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Kodomo no hi, Japan’s annual Children’s Day celebration every May 5th, includes unique traditions and decorations – such as flying koinobori (carp streamers) outside buildings and homes. They symbolize strength and determination and are believed to bring luck and good fortune to the children. Follow step-by-step directions to assemble a koinobori for the celebration. Download…

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poetry-around-the-world

Introduce students to 7 forms of poetry from around the world.   Exploring poetic traditions from different countries provides an opportunity for understanding and appreciating various cultures. It celebrates our diversity while reminding us of our human connection.   Take a journey to each continent to learn about a specific form of poetry. Each one…

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Iran Research Project

Iran Research Project Country research projects are instrumental in helping students develop geographic and cultural awareness.  In this country research project, students take the role of the explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly website, they discover the geography and culture of Iran.    A Draft Book guides explorers through the research process,…

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Nigeria Research Project

Nigeria Research Project Country research projects are instrumental in helping students develop geographic and cultural awareness.  In this country research project, students take the role of the explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly website, they discover the geography and culture of Nigeria.    A Draft Book guides explorers through the research process,…

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20 country research projects

Explore and compare countries from around the world! Students are the explorers in these country research projects.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly country profile pages, students investigate the geography and culture of different countries. 20 Countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Egypt, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia,…

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United States Research Project

United States Research Project Country research projects are instrumental in helping students develop geographic and cultural awareness.  In this country research project, students take the role of the explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly website, they discover the geography and culture of the United States.    A Draft Book guides explorers through…

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Thailand Research Project

Thailand Research Project Country research projects are instrumental in helping students develop geographic and cultural awareness.  In this country research project, students take the role of the explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly website, they discover the geography and culture of Thailand.    A Draft Book guides explorers through the research process,…

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Spain research project

Spain Research Project Country research projects are instrumental in helping students develop geographic and cultural awareness.  In this country research project, students take the role of the explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly website, they discover the geography and culture of Spain.    A Draft Book guides explorers through the research process,…

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South Africa Research Project

South Africa Research Project Country research projects are instrumental in helping students develop geographic and cultural awareness.  In this country research project, students take the role of the explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly website, they discover the geography and culture of South Africa.    A Draft Book guides explorers through the…

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Russia Research Project

Russia Research Project Country research projects are instrumental in helping students develop geographic and cultural awareness.  In this country research project, students take the role of the explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly website, they discover the geography and culture of Russia.    A Draft Book guides explorers through the research process,…

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