freedom Kite
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How to Build a Freedom Kite
Making a freedom kite is a great way to show appreciation on Memorial Day or July 4th, and enjoy the summer sunshine with family.
4th grade
Social studies
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Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
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Recreate Your State...Out of Salt Dough!
Challenge your fourth grader to try to recreate the geography of her state using just flour, salt, and water.
4th grade
Social studies
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Koi Windsock
Koi Windsock
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Koi Windsock
In this activity, kids learn a little about Japanese culture by making their own windsock in the shape of a koi fish.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Ojo de Dios
Ojo de Dios
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Ojo de Dios
Give your second-grader insight into the Huichol culture of Mexico with this arts and craft activity by creating an ojo de Dios (eye of God), or yarn weaving.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Button Buzzer
Button Buzzer
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Button Buzzer
Teach your child how to make her own buzzer using only a button and a string.
Kindergarten
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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Shamrock Magnets
Shamrock Magnets
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Shamrock Magnets
This shamrock magnet is the perfect project for St. Patrick's Day. It's simple to make and will fill your refrigerator with Irish spirit!
Preschool
Social studies
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Egyptian Sarcophagus
Egyptian Sarcophagus
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Egyptian Sarcophagus
Make ancient Egypt come alive by showing kids how to make their own mini sarcophagus out of a shoe box.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Orange Pomander
Orange Pomander
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Orange Pomander
Enjoy the fragrant scents of the holiday season with this pomander activity. A perfect arts and crafts project for preschool or kindergarten age children.
1st grade
Social studies
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Flags of the World Banner
Flags of the World Banner
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Flags of the World Banner
Spark your child's interest in international sporting events by creating a banner of world flags.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Chinese New Year Dragon Art
Chinese New Year Dragon Art
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Chinese New Year Dragon Art
Teach your child about Chinese New Year by creating a dragon float inspired by the brilliant traditional ones seen in Chinese new year parades.
3rd grade
Social studies
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