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WEEK ONE

Activity 1. What's on the Menu?

Let your little ones embark on a culinary adventure by organizing a tasting session of international cuisine. From gyros to tacos, they'll get a chance to explore different flavors and learn about the countries they come from. Who knows, they might discover a new favorite dish! We've got weekday dinners covered for you! Each day this week, we will travel with food, trying food from a different country each day. Get ready for this tasty journey! 

Download our packet below for fun worksheets to do with your kids!

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Activity 2. Passport to Crafts

Encourage creativity and cultural appreciation by having your kindergartener create traditional crafts from two different countries. By preparing a pretend plate of sushi from Japan and designing colorful masks from Brazil, these hands-on activities will broaden their horizons and spark their imagination.

Download our packet below for fun worksheets to do with your kids!

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WEEK TWO

Activity 1. Dress Up Day

Host a dress-up day where the children can come to school dressed in traditional attire from different cultures. It's a fantastic opportunity for them to learn about different clothing styles and customs while having fun pretending to be citizens of the world. In our Dress Up Day packet, you can color, cut, and dress up two characters. We also provide different dress up ideas.

Download our packet below for fun worksheets to do with your kids!

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Activity 2. Global Storytime

Introduce your little one to folktales and stories from different countries. Visit your local library to gather a collection of books that showcase diverse cultures and read them aloud to the children. They'll enjoy the stories and better understand different traditions and values. In our Global Storytime pack, we have a library checklist, reading response page, and reading log.

Download our packet below for fun worksheets to do with your kids!

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WEEK THREE

Activity 1. Language Crash Course

Teach the children a few basic phrases in different languages. They'll have a blast learning to say "hello" in multiple languages, from greetings to simple expressions. It's a fun way to introduce them to the linguistic differences of our world.

How to say hello- French "Bonjour," Spanish "Hola," German "Guten Tag," Italian "Ciao," and Japanese "ohayou."

Download our packet below for fun worksheets to do with your kids!

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Activity 2. Cultural Show and Tell

Help your kindergarteners find objects or artifacts that represent their own cultural background or culture they are interested in. They can share interesting facts and stories about the items with friends and family, fostering a sense of pride in their own heritage.

Download our packet below for fun worksheets to do with your kids!

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WEEK FOUR

Activity 1. Music Around the World

Expose the children to music from different cultures by playing songs and encouraging them to dance along. They can learn about different instruments, rhythms, and styles of music, all while getting their groove on. Who knows, you might have some future world musicians in your class!

Download our packet below for fun worksheets to do with your kids!

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Activity 2. International Games Day

Organize a day of outdoor games from around the world. From playing cricket to trying out traditional games like sack racing or tug-of-war, the children will have a blast learning about different sports and recreational activities enjoyed in different countries.

Download our packet below for fun worksheets to do with your kids!

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Encourage a job well done and present this reward to your little one for completing their fourth month of Little Lion history lessons.

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NEXT MONTH

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LESSON TWO VIDEOS

LOCAL LANDMARK SCAVENGER HUNT

INTERVIEW LOCAL ELDERS

HISTORICAL COSTUME PARADE 

COMMUNITY TIMELINE

HISTORICAL FIGURE DRESS UP

HISTORICAL DRAWING

LOCAL MUSEUM 

HISTORICAL PLAY

LESSON THREE VIDEOS

THE AMERICAN FLAG

GEORGE WASHINGTON

THE LIBERTY BELL

UNCLE SAM

THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER

MARTIN LUTHER KING

RED, WHITE, AND BLUE DANCE PARTY