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From My Window: A Celebration of Community

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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Globe Trottin’ Kids Online Scavenger Hunt

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 Information & Activities for Kids

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, individuals, businesses, and famous monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China, and the Statue of Liberty go dark for one hour in…

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Explore & Celebrate World Wildlife Day

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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Let’s Celebrate Holi! India’s Festival of Colors


Join Maya, Neel, and their pet squirrel, Chintu for an adventure in India and an introduction to the story and traditions of the Holi festival. Let’s Celebrate Holi! India’s Festival of Colors is the third book in the Maya and Neel’s India Adventure Series – a collection of children’s books sharing the beautiful cultural diversity of…

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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. By clicking through and making a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra…

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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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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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