- Make a Native American food dish such as cornbread, sweet potato cakes, baked pumpkin, fried hominy or fried squash blossoms. Look in your library for a cookbook containing simple recipes where the girls can help.
- *Do a Native American sandpainting.
- *Make a Kachina doll.
- *Make Native American moccasins.
- Learn a game which Native American children would play.
- Make a Native American necklace or bracelet and learn why Native Americans wore them. You can use colored beads or macaroni and string.
- Learn a Native American dance. Books are available in your library that also tell why they did them.
- Learn some pictographs (signs) that Native Americans used to tell stories. Have the girls tell their own story by using signs on paper.
- Learn about Native American dwellings. Find out how they were made.
- Read about a famous Native American. Many books are available in your library.
*Kits to do these requirements can be purchased from S&S Crafts
Rolling Hills has program boxes with supplies for requirements
2,3,5,6,7,8,9 & 10.
Suggested Field Trips in the Vicinity of Rolling Hills:
- Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown, NJ, (973)538-0454
- Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Broadway at 155th St., New York, NY 10032
- Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07109, (908)596-6550
- Pocono Indian Museum, Route 209, Bushkill, PA 18324, (717) 588-9339
- Powhatan Lenape Nation, Native American Indian Heritage Museum, Rancocas Indian Reservation, Rancocas, Rancocas, NJ 08073, (856) 261-4747
- Waterloo Village Restoration, Indian Village and Museum, RD, Stanhope, NJ 07874, (201)347-0900