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Our Minnesota Community features #culturallyresponsive learning activities for elementary aged children that feature local Minnesota voices. #racialequity #learningactivities

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In this episode of Swedish Story Time, Mrs. M narrates "The Tomten," by Astrid Lindgren. Tomtens are much loved creature in Swedish folklore who live on farms and speak to animals. #gammelgarden #museum #scandia #minnesota #immigrant #swedishimmigrant #sweden #swedish #swedish #swedishstorytime #reading #themtomten #astridlindgren #story #swedishculture #youth #fun

Swedish Story Time - The Tomten

In this episode of Swedish Story Time, Mrs. M narrates "The Tomten," by Astrid Lindgren. Tomtens are much loved creature in Swedish folklore who live on farms and speak to animals. #gammelgarden #museum #scandia #minnesota #immigrant #swedishimmigrant #sweden #swedish #swedish #swedishstorytime #reading #themtomten #astridlindgren #story #swedishculture #youth #fun

Five Winter Adventure Stories to Build a Global Mindset - The Good Men Project

The confidence to navigate between cultures and languages is essential in the world today. Start the education this holiday, with adventure stories from Guam to the North Pole.

TONS of fun ideas for an Around the World theme - map activities, books about different cultures, printables, music and more fun ways to learn about people and places from across the globe!  #geography #socialstudies #edventureswithkids

17 Around the World Activities

TONS of fun ideas for an Around the World theme - map activities, books about different cultures, printables, music and more fun ways to learn about people and places from across the globe! #geography #socialstudies #edventureswithkids

FREE Printable Kids Passports for Country Studies

FREE Printable Kids Passports for Country Studies

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Use these free printable passports to help your kids keep track of the countries they learn about in homeschool. My kids love traveling! They always tell me of places they want to go. That is why next year we are doing a virtual tour around the world, while they are still young.Read More

{Fun for Kids} Chinese Culture Activities

{Fun for Kids} Chinese Culture Activities

Chinese culture is a fascinating thing to explore with your kids. Chinese activities like this simple one can feel like a trip to the other side of the world. Kids Activities Blog loves

As parents, we should raise our kids to respect all cultures. Here are 5 simple and fun activities to Teach Kids about Diversity and Cultural Awareness.

5 Activities to Teach Kids about Diversity

As parents, we should raise our kids to respect all cultures. Here are 5 simple and fun activities to Teach Kids about Diversity and Cultural Awareness.

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Kids Crafts from Around the World - Week 1

Check out Week 1 of our Around the World Crafts for Kids. We are sharing fun kids crafts from Saudi Arabia, Brazil, India and China this week.

Explore cultural diversity with kids by getting our printable paper dolls ready for school and dressing them up in a variety of school uniforms around the world! #papercrafts #homeschool #homeschooling #artsandcrafts #kidscrafts #teach #backtoschool

School Uniforms Around the World: Printable Dress-Up Paper Dolls

Explore cultural diversity with kids by getting our printable paper dolls ready for school and dressing them up in a variety of school uniforms around the world! #papercrafts #homeschool #homeschooling #artsandcrafts #kidscrafts #teach #backtoschool

Exploring World Culture with Arts and Crafts

Exploring World Culture with Arts and Crafts - 6 Crafts to Try

Exploring World Culture with Arts and Crafts

Minnesota activities

Experience Minnesota's story of farming, food and agriculture — past and present.

Oliver Kelley Farm

Experience Minnesota's story of farming, food and agriculture — past and present.

Minnesota Cultural Summer Road Trips you will Love

Minnesota Cultural Summer Road Trips you will Love • Our Minnesota Community

Minnesota is famously called the "Land of 10,000 lakes", but did you know that it also has a rich cultural history right here in our own backyard? Explore summer road trips that allow you to explore Minnesota culture with these road trip ideas.

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

The OMC store sells activity books for grades K-6 as well as individual lesson plans aligned with MN Department of Education standards on 13 different Minnesotan cultures, including Ojibwe, African-American, Mexican, German, Swedish, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Vietnaese, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, and Ethiopian.

