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Extension activities that will deepen students’ understanding of life in the friends’ country and of the similarities and differences between their lives and that of the friend. Find and download more writing pages, arts & crafts, math, experience and food projects to add to your One Globe Kids unit. Most activities can be done in large groups, small groups or individually, for maximum flexibility. No matter how you use them, you are broadening horizons!

All about me

Download this fun poster and let students share more about their own story.

Story questions

Use these questions to talk about each story. They are designed to help students recall key details and to share about what they have seen, read and heard.

Discuss

Dig deeper into a global theme by discussing how things work similar or different around the world. Each theme contains a series of photos from the story with accompanying questions to show on a screen/smart-board. For teachers there is additional background information to help answers questions.

Burundi
– Food: nutrition and how where we live can influence what we eat/drink.
– Market: the market in Burundi and other places we shop.

Indonesia
– Play: the where and how of play around the world.

Netherlands
– Traditions: national holidays/festivities and how we all celebrate.
– Royalty: heads of states/nations and the role they play.

NYC
– Safety: what you can do to feel and be safe.
– Cities: city life and how it impacts the way you live.

Israel
– Education: learning and how that can be done in multiple ways.
– Arts & crafts: making things and sharing through art around the globe.

Haiti
– Transport: how we go places and the different means of transportation.
– Water: the value of water and how using it impacts daily life.
– Electricity: how kids around the world have access to electricity.