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Catch that Goat!

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…

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Ela's World

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…

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World Refugee Day Resources 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…

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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…

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Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, is an important Chinese celebration filled with legends and traditions. 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. Dragon Boat Legend Dragon Boat Festival has been celebrated on the fifth day of…

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Muevete

Get kids moving and learning with bilingual songs, dances, and games. ¡Muévete! Songs for a Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body provides a fun interactive musical experience with bilingual educator, children’s author, and internationally acclaimed recording artist José-Luis Orozco. The CD, produced by Smithsonian Folkways*, features various Latino musical styles and includes nine tracks in Spanish followed by…

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From My Window

From My Window is an #OwnVoices picture book with a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro see every day. Inspired by his own childhood in a favela in Brazil, author Otávio Júnior’s poetic story celebrates the diversity of this unique community. “I live to tell stories, mostly about the favela, which…

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Online Scavenger Hunt

Welcome Explorers! We are so glad you are here. Get to know our website and discover all that it offers through a fun Online Scavenger Hunt. It’s Easy! Click here to print the Scavenger Hunt directions. Follow the step-by-step task instructions, and record your answers. Share your coloring page (the last step in the hunt).…

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Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement in support of energy conservation and sustainability, sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). On a Saturday night near the equinox of March, in thousands of cities, individuals, businesses, and famous monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China, and the Statue of Liberty go dark…

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World Wildlife Day

The United Nations’ World Wildlife Day, held annually on March 3, is a global celebration of the beautiful and diverse forms of wild animals and plants on our planet. It’s also an opportunity for raising awareness of the many benefits they provide to people and to drive discussions and work towards transformative change on the urgent threats facing…

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