Using Coins to Explore the World

Mike did this fun geography activity with the kids over the weekend. He downloaded this map of the world from this free world map site, and then pulled out our foreign coins and had the kids match the coins to the map. It was a fun way to explore the world! We have a pretty […]

World Culture for Kids: Vermont

I spent a fair bit of time in Vermont while we lived in Massachusetts, and fell in love with this state’s acres of green land, wide open spaces, and soft rolling hills! They make some pretty incredible cheese and maple syrup there, too – not to mention some of the country’s most popular ice cream! […]

World Culture for Kids: Iceland!

Today’s world culture for kids post is all about Iceland, courtesy of Sandi, a kindergarten teacher who wears rubberboots and elf shoes. Right now she and her husband (who takes the non-Pete photos) have packed their backpacks and are spending 99 days travelling and enjoying new experiences. Check out these three posts from Sandi’s blog: […]

World Culture for Kids: Munich, Germany

  We’re visiting beautiful Munich, Germany for today’s world culture post! Post author Lori is a mother to one brilliant five-year-old girl and a piano teacher. She loves exploring the world, reading and writing novels, cooking, and playing music of all kinds. She is from the United States, but lived in Munich, Germany, for two […]

Australia in Action: A Yoga-Inspired World Culture Tour for Kids (Part 2)

Today is part two of our yoga-inspired visit to Australia  for kids with Giselle Shardlow, the author of Kids Yoga Stories. Her yoga-inspired children’s books get children moving, learning, and having fun. Giselle draws from her experiences as a teacher, traveler, yogi, and mom to write her stories found at www.kidsyogastories.com or on Amazon. Australia […]