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Joy Sun Bear - Global Learning Series

We recently had the opportunity to interview the creators of one of our favorite sites for global learning, Joy Sun Bear. We even got Joy to answer a few questions himself! Get ready to discover the world, different cultures and diversity through this educational and fun global learning website featuring a kind and adventurous sun bear.…

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Grow Your Own Musical Instrument

Grow Your Own Musical Instrument is a guest post by Daria – World Music for Children. All over the world, people use the most amazing natural objects as part of their music-making traditions.  In Latin America and Africa, you can find shakers made from the seed pods of the pacay tree.  In Australia, hollowed-out tree branches are…

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Children of the World

“Children’s books should reflect their readers and the world they live in. We live in a world full of all different kinds of people, and if we want to educate children meaningfully and completely, we have to be teaching them about all different kinds of people.” – Kate DePalma, co-author of The Barefoot Book of…

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Culture Chest is a new subscription box service that introduces children to different cultures every month. Each box contains 1-2 diverse picture books based on a common theme like music or food and an activity such as a craft or recipe to do together. Board books are available for ages 0-2 and picture books for ages…

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Games Around the World

Bring world geography, cultural awareness, and lots of fun into your classroom or home all year long with Games Around the World. Games Around the World Children all over the world enjoy playing traditional games like tag, hopscotch, tic-tac-toe, and dominoes. However, the names of the games, how they are played, and the materials they use…

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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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Sprinkle your Summer with Culture

Sprinkle your summer activities with cultural learning. Introduce and celebrate the beautiful diversity in our world through books, food and fun! READ!  Head to the library or your local bookstore. Choose books that feature diverse characters and communities and that offer a look into other experiences and cultures. Read Around the World Summer Reading Series  Recommended books for the whole family,…

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Hanukkah

Hanukkah, also known as the Jewish Festival of Lights, is an eight-day celebration honoring the Miracle of the Oil.  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! The word…

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