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1. Make a Leaf Mobile
The leaves turn beautiful colors in the fall. It is fun to take a walk to collect different types and colors of leaves. This is just one fun project to do with the leaves that are collected. A great activity for the classroom or as a family activity.

2. Painting Gourds
In most areas of the country, gourds are available for sale in grocery stores or farmers markets during autumn. You can help the children prepare for an ”ART SHOW ” by making gorgeous gourd creations. This makes such a good art/craft activity for school or at home.

3. Thanksgiving or Not
Create together and make a fun activity to encourage discussions as you prepare for Thanksgiving. Make this with your kids and then play the game.

4. Make a Gathering Pouch
November is American Indian Heritage Month. Some tribes of Indians used pouches to gather food and other materials needed for their day-to-day lives. Your children can make their own pouches.

5. How to Make Rhythm Band Instruments
When you have a good beat, the music really keeps coming, gets a life, and takes on a flow all its own.

6. Huichol Indian Yarn Paintings
Stories and myths in paintings of yarn help them retain their cultural identity.

7. Dinosaur Elections - activity
Elections Day is the second Tuesday in November. People are getting ready to vote. Let your children have an opportunity for a classroom election experience.

8. Alphabet Party
An alphabet party is the perfect activity to celebrate the school year. Or perhaps you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children during the summer to make sure they haven’t forgotten the alphabet.

9. Make a Family Tree
National Family Week is celebrated the week of Thanksgiving, but summer is a time when many of us see our relatives. Does your family have a family reunion planned? Try to collect pictures of your relatives.

10. Home or Classroom Farm
This preschool activity can be worked on all week long. Or it can be a family activity to be worked on a bit each day either the week before or the actual week of National Farm Awareness Week.



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