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Rainforest Resources for Kids: characteristics, geography, vocabulary, background info, links, photo/virtual tours, books, on-line games, movies, resources. Nonfiction Lessons, Fiction And Nonfiction, Geography For Kids, World Geography, Teaching Elementary School, Teaching Kids, Teaching Tools, Afterschool Activities, Educational Activities
Rainforest Resources for Kids: characteristics, geography, vocabulary, background info, links, photo/virtual tours, books, on-line games, movies, resources.
Inviting multicultural visitors and guest speakers into schools. Ideas on where to find diverse speakers from a variety of local organizations. Great ideas to find native speakers of Spanish to come in to class! Esl Teaching, Teaching Ideas, Multicultural Activities, Multicultural Classroom, Play Based Learning, Learning Spanish
Inviting multicultural visitors and guest speakers into schools. Ideas on where to find diverse speakers from a variety of local organizations. Great ideas to find native speakers of Spanish to come in to class!
Wangari Maathai, "Mother of the Trees"- Kenyan Nobel Prize Winner for founding the Green Belt Movement which empowered women around Kenya to take back their land, planting tree by tree. Tons of resources, biographies, videos, lesson plans, and a cause and effect chart for kids to learn about this Earth hero. Mighty Girl, Earth Book, American Library Association, Nobel Peace Prize, Nobel Prize, Women In History, Black History, Jena, Book Lists
Wangari Maathai, "Mother of the Trees"- Kenyan Nobel Prize Winner for founding the Green Belt Movement which empowered women around Kenya to take back their land, planting tree by tree. Tons of resources, biographies, videos, lesson plans, and a cause and effect chart for kids to learn about this Earth hero.
Great list of books that feature Asian elephants, highly regarded in Asian culture and currently endangered. These are both fiction (stories and folktales) and nonfiction books that feature these majestic animals. Animal Activities, Culture Activities, Fiction Stories, Kids Around The World, Asian Elephant, Majestic Animals, Chapter Books
Great list of books that feature Asian elephants, highly regarded in Asian culture and currently endangered. These are both fiction (stories and folktales) and nonfiction books that feature these majestic animals.
Educating kids in Morocco: one expat family's story about the education system and schools in Morocco. School Fun, Education System, Kids Education, Activities For Kids, American Card
Educating kids in Morocco: one expat family's story about the education system and schools in Morocco.
Learn about Unique Australian Animals for Kids- books, video clips, lessons and more. Kindergarten Reading Activities, Reading Resources, Preschool Themes, Reading Lists, Worth Reading, Homeschool Geography, Homeschooling, Geography Activities
Learn about Unique Australian Animals for Kids- books, video clips, lessons and more.
Activities to do with little kids after watching The Red Balloon- such a great introduction to foreign films for kids!!! Kid Movies, Great Movies, Movies To Watch, Amazing Movies, Nelly Furtado, Alan Watts, Red Balloon Movie, All Music, Music Book
Activities to do with little kids after watching The Red Balloon- such a great introduction to foreign films for kids!!!
25+ Multicultural Chapter Books For Kids. These diverse books are best for middle grades through middle school. African American, Latino, Asian, American Indian, Middle Eastern characters and contexts. Books For Boys, Childrens Books, Kid Books, Class Books, Grade Books, Middle School Books, Middle Grades, Diverse Books
25+ Multicultural Chapter Books For Kids. These diverse books are best for middle grades through middle school. African American, Latino, Asian, American Indian, Middle Eastern characters and contexts.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Finding age-appropriate, high-quality foreign films, especially to watch with younger children, can be a big challenge. Here are over 35 of the best movies for kids from around the world! How To Speak French, How To Speak Spanish, Learn French, Learn Spanish, Spanish Class, Best Kid Movies, Good Movies, Disney Movies, Teaching Spanish
Finding age-appropriate, high-quality foreign films, especially to watch with younger children, can be a big challenge. Here are over 35 of the best movies for kids from around the world!
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
3 Children's Books about Lemurs- my daughter's favorite animal! Parenting After Separation, Love My Kids, Creatures Of The Night, Early Literacy
3 Children's Books about Lemurs- my daughter's favorite animal!
2 books on the mummies of ancient Egypt. I love both Aliki and Gail Gibbons! Ancient Egypt Pharaohs, Ancient Aliens, Egyptian Mummies, Egyptian Art, Ancient Egyptian, Children's Book Awards, Reading Rainbow
2 books on the mummies of ancient Egypt. I love both Aliki and Gail Gibbons!
