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Freedom Soup

Freedom Soup: A Taste of Haitian Independence

Step into Ti Gran’s kitchen for a taste of Freedom Soup, rich with Haitian history and tradition. Disclosure: We received a complimentary copy of this book for review purposes; however, all opinions are our own. This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no…

Multicultural Children's Book Day

Celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Each year authors, publishers, parents, teachers, bloggers, and librarians join forces to present an online event that shines a spotlight on diversity in children’s literature: Multicultural Children’s Book Day. The mission of the event is to raise awareness of diverse books AND to get more of them into classrooms and libraries. Valarie Budayr from Jump Into a…

Geography Puzzles

Explore World Geography Through Puzzles

World geography puzzles provide an opportunity to lay the early foundation for global citizenship while practicing important development skills. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting our global education mission. Puzzles are engaging…

A World of Cookies for Santa

Map the Story: A World of Cookies for Santa

Follow Santa’s Christmas Eve journey to visit children around the world, and learn about a variety of holiday traditions and the sweet treats that await his arrival. A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa’s Tasty Trip Around the World by M.E. Furman is a fun mix of geography and culture with beautiful digital collages…

Runaway Dreidel

Runaway Dreidel! Book Review & Activities

“‘Twas the first night of Chanukah and on the fifth floor, There was holiday hustling and bustling galore.” With chocolate babkas, latkes, and soup on the stove, traditions have begun for the whole family to enjoy. Surrounded by the sounds and smells of this wonderful day, a little boy plays with his dreidel while he…

I'm an Immigrant too

I’m an Immigrant too! Review & Activities

I’m an Immigrant too! by award-winning author, Mem Fox is a celebration of the cultural diversity in her native Australia (where this book is published as I’m an Australian too!). This timely book is a great way to teach kids about multiculturalism, community, and compassion.   Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click…

Holidays CD

Holiday Songs and Stories That Celebrate Global Light

Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta…wait, what?! That’s a fun saying, but what does it mean? We were curious about this phrase from the moment we saw Katherine Dines’ Holidays CD. And come to find out, the meaning behind the saying is just as fun as the stories and songs she shares in her new album for children and families.…

Día de los muertos

Discover the Traditions of Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated every year on November 1st and 2nd* in Mexico and other Latin American countries and communities. It is believed that during these two days the souls of the dead are allowed to return to the world of the living and visit their families. It’s a…

Thank You Around the World

“Thank You” Around the World

Learn How to Say “Thank You” in 20 Languages

Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Trees

Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Trees: A Musical Picture Book

Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Trees: Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from West Africa and the Caribbean is a musical picture book with beautiful illustrations, informational background text, and a CD of 23 traditional songs for bedtime and playtime. Disclosure: We received a complimentary copy of this book for review purposes; however,…

The Adventures of Joy Sun Bear

The Adventures of Joy Sun Bear: The Blue Amber of Sumatra Review & Activities

The Adventures of Joy Sun Bear: The Blue Amber of Sumatra is a timely fictional children’s book embedded with real-world problems and issues. This early chapter book is a great story for teaching kids about rainforest destruction, loss of animal habitats, and the compassion our world needs for humans in search of refuge. Disclosure: This post…

Teach Peace: Books & Activities for Kids

Teach Peace: Books & Activities for Kids

“If we are to teach real peace in this world… we shall have to begin with the children.” Mahatma Gandhi We couldn’t agree more! So we created and curated a variety of activities to teach children about peace and how to spread it wildly: in ourselves, our homes, our community, and the world. Disclosure: This…