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Globe Trottin’ Kids provides resources for teaching children about our diverse world.  We offer a variety of tools to help integrate global learning across all content areas throughout the year. Globe Trottin’ Kids offers free and paid products for the elementary classroom.  Our most popular items are the country research projects.  Students complete a variety of…

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Happy International Day of Happiness! Meet the top 10 happiest countries (2016) according to the World Happiness Report.  As you scroll  down the graphic, try to identify each country.  The answers are below it. The World’s Top 10 Happiest Countries  Denmark   Switzerland  Iceland  Norway  Finland  Canada  The Netherlands  New Zealand  Australia  Sweden Student Activities 1. Locate each country on…

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International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day is an annual observance sponsored by UNESCO (United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization) to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The mother language is the language(s) in which first words are spoken and thoughts expressed. #motherlanguageday Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a…

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Speaking Aussie An A to Z

Speaking Aussie: An A to Z of  Words and Phrases The ankle biters are enjoying their Paddle Pops and fairy floss in the lounge room. (The little children are enjoying their frozen treats and cotton candy in the living room.) While the majority of Australians speak English, Australian English has its own distinctive accent and vocabulary.…

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La Noche de los Rabanos

La Noche de los Rábanos, or Night of the Radishes, is an annual holiday tradition in Oaxaca, Mexico. It began over a century ago when merchants carved festive radishes and sold them in the zócolo (town square) during the Christmas season. The celebration continues to this day, taking place every December 23 when the town gathers…

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The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is underway and is open for entries until the end of June. It’s so fun to check out the submissions so far. There are four categories: Spontaneous, Sense of Place, Outdoor Scenes and Travel Portraits. Check out these 10 jaw-dropping photos from around the globe. We searched through pictures…

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