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Take a Musical Journey to Africa

Take a Musical Journey to Africa

The Land of Yangalele, a new children’s music CD by Congolese-American artist “Papa Siama” Matuzungidi and singer “Auntie Dallas” Johnson, introduces children to African culture, rhythms and music. Yangalele (Yawn-gah-LAY-lay) means “happiness” in Kikongo, one of the Bantu languages spoken by people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, and Angola (and one…

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If You Were Me and Lived in… Book Review & Activities

If You Were Me and Lived in

Our mission at Globe Trottin’ Kids is teaching children about world geography and cultures, so we were thrilled to receive these four books from author Carole P. Roman to review for Multicultural Children’s Book Day. If You Were Me and Lived in… Carole P. Roman‘s series explores ancient civilizations throughout history. The format is engaging, placing the reader back in time and…

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Explore South Africa: A Country Research Project for Kids

South Africa printables

Kids will love exploring the beautiful country of South Africa and creating a book or a poster to share what they learned. Materials a poster board or sheets of paper stapled together glue or tape printables (free download) South Africa Country Profile library books about South Africa National Geographic Kids Kids World Travel Guide 100 Best Things…

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South Africa’s First Olympians

South Africa's First Olympians

South Africa’s official participation in the Olympic Games began in 1908; however, the country’s involvement at the 1904 Games is a great, rarely heard story – revealing the athletes that weren’t there to compete in the first place. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge…

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The Big 3 Sports in South Africa

The Big 3 Sports in South Africa

South Africans are extremely passionate about sports. While many different sports are played in South Africa, this post will focus on what are known as “The Big Three” – soccer (football), rugby and cricket. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to…

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