|Native American Crafts: Inuit Tribes
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|Fun crafty ideas for enhancing your lessons on the Inuit tribes of North America. These are great
for children of all ages and you'll find recommended reading to pair alongside the themed
activities. We made an Inuit Lapbook and a few Arctic File Folder Games to go alongside our
learning! These are free and a great way to bring some extra fun to your studies!
|In all, more than 40 Inuit items and ideas
are showcased through dramatic photos
and captivating language. From how these
objects were made, to their impact on
contemporary culture, The Inuit Thought of
It is a remarkable catalog of Inuit invention.
|How can they work with the Eskimos when
they don't know the country and can't speak
the language? If only they had a dog team,
Steve thinks, they could haul their own wood
and water and perhaps travel to other
villages. He and Liz pray for a good team of
huskies, and the Eskimos watch to see what
the white man's God will do. For ages 9-12.
|These polar bears make wonderful classroom
decorations, and are fantastic for
lapbooking and notebooking cover pages as
well. Best of all you will find recipes for
texture paint to give your artwork that
3-D feel. You can find the recipes for these
fun paints in our Crafty Recipe Section
|Children love to learn about animals!
Learning about animals of the arctic is
especially fun because of their adaptations
to such a harsh habitat. The recommended
book "My Arctic 123" includes the names
of the animals in traditional Inukitut.
|Here is a fun way to make snow
goggles (masks worn to protect eyes
from the glare of the sun off the snow)
|This is a fun way to add some texture to
everyday clay to create the appearance of
Soapstone. Alternatly you could simply
carve into an ivory bar of soap.
|What's more fun then learning that
the Inuit tribes sometimes lived in
snow packed houses? Building one!
|Inukshuk are important not only for
cultural significance, but are depended on
for survival in the harsh Arctic weather.
These stone Inuksuk are fun for children to
make, and are wonderful opportunities for
personal creativity to shine through.
|We had such a great time learning about
the Inuit tribes of North America that we
made a lapbook. You can print all the
worksheets, and printables to make your