An expat families shares glimpses of their life in the Swedish countryside Learning Resources, Outdoor Activities, Family Adventure Travel, Family Travel
An expat families shares glimpses of their life in the Swedish countryside
Books from Liberia- learn about a country in Africa through multicultural kidlit. From every day stories to folktales- a little slice of culture. Liberia, Fun Activities, Hungry Crocodile, Student Centered Learning
Books from Liberia- learn about a country in Africa through multicultural kidlit. From every day stories to folktales- a little slice of culture.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Books to incorporate black history throughout the year. Biographies for kids about African Americans: scientists, musicians, activists, athletes, artists, and more. History Books For Kids, Black History Month Activities, Black History Books, Black History Facts, Black Books, Strange History, African American Inventors, African American History, British History
Books to incorporate black history throughout the year. Biographies for kids about African Americans: scientists, musicians, activists, athletes, artists, and more.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Collecting a world of coins is a fun hobby for kids: how to get started collecting coins, and how to keep your coin collection organized. Hobbies For Couples, Hobbies For Kids, Great Hobbies, Hobby Desk, Hobby World, Hobby Lobby Christmas, Hobby Trains, Inexpensive Crafts
Collecting a world of coins is a fun hobby for kids: how to get started collecting coins, and how to keep your coin collection organized.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Like Stars On Earth- excellent Indian film about a young boy struggling in school with dyslexia and his forward-thinking teacher who helps him overcome his challenges. Awesome feel-good foreign film for kids and families! Taare Zameen Par, Movies 2019, Hd Movies, Movies And Tv Shows, Movie Tv, Suspense Movies, Cinema Movies, Movie Photo
Like Stars On Earth- excellent Indian film about a young boy struggling in school with dyslexia and his forward-thinking teacher who helps him overcome his challenges. Awesome feel-good foreign film for kids and families!
Kids Play Around the World Series: games kids play in Mexico. Primary Activities, Preschool Games, Games To Play With Kids, Outdoor Games For Kids
Kids Play Around the World Series: games kids play in Mexico.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
These fabulous Earth Day videos for kids set around the world give in-depth views on animals, their habitats, peculiar behaviors, characteristics and more! Geography Lessons, Toddler Activities, Earth Day Video, Map Skills, Butterfly Life Cycle
These fabulous Earth Day videos for kids set around the world give in-depth views on animals, their habitats, peculiar behaviors, characteristics and more!
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Geography Games for Kids- These geography board games are outstanding to help kids learn about different countries, practice their map skills, and have fun with their family and friends. Geography Games For Kids, World Geography Games, Teaching Geography, Homeschool Games, Geography Classroom, Montessori Classroom
Geography Games for Kids- These geography board games are outstanding to help kids learn about different countries, practice their map skills, and have fun with their family and friends.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Fantastic lesson plan: The Sneetches Lesson against discrimination for kids to learn about the effects of racism. Dr Seuss Sneetches, Diversity Activities, Global Awareness, Psicologia
Fantastic lesson plan: The Sneetches Lesson against discrimination for kids to learn about the effects of racism.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Biracial Bookworms- activities and multicultural resources to raise readers, activists, leaders. I love her ideas!! Best Books List, Elementary Reading, Elementary Schools, Family Activities, Book Enthusiast
Biracial Bookworms- activities and multicultural resources to raise readers, activists, leaders. I love her ideas!!
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Explore Japanese culture, folktales and contemporary stories, and even learn Japanese words with these fabulous books about Japan for kids! Great for a unit about Asia or exploring multicultural literature. Japan For Kids, Japanese Language Proficiency Test, Learn Japanese Words, Country Studies, Hachiko, Japanese Symbol
Explore Japanese culture, folktales and contemporary stories, and even learn Japanese words with these fabulous books about Japan for kids! Great for a unit about Asia or exploring multicultural literature.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Largest Islands in the World- tons of facts for kids and lessons and activities about islands. Geography for kids! Great for geo bee practice. Montessori Geography, Homeschool Life
Largest Islands in the World- tons of facts for kids and lessons and activities about islands. Geography for kids! Great for geo bee practice.
Kid World Citizen
Kid World Citizen
Books about Immigrant Children and their names & cultural identity. Incredible resource for ESL teachers, especially for the beginning of the year (or any teacher with lots of immigrants). Pre-reading and post-reading questions, and writing prompts that would even be great to teach empathy in kids- Kid World Citizen Name Activities, Vocabulary Activities, Preschool Worksheets, Khadra, Cultural Identity, Cultural Diversity, Cultural Studies
Books about Immigrant Children and their names & cultural identity. Incredible resource for ESL teachers, especially for the beginning of the year (or any teacher with lots of immigrants). Pre-reading and post-reading questions, and writing prompts that would even be great to teach empathy in kids- Kid World Citizen
Relief Maps are great to use with kids, as a tactile way to teach geography. Nice activities and lessons for preschoolers, kindergarteners, elementary students. Physical Geography, Teaching History, Elementary Geography, History Education, 5th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Activities
Relief Maps are great to use with kids, as a tactile way to teach geography. Nice activities and lessons for preschoolers, kindergarteners, elementary students.