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

The OMC store sells activity books for grades K-6 as well as individual lesson plans aligned with MN Department of Education standards on 13 different Minnesotan cultures, including Ojibwe, African-American, Mexican, German, Swedish, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Vietnaese, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, and Ethiopian.

The Rich, Cultural Heart of Minnesota May Just Surprise You

The Rich, Cultural Heart of Minnesota May Just Surprise You

Experience an eclectic mix of cultures in Minnesota—from Native American landmarks to Scandi chic design stores.

Fort Ridgely State Park | Minnesota DNR

Fort Ridgely State Park

Tour Historic Fort Ridgely and wander through the ruins of this once thriving outpost. Learn about the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, a major event in Minnesota's early history. Visit the museum and the cemetery to learn more. For recreation, this park offers plenty. In the summer, hike or ride the trails on horseback, fish the stocked pond or trout stream, camp (drive-in and walk-in sites are available), or stay overnight in the renovated farmhouse. In the winter, ski, snowmobile, or stay…

Dakota City Heritage Village

Dakota City Heritage Village

Present day Dakota City is a 1900-era agricultural village and museum. Twenty-two buildings, including an operational blacksmith shop, newspaper office, train depot and family home, represent the business and social center of a rural 1900-era community. Live interpretations and demonstrations can be experienced during living history events held throughout the year.

Learn more about Minnesota history by visiting this Minnesota cities.

Historical Road Trips in MN

Learn more about Minnesota history by visiting this Minnesota cities.

Diverse Communities Make Minnesota Great

Diverse Communities Make Minnesota Great

Diverse Communities Make Minnesota Great

Isn't this USA-Printables: Minnesota State Stamp - US States Coloring Pages fun?!?!   Find more Minnesota Activities for Kids at www.OurMinnesotaCommunity.com

Minnesota State Stamp - US States Coloring Pages

Free printable US States History coloring sheets and Minnesota state stamp coloring pages, . Homeschool learning aids

First Grade Animals Life Science Worksheets: Minnesota State Bird

Minnesota State Bird | Worksheet | Education.com

Your budding ornithologist can learn about Minnesota's state bird, the loon, with this coloring page.

Across the USA in 31 Days: Minnesota

Across the USA in 31 Days: Minnesota - In All You Do

Did you know it is illegal to pick Minnesota's state flower? Learn more about this rare wildflower and its history with these FREE Coloring Pages!

Multicultural and Diverse Books

Our Minnesota Community Full Educator Guide- 13 Lessons

Our Minnesota Community Full Educator Guide- 13 Lessons • Our Minnesota Community

This educator guide is designed to inspire curiosity and conversation about culture in Minnesotan classrooms. Aligned with both ELA and SS standards for grades K-6, this culturally responsive educator resource includes 13 cultural profiles, lesson plans, vocabulary, recommended books and extension activities. *Please contact education@bigsharedworld.com for special pricing on group orders*

Learn about the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist voice to move the world toward equity and liberation.

Anti-Racist Books for Kids

Learn about the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist voice to move the world toward equity and liberation.

Social-emotional activities can support distance learning at home. Use the ideas to support your lessons online and encourage families to make social-emotional development a priority at home. Grab your free copy of the SEL distance learning pack and editable calendar and children's book list! #socialemotionallearning #distancelearning #homelearning #socialskills #charactereducation

28 Social Emotional Activities that Support Distance Learning at Home

Social-emotional activities can support distance learning at home. Use the ideas to support your lessons online and encourage families to make social-emotional development a priority at home. Grab your free copy of the SEL distance learning pack and editable calendar and children's book list! #socialemotionallearning #distancelearning #homelearning #socialskills #charactereducation

I believe that every child should be able to see kids and families like their own in the books they read. Click through to discover our family's favorite children's books that sparks conversations about diversity of all kinds. #weneeddiversebooks #childrensbooks

My favorite book for starting conversations with children about diversity

I believe that every child should be able to see kids and families like their own in the books they read. Click through to discover our family's favorite children's books that sparks conversations about diversity of all kinds. #weneeddiversebooks #childrensbooks

It's never too late to start!

Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World

Homa Sabet Tavangar (Author) In today's increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens? A mother of three, Homa Sabet Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally oriented programs and advising businesses on how to thrive abroad. In Growing Up Global, Tavangar shares with all of us her

Are you looking for a way to teach your elementary students about tolerance and cultural diversity? This blog post has book suggestions to address this important topic with your class.

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Are you looking for a way to teach your elementary students about tolerance and cultural diversity? This blog post has book suggestions to address this important topic with your class.

Introduce children to Chinese culture with these engaging picture books and kids' activities. Click through for the full list of folktales, modern stories, and history books about China, plus fun crafts to try at home or in the classroom. #globalkids #china

Activities to teach kids about Chinese culture

Introduce children to Chinese culture with these engaging picture books and kids' activities. Click through for the full list of folktales, modern stories, and history books about China, plus fun crafts to try at home or in the classroom. #globalkids #china

Help children understand what it's like to be an immigrant and increase their empathy with these children's books, videos, and discussion ideas. Click through for your free understanding immigration for kids resource pack!

Helping Kids Understand Immigration

Help children understand what it's like to be an immigrant and increase their empathy with these children's books, videos, and discussion ideas. Click through for your free understanding immigration for kids resource pack!

Microaggressions are the everyday slights and insults people with a marginalized identity have do endure. Kids experience them (and commit them) all the time. But if we teach kids what they are, they can help interrupt these hurtful moments! Click through for 6 strategies for helping kids understand microaggressions, including a list of children's books that will spark conversation on the topic. #racism #weneeddiversebooks

Talking about microaggressions with kids

Microaggressions are the everyday slights and insults people with a marginalized identity have do endure. Kids experience them (and commit them) all the time. But if we teach kids what they are, they can help interrupt these hurtful moments! Click through for 6 strategies for helping kids understand microaggressions, including a list of children's books that will spark conversation on the topic. #racism #weneeddiversebooks

Looking for diverse children's books that are written by diverse authors who share the same background as their characters? Click through to discover twelve of the most engaging, authentic #ownvoices picture books that our family loves! #weneeddiversebook

12 Diverse Children's Books Written by #Ownvoices Authors

Looking for diverse children's books that are written by diverse authors who share the same background as their characters? Click through to discover twelve of the most engaging, authentic #ownvoices picture books that our family loves! #weneeddiversebook

Looking for some amazing books to use during National Hispanic Heritage month?  The Tutu Teacher

Diversity Matters: Books for National Hispanic Heritage Month

Looking for some amazing books to use during National Hispanic Heritage month? The Tutu Teacher

Vocabulary

Today's definition: A way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, or society for a long time. Is it Values -or- Traditions? Comment below or join the conversation on Facebook.

Word Battle: Vocabulary for Elementary Kids

Today's definition: A way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, or society for a long time. Is it Values -or- Traditions? Comment below or join the conversation on Facebook.

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Experience Minnesota's story of farming, food and agriculture — past and present.

Oliver Kelley Farm

Experience Minnesota's story of farming, food and agriculture — past and present.

In this episode of Swedish Story Time, Mrs. M narrates "The Tomten," by Astrid Lindgren. Tomtens are much loved creature in Swedish folklore who live on farms and speak to animals. #gammelgarden #museum #scandia #minnesota #immigrant #swedishimmigrant #sweden #swedish #swedish #swedishstorytime #reading #themtomten #astridlindgren #story #swedishculture #youth #fun

Swedish Story Time - The Tomten

In this episode of Swedish Story Time, Mrs. M narrates "The Tomten," by Astrid Lindgren. Tomtens are much loved creature in Swedish folklore who live on farms and speak to animals. #gammelgarden #museum #scandia #minnesota #immigrant #swedishimmigrant #sweden #swedish #swedish #swedishstorytime #reading #themtomten #astridlindgren #story #swedishculture #youth #fun

Today's definition: A way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, or society for a long time. Is it Values -or- Traditions? Comment below or join the conversation on Facebook.

