Free Classroom Activities for Native Americans Illustration

Free Native Americans Classroom Activities for Teachers

Classroom Room Activities and Projects

Totem Pole Art using collage (4th grade) - clever and beautiful (Thomas Elementary), this is the lesson plan that goes with this art: Lesson Plan, 4th grade

Make a Totem bookmark, lesson plan (Donn)

Mrs Schmelzer's First Grade - Native Americans (lots of pictures on what they created; the kids are adorable)

Native American Art Projects and Designs for Kids

Paper Piecing

Tlingit Coloring Pages - Pacific Coastal Native Americans

Native American Arts 4th grade - activity ideas

Create Your Own Pictographs

Talking Hands activity

Create a secret message using these symbols, or some you select. Have kids create a short secret message. Hand completed messages to the child behind them, the last child in a row brings their message to the first person in the row (or in front of you, or however your class is set up.)  Have kids decypher the message they are holding. Symbol Stories (Donn) 

Make a Birch Bark Canoe

Print-out: Color a Pow-Wow drum

Instructions: Make a Pow-Wow Drum and Drum Beater

Pow-Wow fact sheets for Kids and Teachers

Directed Drawing, tepee

Artifact Bingo - print out, with instructions

Printout: Color the Past

Thanksgiving Activities - FREE from teachers pay teachers

Native American Foldable - Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Arctic, FREE from teachers pay teachers

Native Americans - Graphic Organizer illustrated with blanks, FREE from teachers pay teachers

Native American Heritage Month (November) - in Engish, Spanish, French - FREE from teachers pay teachers

The Turtle, free coloring page, this symbol is seen in many tribes across the U.S. Put it with a Native American turtle myth, and you have a lesson plan

The Bear, free coloring page, this symbol is seen in many tribes across the U.S.

Lesson Plans: Native Americans in North America 

Northeast Region of the United States and Canada Lesson Plans and Activities

Southeast Region of the United States Lesson Plans and Activities

Great Plains Region of the United States Lesson Plans and Activities

Southwest Region of the United States Lesson Plans and Activities

Pacific Coastal Region of the United States and Canada Lesson Plans and Activities

Inland Plateau Region of the United States Lesson Plans and Activities

North and Arctic Region of Canada and the United States Lesson Plans and Activities 

Lesson Plans: Native Americans in Central and South America

The Incredible Incas - Lesson Plans, Activities, Games, Powerpoints, Learning Modules for Kids

The Mysterious Mayas - Lesson Plans, Activities, Games, Powerpoints, Learning Modules for Kids

The Awesome Aztecs - Lesson Plans, Activities, Games, PowerPoints, Learning Modules for Kids

For Kids

Native American Stories, Myths, and Legends

Free Games about Native Americans in the US and Canada

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