Host an Exchange Student and Learn about the World with Your Kids
Host an Exchange Student- how hosting enriched our family, and how you can do it too with reputable organizations (even if you can only do it for a night or a weekend!).
Carnival Around the World: Oranges, Masquerades, and Pancakes
Carnival around the World Festivals: see how Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras/Carnavale is celebrated in 10 different countries- Kid World Citizen
Persian Chapter Book for Kids: Naji and the Mystery of the Dig
Naji and the Mystery of the Dig is a Persian chapter book packed with cultural bits, about an 8 year old's adventures and discovery in Iran. I love authentic, multicultural stories for kids.
Activities after Watching "The Red Balloon" Movie
The 1956 French film "The Red Balloon" is a wonderful introduction to foreign films for kids. Here are activities to do with young children after viewing.
Using Country Units with Kids to take a Virtual Trip Around the World
This extensive list of resources helps parents and teachers take their kids on a virtual trip around the world using country units.
7 ideas for social justice lesson plans - The Barefoot Mommy
Find creative & simple ideas for social justice lesson plans in a variety of subjects, including math, reading, social studies & the arts.
Best Movies for Kids from Around the World (Plus Lesson Plans!)
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!
Indonesian Folktales Featuring Animal Characters for Kids
Read these delightful children's stories featuring animal characters (heroes and tricksters!) that all are based on traditional Indonesian folktales. Cute multicultural (Asian) stories for kids.
Watch the Indian Film "Like Stars On Earth"
The Indian film "Like Stars on Earth" is the perfect foreign film for families. The story of a young boy with dyslexia and his phenomenal art teacher.
5 Native American Books for Kids
The Native American books fight against negative stereotypes by portraying diverse stories of a culture that is neither static nor extinct.
Earth Day Videos about Animals for Kids from Project Explorer
These fabulous Earth Day videos for kids set around the world give in-depth views on animals, their habitats, peculiar behaviors, characteristics and more!