Word Battle: Vocabulary for Elementary Kids

Today's definition: A way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, or society for a long time. Is it Values -or- Traditions? Comment below or join the conversation on Facebook.

Our Minnesota Community Full Educator Guide- 13 Lessons

Our Minnesota Community Full Educator Guide- 13 Lessons • Our Minnesota Community

This educator guide is designed to inspire curiosity and conversation about culture in Minnesotan classrooms. Aligned with both ELA and SS standards for grades K-6, this culturally responsive educator resource includes 13 cultural profiles, lesson plans, vocabulary, recommended books and extension activities. *Please contact education@bigsharedworld.com for special pricing on group orders*

Ambassador Profile: Kristen Rafferty - The Walking Classroom

Ambassador Profile: Kristen Rafferty - The Walking Classroom

Meet Walking Classroom Ambassador Kristen Rafferty. Kristen has used TWC with fourth graders at Carondelet Catholic School in Minnesota since April of 2018.

Minnesota Recognizes 67 Schools For 'Behavioral Intervention' | Across Minnesota, MN Patch

Minnesota Recognizes 67 Schools For 'Behavioral Intervention'

The schools receiving recognition are leaders in supporting positive behavior, improving school climate, and increasing student achievement.

Minnesota Cultural Summer Road Trips you will Love

Minnesota Cultural Summer Road Trips you will Love • Our Minnesota Community

Minnesota is famously called the "Land of 10,000 lakes", but did you know that it also has a rich cultural history right here in our own backyard? Explore summer road trips that allow you to explore Minnesota culture with these road trip ideas.

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

The OMC store sells activity books for grades K-6 as well as individual lesson plans aligned with MN Department of Education standards on 13 different Minnesotan cultures, including Ojibwe, African-American, Mexican, German, Swedish, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Vietnaese, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, and Ethiopian.

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

The OMC store sells activity books for grades K-6 as well as individual lesson plans aligned with MN Department of Education standards on 13 different Minnesotan cultures, including Ojibwe, African-American, Mexican, German, Swedish, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Vietnaese, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, and Ethiopian.

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

The OMC store sells activity books for grades K-6 as well as individual lesson plans aligned with MN Department of Education standards on 13 different Minnesotan cultures, including Ojibwe, African-American, Mexican, German, Swedish, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Vietnaese, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, and Ethiopian.

Raving fans of OMC activity book, available for purchase at www.ourminnesotacommunity.com/buy-the-book/

Raving fans of OMC activity book, available for purchase at www.ourminnesotacommunity.com/buy-the-book/

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

The OMC store sells activity books for grades K-6 as well as individual lesson plans aligned with MN Department of Education standards on 13 different Minnesotan cultures, including Ojibwe, African-American, Mexican, German, Swedish, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Vietnaese, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, and Ethiopian.

Learn about the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist voice to move the world toward equity and liberation.

Anti-Racist Books for Kids

Learn about the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist voice to move the world toward equity and liberation.

Social-emotional activities can support distance learning at home. Use the ideas to support your lessons online and encourage families to make social-emotional development a priority at home. Grab your free copy of the SEL distance learning pack and editable calendar and children's book list! #socialemotionallearning #distancelearning #homelearning #socialskills #charactereducation

28 Social Emotional Activities that Support Distance Learning at Home

Social-emotional activities can support distance learning at home. Use the ideas to support your lessons online and encourage families to make social-emotional development a priority at home. Grab your free copy of the SEL distance learning pack and editable calendar and children's book list! #socialemotionallearning #distancelearning #homelearning #socialskills #charactereducation

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

Shop • Our Minnesota Community

The OMC store sells activity books for grades K-6 as well as individual lesson plans aligned with MN Department of Education standards on 13 different Minnesotan cultures, including Ojibwe, African-American, Mexican, German, Swedish, Chinese, Indian, Korean, Vietnaese, Hmong, Laotian, Somali, and Ethiopian.

The Rich, Cultural Heart of Minnesota May Just Surprise You

The Rich, Cultural Heart of Minnesota May Just Surprise You

Experience an eclectic mix of cultures in Minnesota—from Native American landmarks to Scandi chic design stores.