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Geography Puzzles

World geography puzzles provide an opportunity to lay the early foundation for global citizenship while practicing important development skills. 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. Thank you for supporting our global education mission. Puzzles are engaging…

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I'm an Immigrant too

I’m an Immigrant too! by award-winning author, Mem Fox is a celebration of the cultural diversity in her native Australia (where this book is published as I’m an Australian too!). This timely book is a great way to teach kids about multiculturalism, community, and compassion.   Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click…

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3 Multicultural Books for Back to School

Add a multicultural perspective to your back to school read alouds with these three books and our engaging free activities! Share school experiences of children around the world, develop students’ geographic and cultural awareness, and build a caring and welcoming classroom community. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a…

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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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Tooth Traditions Around the World

What in the world do YOU do with your tooth? A boy in Mexico leaves his tooth in a box on his bedside table.  He hopes that the magic mouse, El Ratón, will take his tooth and leave some money. A girl in South Africa leaves her tooth in a slipper in her room.  A mouse comes…

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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. By clicking through and making a…

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This is the Way We Go to School

While children all over the world go to school, the way they get there can be very different. Early morning commutes to school vary depending on where you live and the resources that are available. And some of the ways children get to school illustrate the sheer determination they have just to get there! Ask students to share…

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It's Back to School We Go

It’s Back to School We Go! First Day Stories From Around the World by Ellen Jackson is a favorite global read aloud to start the year. Children from 11 different countries share what the first day of school is like for them. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and making a purchase,…

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Celebrate Canada Day

What is Canada Day? Canada Day is a national holiday celebrating the country’s independence from Great Britain in 1867. The new nation, still loyal to Great Britain, was called the Dominion of Canada and consisted of only four provinces ((Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario, and Quebec). Now, there are 10 provinces and 3 territories. At first, the…

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