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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
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El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Altar
El dia de los muertos (the day of the dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 1st and 2nd every year. Other Latin American countries celebrate a variation of the holiday, but it originates in Mexico and is unique to this country. These two days
Preschool
Social studies
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Pysanky Eggs
Pysanky Eggs
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Pysanky Eggs
This Pysanky egg-decorating activity is perfect for young artists. Bring a little color and creativity to any holiday with this traditional Ukrainian craft.
5th grade
Social studies
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Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
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Kool-Aid Tie-Dye
This Kool-Aid tie-dye activity is a kid-friendly craft that never gets old. Learn how to make tie-dye shirts using assorted Kool-Aid flavors here.
4th grade
Social studies
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Madhubani Painting
Madhubani Painting
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Madhubani Painting
Learn about the beautiful Indian art of Madhubani painting with this fun and creative project.
5th 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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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Pan de Muerto Recipe
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos by baking pan de muerto. In this 5th-6th grade activity, your child will explore another culture while learning about baking.
5th grade
Social studies
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Japanese Rice Cake Soup
Japanese Rice Cake Soup
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Japanese Rice Cake Soup
In Japan, ozoni is one of the main dishes eaten on New Year's Day. Here's how to make this delicious traditional dish with your child.
5th 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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Compete in the Maccabiah Games
Compete in the Maccabiah Games
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Compete in the Maccabiah Games
Introduce your fifth grader (and friends) to a unique Jewish tradition by paying homage to the Maccabiah games by engaging them in their own makeshift games!
5th grade
Social studies
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Secret Fortune
Secret Fortune
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Secret Fortune
Inspire your fifth grader to explore a new culture and determine her New Year's fortune by playing this German wax dripping game.
5th grade
Social studies
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Injera Recipe
Injera Recipe
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Injera Recipe
Try this recipe with your child and explore Ethiopia through one of its dietary staples: injera, or flat bread!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Make Your Own Kente Cloth
Make Your Own Kente Cloth
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Make Your Own Kente Cloth
Celebrate Black History Month by having your child make her own version of a kente cloth after learning what the different colors on a kente cloth symbolize.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Write a Postcard From Africa
Write a Postcard From Africa
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Write a Postcard From Africa
Let your imagination take flight as you explore the beautiful continent of Africa! Do this fun writing activity with your child to honor Black History Month.
1st grade
Social studies
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"I Love You" Book
"I Love You" Book
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"I Love You" Book
An "I Love You" book is a perfect gift for a very special friend on Valentine's Day. Our "I Love You" book shares the love in eight different languages.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Name That Tune
Name That Tune
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Name That Tune
Show your kid how to put a new spin on an old classic with this fun party game.
5th 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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Architecture of Asia: Build a Pagoda
Architecture of Asia: Build a Pagoda
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Architecture of Asia: Build a Pagoda
Learn about the architecture of Asia by building your very own model of a pagoda!
4th grade
Social studies
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Korean Pancakes
Korean Pancakes
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Korean Pancakes
Make Korean vegetable pancakes with your child! This dish is delicious way to get your child cooking as you introduce her to recipes from different cultures.
3rd 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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Design a Sarcophagus
Design a Sarcophagus
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Design a Sarcophagus
This project, focused on the burial practices of ancient Egyptians, is a great addition to a social studies curriculum.
4th grade
Social studies
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Life Necklace
Life Necklace
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Life Necklace
Have your child try her hand at creating a colorful, beaded necklace that's not only stylish, but also tells a story.
4th grade
Social studies
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Make an Aztec Sundial
Make an Aztec Sundial
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Make an Aztec Sundial
Follow these easy instructions to make a working sundial with your kid! Find out what other cool things the Aztecs created in this activity.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
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Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture
Celebrate Mexican heritage and inspire creativity in your budding artist with this unique arts and crafts activity.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Challah Recipe
Challah Recipe
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Challah Recipe
Your beginning teen baker will enjoy the tactile experience of baking this challah bread. It's deceptively simple to make!
Social studies
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Tibetan Prayer Flags
Tibetan Prayer Flags
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Tibetan Prayer Flags
Encourage your child's interest in other cultures by helping him create his own colorful prayer flag inscribed with a special message for the world.
Social studies
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