Native American children created their own entertainment like this Native American Ball and Triangle Game. The fun is both in making the toy and playing.

Native American children created their own entertainment like this Native American Ball and Triangle Game. The fun is both in making the toy and playing.

Medicine Wheel. It represents the circle of life.  The center cross bar symbolizes the four winds, four seasons, four directions and four teachers.  It is considered to be good luck by the Native Americans.  Many Natives display it in their homes for protection.

Medicine Wheel. It represents the circle of life. The center cross bar symbolizes the four winds, four seasons, four directions and four teachers. It is considered to be good luck by the Native Americans. Many Natives display it in their homes for protection.

I used this during my Native American study with 4th grade. My students LOVED making woven baskets!! Must have an odd number of flaps for this to work out properly.

I used this during my Native American study with 4th grade. My students LOVED making woven baskets!! Must have an odd number of flaps for this to work out properly.

How to make corn husk dolls - a simple tutorial for kids and grownups alike to make this Native American craft. || Gift of Curiosity

How to make corn husk dolls - a simple tutorial for kids and grownups alike to make this Native American craft. || Gift of Curiosity

Native Americans: Rainsticks with some history and geography thrown in for a great lesson. Add a rain dance and chant, painting your face, & making rain in a jar for the whole immersion experience.

Native Americans: Rainsticks with some history and geography thrown in for a great lesson. Add a rain dance and chant, painting your face, & making rain in a jar for the whole immersion experience.

My son had a blast using these stones as a jumping off point to tell his own tales! Native Americans often used symbols to tell stories. Some symbols looked just like the concepts or objects they represented and others were more abstract. My son and I went to a Native American tribe's website to look up symbols so that we could make our own (super simple!) storytelling stones.

My son had a blast using these stones as a jumping off point to tell his own tales! Native Americans often used symbols to tell stories. Some symbols looked just like the concepts or objects they represented and others were more abstract. My son and I went to a Native American tribe's website to look up symbols so that we could make our own (super simple!) storytelling stones.

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