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An idiom is a phrase that says one thing but means something different. They are used across all cultures and languages, and can be particularly confusing for early and new language learners because they do not mean what they say. The popular English idiom, Don’t spill the beans doesn’t refer to actually “spilling beans.” It means…

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Yoga Activities for Kids and Grownups

Calm the mind and body, improve patience and boost confidence with yoga! 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! Yoga Pretzels is a deck containing 50 fun…

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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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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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Global Kids Activity Deck

The Global Kids activity deck is a helpful tool for raising the next generation of global citizens in the home, classroom, and beyond! Engage kids with more than 50 crafts, food, recipes, games, festivals, and community service activities from around the world. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase,…

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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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My Hero is You

My Hero is You – How Kids Can Fight COVID-19! The scale and impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic are difficult for adults to wrap their minds around, much less children. But young people still have questions, and they are looking to adults to help them understand what is happening. “My Hero is You”,…

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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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