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Teach Kids How to Say Hello in Different Languages Around the World

Whether traveling to another country, shopping at an international market, or meeting a new friend, learning to say hello in different languages is a great way to connect with others.

Exploring global languages is an important learning activity for children, and “Hello” is a great place to start!

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Languages Around the World

More than 7,000 languages are spoken today, but just 23 languages account for more than half the world’s population.

The Top 10 most spoken languages (2022) are English, Mandarin Chinese, Hindi, Spanish, French, Standard Arabic, Bengali, Russian, Portuguese, and Urdu.

Hello in Different Languages Learning Activities

Print our FREE HELLO BOOKMARK with the lyrics to this song on one side and “Hello” in different languages on the other. Cut along the dotted lines and fold along the solid line. Fold, glue, color & SING with the video!

Say Hello! emphasizes the rich diversity of America’s neighborhoods and provides a great introduction to the joy of language.

The Hello Atlas features more than 100 languages! Download the FREE APP to hear the phrases in the book, each recorded by a native speaker.

The Hello Atlas book cover

Print our FREE How to Say “HELLO” in Different Languages Memory & Matching Game

Have fun learning “Hello” in 20 languages! Just print and cut the cards for games that can be played all year!

Use as an Ice Breaker or Partner Matching Tool.

Children of the World Memory Game from Barefoot Books

Inspired by the popular sing-along title If You’re Happy and You Know It!, this memory game utilizes one of the greatest attributes of the book—the adorable children from all over the world—to encourage memory and matching skills.

The object of the game is to match the boy and girl pairs according to the traditional dress, country name, and color featured on each card.

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