See the World

Take your fifth grader on a whirlwind tour of the world with these activities that explore the history and cultures of some seriously awesome countries.

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Make a Drop Spindle - With a Turnip!

Make a Drop Spindle - With a Turnip!

In this activity, your child will learn how to make a drop spindle with a handy vegetable.
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Indian Painting: Art In Nature

Indian Painting: Art In Nature

Learn about the beautiful Indian art of Madhubani painting with this fun and creative project.
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Design Your Own Anasazi Pottery

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.
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Carve a Cuneiform Cylinder Seal

Carve a Cuneiform Cylinder Seal

Travel to ancient Mesopotamia with your kids by carving your own unique cuneiform cylinder seals.
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Make Roman Relief Coins

Make Roman Relief Coins

Help your fifth grader bring the magnificent spirit of Rome to a modern day, personalized clay coin.
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Summer Salad: Make Japanese Vermicelli Salad

Summer Salad: Make Japanese Vermicelli Salad

Your child is sure to find this colorful pink, green and white salad simply irresistible. For an added challenge, give your youngster a pair of chopsticks!
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Mexican Tin Mirror

Mexican Tin Mirror

Your child can make her own Mexican tin art mirror with cardboard, a mirror, and an aluminum pan.
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Compete in Makeshift Maccabiah Games

Compete in Makeshift 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!
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Kokeshi Doll

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.
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