Community & Cultures Activities

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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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Homemade Henna Ink
Homemade Henna Ink
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Homemade Henna Ink
Explore African and Asian traditions with this recipe for homemade henna ink!
4th 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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Create a Texture Map
Create a Texture Map
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Create a Texture Map
Your child can create an interactive map of his neighborhood focusing on the different textures he finds!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Aboriginal Craft
Aboriginal Craft
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Aboriginal Craft
Imagine you're an aborigine from Australia by creating a painted boomerang made out of cardboard!
1st grade
Social studies
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Hawaiian Craft
Hawaiian Craft
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Hawaiian Craft
Add a little island flavor to your next lazy afternoon with a Hawaiian arts and craft project!
Kindergarten
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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Sandwich Kabob
Sandwich Kabob
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Sandwich Kabob
Sometimes a sandwich is just ho hum boring. Help your kid make lunch fun by threading her favorite ingredients on a skewer for a quick and easy sandwich kabob.
1st 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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Purim Story
Purim Story
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Purim Story
Tell the Purim story in a new way: By making a set of puppets out of an old deck of cards!
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
Activity
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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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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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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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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Lotus Lantern
Lotus Lantern
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Lotus Lantern
Light up the sky with this lotus lantern, a perfect way to explore Buddha Day.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Host a Royal Ball!
Host a Royal Ball!
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Host a Royal Ball!
Host a royal party full of "please and thank you" - even the queen would approve. Have a ball while your kids practice etiquette!
1st grade
Social studies
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Community & Cultures Activities

Get creative ideas for teaching social studies skills with these community & cultures activities. For example, your child can make an African collar necklace or create Aboriginal handprint art.