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My Place in My World: A Geography Flipbook

Read Your World Holi

Welcome to the Leap Into Learning Blog Hop! We’ve joined a group of teacher-bloggers to offer a variety of FREE classroom resources. Each of us is sharing one free product that can be used at any time of the year. Grab a total of 23 freebies by hopping to each blog until you end up back here.…

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Freedom Soup: A Taste of Haitian Independence

Freedom Soup

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…

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Celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day

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…

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Explore World Geography Through Puzzles

Geography 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…

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Map the Story: A World of Cookies for Santa

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…

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Runaway Dreidel! Book Review & Activities

Runaway Dreidel

“‘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…

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I’m an Immigrant too! Review & Activities

I'm an Immigrant too

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…

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Holiday Songs and Stories That Celebrate Global Light

Holidays CD

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.…

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Discover the Traditions of Día de los Muertos

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…

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