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Celebrating Diversity in KidLit: Multicultural Children’s Book Day

“Our mission is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these books into classrooms and libraries.” Multicultural Children’s Book Day Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) is an annual event held on the last Friday in January in order to shine a light on multicultural books…

12 Days of Christmas

Multicultural Versions of The Twelve Days of Christmas

Many of us are familiar with a partridge in a pear tree, but have you ever heard of a stork in a baobab tree or a pukeko in a ponga tree? These versions of the holiday classic, The Twelve Days of Christmas, provide a fun glimpse into different cultures. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By…

7 Unique Cultures We Can Learn From

7 Unique Cultures We Could Learn From

7 Unique Cultures We Can Learn From is a guest post by Mo Mulla from Parental Questions – a resource for simple & practical tips that solve everyday parental problems.   We live in a world with many different cultures. Some of these are ancient, while others are current. It’s a fascinating and diverse world…

Gifts for Globe Trottin’ Kids

We’ve curated a variety of gift ideas for the Globe Trottin’ Kids in your life and for any time of the year – holidays, birthdays, baby showers, special celebrations, or just because. 💝 Our Global Gift Guide features products that engage, inspire, and connect kids to their world from birth. Littlest Globe Trotters  Soothing multicultural…

Yoga Activities for Kids and Grownups

Yoga Activities for Kids and Grownups

Calm the mind and body, improve patience and boost confidence with yoga! Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. All proceeds help support our free global education website. Thank you! Yoga Pretzels is a deck containing 50 fun…

Lin Yi's Lantern A Moon Festival Tale

Lin Yi’s Lantern A Moon Festival Tale

Follow a boy’s trip through a market as he bargains for the list of items his family needs for an important celebration – and cheer him on as he tries to have enough money left to buy the red rabbit lantern he so desperately desires for the festival. Lin Yi’s Lantern – A Moon Festival…

Catch that Goat!

Catch That Goat! A Market Day in Nigeria

Get ready for a fun counting adventure through a Nigerian market! Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. All proceeds help support our free global education website. Thank you! Catch that Goat! A Market Day in Nigeria It…

Global Kids Activity Deck

Global Kids Activity Deck

The Global Kids activity deck is a helpful tool for raising the next generation of global citizens in the home, classroom, and beyond! Engage kids with more than 50 crafts, food, recipes, games, festivals, and community service activities from around the world. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase,…

Ela's World

Ela’s World: A Global Adventure Picture Book

Meet Ela, a curious young elephant living in the zoo and dreaming of becoming an explorer when she grows up. Ela is anxious to travel the world, meet different people, and speak new languages (a true Globe Trottin’ Kid!). Join a unique global adventure in Ela’s World, a picture book with words by Laura Caputo-Wickham…

World Refugee Day Resources for Kids

World Refugee Day Resources & Activities for Kids

Refugees. They are human beings. Mothers and fathers. Brothers and sisters. Aunts and uncles. Grandmas and grandpas. Babies. Toddlers and kids. Tweens and teens. Friends. Family. 25.9 million of our fellow humans have been forcibly displaced from their homes due to war, persecution, and violence. They flee with the clothes on their backs and are…

My Hero is You

My Hero is You – How Kids Can Fight COVID-19!

My Hero is You – How Kids Can Fight COVID-19! The scale and impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic are difficult for adults to wrap their minds around, much less children. But young people still have questions, and they are looking to adults to help them understand what is happening. “My Hero is You”,…

Inti Raymi: Peru's Festival of the Sun

Inti Raymi: Peru’s Festival of the Sun

Inti Raymi, Peru’s Festival of the Sun, takes place every year in Cusco on June 24 (the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere). People come from all over the world to witness a spectacular tribute to the sun. This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase, we receive a small commission…