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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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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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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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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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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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"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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Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
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Make a Traditional Indian Wall Hanging
Your child will create their very own traditional Indian Toran wall hanging using construction paper, yarn and paint.
3rd 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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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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Tasseography
Tasseography
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Tasseography
Get your creative kid into tasseography! The ancient art of reading tea leaves gets a modern update in this simplified version for youthful fortune tellers!
5th grade
Social studies
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Islamic Tile Art
Islamic Tile Art
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Islamic Tile Art
Explore geometry, patterns, and history by creating pretty decorative Islamic tile art.
4th grade
Social studies
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Retablo
Retablo
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Retablo
Retablos are a kind of Latin American folk art that blend personal and spiritual themes. Have your child create her own version of retablo artwork.
5th grade
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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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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Draw a Mandala
Draw a Mandala
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Draw a Mandala
Draw your own beautiful mandala with this easy technique that ensures symmetrical results every time!
5th grade
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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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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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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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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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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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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Vermicelli Salad
Vermicelli Salad
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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!
5th grade
Social studies
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