I think a great activity to teach students about one another's cultures are to do an "around the world" activity where students can do a different country each week and surround one day of that week with vocabulary words, pictures, fun facts, and other activities to teach the students about that particular culture.
My children love sparkler fireworks but as a mum I find them a bit scary and worry about possible accidents and burns! Don't you? Whether you're celebrating Bonfire Night, Fourth of July, New Year or a birthday here's a fun Kid Safe Sparkler Firework Craft to add to the festivities.
The Barefoot Book of Buddhist Tales The Buddha taught that life is like a dream, yet real. The ways in which we may fruitfully engage with this mystery are playfully explored in numerous tales from the folk traditions of countries including India, China, Japan and Tibet. This is a collection of enthralling stories which illustrates various important aspects of Buddhist thought.
The Barefoot Book of Princesses Meet seven very strong and special princesses in this collection drawn from sources from around the world. Each faces challenges and trials, and each finds a way to triumph with bravery, compassion, ingenuity and a little bit of luck. Book with CD editions include stories read by Margaret Wolfson. Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book for Children
Barefoot Books, Lin Yi's Lantern A Moon Festival Tale -- Meet Lin Yi — a little boy with a big heart and a talent for bargaining. Tonight is the moon festival and he wants nothing more than a red rabbit lantern; but first he must buy the things his mother needs at the market. This heartwarming story shows the rewards of putting others first, and includes educational notes at the end about the Chinese moon festival, life in rural China, and the legend of the moon fairy.
Barefoot Books, Motherbridge of Love -- Featured in Time Magazine’s Top Ten Children’s Books of 2007, this beautiful poem celebrates the bond between parent and adopted child in a special way. Through the exchanges between a little girl born in China and her adoptive parent, this title offers a poignant and inspiring message to adoptive parents and children all over the world. Text royalties are donated to the charity The Mothers’ Bridge of Love, founded by bestselling author Xinran.
Barefoot Books, The Great Race -- Race with the animals of the Zodiac as they compete to have the years of the Chinese calendar named after them. The excitement-filled story is followed by notes on the Chinese calendar, important Chinese holidays, and a chart outlining the animal signs based on birth years.
FREE Chinese New Year Printables for Kids and Easy Recipes
FREE Chinese New Year's Printables for Kids and Easy Recipes with Tai Pei® Spring Rolls & Egg Rolls. It's an easy-entertaining event w/ traditional appetizers - fun for the whole family! From HappyandBlessedHome.com #ChineseNewYear #FreePrintables #EasyRecipes | easy recipe | dinner | appetizers | chinese food | kid's activities | teaching culture