Henna Hand Designs Art Lesson: Make a Unique Self-Portrait — Art is Fun
This fun Henna Hand Designs Art Lesson shows you how to create a self-portrait of your hands filled with abstract patterns. See samples of henna tattoo designs for inspiration!
Multicultural Geography Activity
by Betty Galvan This holiday weekend, Diego and I took a trip around the world! He has been very curious about geography for some time now and even requested a globe for Christmas. Like any other interest, I like to teach him what I can at home, so I went on the hunt for a cool geography lesson on countries and found an idea on Scholastic’s resources for teachers. Teachers have used this lesson to help students understand each others' background. Diego loves to discuss the heritage and…
One Class, Many Cultures - Freebie!
I've mentioned this project/bulletin board a few times, and now that this year's group has done it, presented it, and I've (almost) finished reading their reports, I'm going to tell you more about it! We tweaked it this year, and I'm so happy with the results! We tied it into our social studies curriculum by telling the kiddos (and putting it on the instructions sheet for the parents) that we will learn throughout the year how California is made up of immigrants and migrants from many…
Diversity Quilts for International Week - Kid World Citizen
Diversity quilts are a wonderful representation of your school, and visual depiction of how distinct traditions can coexist beautifully side-by-side.
Using I'm Australian Too in Upper Primary Classrooms — Galarious Goods
You will find I'm Australian Too (by Mem Fox and Ronojoy Ghosh) in classrooms across the country. But while it has been celebrated as a book for younger children, I'm Australian Too can be used as a teaching tool with classroom activities well beyond the early years. This is an important book -