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New Zealand Crafts  With its interesting and unique birds and the rich culture of the Maoris, a New Zealand theme offers some fun craft possibilities for kids! We've got a collection of New Zealand craft ideas here which we hope will provide inspiration and ideas for all ages.

Bone carving necklace in koru shape traditional to the Maori people of New Zealand

"Fire Breathing" Dragons for Chinese New Year

Fire-Breathing Dragon: Deep Breathing for Kids. Click through photo for instructions on how to make the dragon. Students blow through the hole and practice the deep breathing calming technique until the breathing slows and the dragon is calm.

FREE Didgeridoo Craft Idea~  Recycled paper tubes, white paper, crayons, and some transparent tape is all you need to make these easy, fun Northern Australian instrument originally made from branches hollowed out by termites.  The longer the tube, the deeper the sound!

FREE Didgeridoo Craft Idea~ Recycled paper tubes, white paper, crayons, and…

Rangoli: Floor Folk Art from India | Would love to do this as a group activity using shapes and colors lessons

Rangoli: Floor Folk Art from India Would love to do this as a group activity using shapes and colors lessons

Teaching Kids about PEACE - This is a lesson where you trace your children's hands on flags from around the world, cut them out and make a wreath. PRINTABLE!

Everywhere Fun Fair VBS Craft or Classroom Idea: Trace the children's hands on flags from around the world, cut them out and make a wreath.

Rain Sticks - DIY recycled / upcycled craft idea for an older toddler or preschooler. Music you can make! Kids also learn fine motor skills, responsibility, South American culture and music / rhythm / percussion. ~ Danya Banya

Rain Sticks - DIY recycled / upcycled craft idea for an older toddler or preschooler. Music you can make! Kids also learn fine motor skills, responsibility, South American culture and music / rhythm / percussion.

NATIVE AMERICAN HEADDRESS... Great craft for Thanksgiving time or learning about different cultures.  Children can create their own feathers or use purchased ones.  I would like them to add a string of beads attached.

Grinch Party Poppers from Creative Kid Snacks. For a Christmas party or as a snack or theme day when watching The Grinch movie. Made of sliced white string cheese, strawberry, sliced banana, green grape (bottom sliced off so it lays flat) melted chocolate