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Inca Adventure Day for Kids

Live Like the Ancient Inca People for a Day Many people know about the world-famous Machu Picchu ruins, but do you know who lived there? Read on to learn about the ancient Inca people – and how to create an epic Kids Inca Adventure Day! Has your explorer ever heard of the Inca Empire? It …

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What Food Do They Eat? Lesson Plan Grades 1-3

Overview Children will learn about the global food cultures around the world that families like to eat. They’ll also discuss using local resources, in addition to talking about where and why foods grow the way they do. Children will make their own versions of a recipe they choose. Materials and Preparation Everybody Cooks Rice by …

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How to Play Ninja for a Day

When your kids think of ninjas, what do they envision? Black-clad, martial arts masters who scale buildings and balance atop rooftops with the prowess of a cat? Or maybe they think of sewer-dwelling mutant turtles that appreciate Renaissance artists, or colorful LEGO figures that throw shurikens of ice? It’s easy to incorporate real-life elements of …

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Explore the World from Home When School is Canceled

Before kids memorize country names on a map, these fun geography activities will peak their curiosity about the world, bringing geography lessons to life. From snow days, to sick days, to teacher in-service days, school closures aren’t an if, they’re a when. The next time you find your kids home from school, set your sights …

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World Map Activities for Curious Kids

13 Kids World Map Activities to Inspire Global Curiosity If world map activities bring up bad memories of memorizing country capitals, or if your only thought about maps is your GPS, then it’s time to take another look. Immerse yourself in world map activities with a child and you’ll soon be imagining far away places …

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Saturday Scavenger Hunt

Saturday Scavenger Hunt – Egypt

Scavenger Hunt Saturday—Destination: Egypt Saturday Scavenger Hunt — Destination: Egypt conjures images of an ancient civilization—mummies entombed in pyramids, the looming Sphinx, mighty pharaohs, Cleopatra, even the Fertile Crescent. Today most Egyptians still live around the fertile lands of the Nile, with over 20 million residing in Cairo alone, making it Africa’s second largest city! …

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The statue of Christ the Redeemer

Saturday Scavenger Hunt – Brazil

Welcome to the Weekend! Have fun with this Scavenger Hunt. Scavenger Hunt Saturday—Destination: Brazil Consider Brazil South America’s country of superlatives. It’s the continent’s biggest country and home to the world’s largest river, the Amazon. It also boasts the winningest football team, 5 time FIFA World Cup Champs, Seleção Brasileira de Futebol. And its festive Carnival …

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