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Native American Talking Stick - used to signify who has the right to speak during sacred council ceremonies and meetings - use in morning circle

Easy and adorable No Name board. Clip papers that dont have names on them to the board and have students go check there instead of spending your time trying to figure out who they belong to!#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

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Pipe Cleaner Challenge

This could be an awesome activity to keep the students busy while you take care of the first day paperwork.

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Make a Native American Talking Stick Activity

Activities: Make a Native American Talking Stick...since the kids like the talking stick in class so much, they can make one for at home?

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Native American Talking Stick

Native American Talking Stick Art Project, we could make this during fantasy week and then use it later too

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Make a Native American Talking Stick Activity

Learn all about Native American culture as your child constructs her own Native American talking stick using string and various nature items.

FREEBIE! Talk about Native American names, and how each person was given a name after they did a special deed or because of a special quality a person had. Give each child his/her own Native American name, which is thrilling! Here is a list of possible names that you can use.

A "getting to know you game" for a large group of people. This was a hit at our recent Relief Society Meeting.

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Basket Weaving for Beginners Activity

I used this during my Native American study with 4th grade. My students LOVED making woven baskets!! Must have an odd number of flaps for this to work out properly.

Quiet Critters - when you decide it's time to be quiet, pass out the quiet critters. Take them away from ones who talk. At the end of the activity anyone who still has a quiet critter gets a prize, point, whatever you use. I could see this being used in classrooms, doctors offices, on road trips, or anywhere else that the "quiet game" could come in hand.