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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. đź’ť Our Global Gift Guide features products that engage, inspire, and connect kids to their world from birth. Littlest Globe Trotters  Soothing multicultural…

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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…

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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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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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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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4 Ways to Introduce Global Learning Into a Classroom

Hello! My name is Becky Morales, and I am an ESL and Spanish teacher and mom to five kiddos through adoption and birth. Our family is somewhat unique because we have such a mixture of cultures in our house (Mexican, Chinese, Ethiopian, African-American, white). When my kids were little, I looked for simple ways to…

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They have been performing for the past 50 years, and have been nominated for Grammy, Tony, Emmy, and Academy awards. Nelson Mandela called them “South Africa’s cultural ambassadors.” They are Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a male a cappella choral group from South Africa that performs all around the world teaching about their country and culture.   In 1960…

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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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