click here for resources for specific countries...
China
Holland


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see also "CULTURE"
see also "STORYTELLING"....for stories from around the world
see also "MULTICULTURAL BOOKS"....for fairy tales & folk tales from around the world
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click here to see some examples of TECHNOLOGY & GLOBAL AWARENESS
click here to sing a Christmas song in Spanish...Feliz Navidad -- Jose Feliciano....I wanna wish you a merry Christmas!
click here for some "arts & crafts" from different countries -- to make with kids
click here for words in different languages (such as "hello" & "thank you") + other resources related to 'languages'
click here for clipart -- multicultural / global awareness
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nursery rhymes and songs around the world ... Mama Lisa's World -- CULTURE, GLOBAL AWARENESS
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MULTICULTURAL THEMES:
First School ... Australia, Canada, China, France, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, United States
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DLTK's Countries & Cultures Activities ...
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Animal Sounds in Different Languages ...(Animal Noises...YouTube)



Around the World With a Glass Slipper -- (You will find this unit in the LiveBinder, "Common Core for the Holidays", Tab #6--'Common Core ELA Maps'--Grade 1, Unit 6)
"In this 6-week unit for 1st grade, students compare & contrast different versions of Cinderella while learning about continents and cultures."

Around the World in 5 Minutes... video of the week from DOGO News--Fodder for Young Minds...Jan. 16, 2012



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logo--International_Children's_Digital_Library.pngThe missing of the International Chiuldren's Digital Library Foundation is to support the world's children in becoming effective members of the global community--who exhibit tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas--by making the best in children's literature available online free of charge. The Foundation pursues its vision by building a digital library of outstanding children's books from around the world and supporting communities of children and adults in exploring and using this literature through innovative technology designed in close partnership with children for children.



The "Hello" Song ... song about saying 'hello' in different languages
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Hello Song -- 10 languages

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Change the World in 5 Minutes -- Everyday at School
Can a bunch of kids really change the world in 5 minutes?

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If the World Were a Village... if_the_world_were_a_village.jpg
First published to wide acclaim in 2002, this eye-opening book has since become a classic, promoting "world-mindedness" by imagining the world's population -- all 6.8 billion of us -- as a village of just 100 people.
Now, If the World Were a Village has been newly revised with updated statistics, several new activities and completely new material on food security, energy and health. By exploring the lives of the 100 villagers, children will discover that life in other nations is often very different from their own. The statistics — some surprising, some shocking — and insights on food and water, religion, possessions, literacy and more will encourage readers to embrace the bigger picture.
If the World Were a Village is part of CitizenKid: A collection of books that inform children about the world and inspire them to be better global citizens.


If the World Were 100 People (updated 2010)


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