Multicultural Activities

This Multicultural Activities activity & project also includes:

From catching stars developed by African pygmy tribes to chop stix pick-up or the Hanukkah dreidel, use this list of diverse multicultural activities to help your learners draw connections to unique cultures of the world.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Reserve some time on the last day of each week to play a new game. Before beginning the game, have learners identify the origin of the game on a map, and provide some interesting facts about the location's people and culture
  • Give class members the option of researching more about a particular country's games as part of an extra credit assignment
Pros

  • Several games from a wide variety of cultures
  • Brief included description for each activity, with room to expand and adapt
Cons

  • While the countries of origin are noted for each game, there are no detailed descriptions of the cultures