Resources for Grades 3–5
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Hear about some amazing Asian American leaders and social figures who influenced various historic moments.
What Does It Mean to Be a Digital Citizen?
Reflect on your digital life as you watch this video. Think about how you will act, create, learn, and lead. How will you be a digital citizen today?
Painting with a Single Stroke
Watch as Kyoto-based artist Keisuke Teshima beautifully paints dragon bodies with a single stroke using a sumi-e style brush across paper.
Celebrating the Many Cultures of the U.S.
What cultural traditions does your family have? Celebrate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the rich and diverse heritage of all Americans.
Traditional Chinese Cloth Shoes
See how Li Ziqi, a vlogger based in Mianyang in China's Sichuan province, beautifully sews and glues layers of cloth to create a traditional Chinese shoe.
Explore Ramadan with Nadia, a young Muslim American, who explains what this tradition means for adults and children, and what happens during the celebration.
Milly Zantow: Recycling Revolutionary
Ever wonder what the number on the bottom of plastic items means? Learn about the plastic numbering system and why it came to be.
Eliminating Single-Use Plastics
Travel to Belize with Marie McGrory to find out how she made it through (almost) the whole trip without single-use plastics.
Eid al-Fitr (the festival of breaking fast) is the three-day holiday that ends the Islamic month of Ramadan, wherein Muslim people celebrate with food and family.
Vietnam's Ancient Lithophone
Listen to the beautiful sounds from Vietnam's ancient lithophone, or the đàn đá, made from granite, stone, wood, and corals.
Dance of the Triangles
Watch how triangles can make more triangles. Cut out your own triangles, pause the video at different points, and make the shapes you see.
Can you cut a square from the center of a piece of paper with just one straight cut? Try it and then watch the video for the answer.