Place masking tape over one end to seal it up. Put colored tissue paper all over and even on the top. Naptime Tune Send her off to dreamland with some multicultural naptime tunes. After about five minutes, turn that dance party into a freeze dance. These Multicultural Songs are for children of all ages. Cut one apple and talk about what you see inside the apple. Place 4 beans in each cup.
Ask the children to make prints of their thumbs by pressing them on the ink pad and then on the cards. Pick some kid-friendly multicultural music, such as Putumayo Hawaiian Playground and Jazz Playground Putumayo by Putumayo Kids. School around the world Children are interested in learning more about kids their own age, including what school looks like in other countries. Check out one tournament in the video below: 2. Hair Ask parents to give you a tiny bit of hair from each child. Seven, eight, and nine, I count to ten. Chart the responses to see how different cultures express similar ideas.
They have learned to classify, and they tend to sort based on color and size. One thing in common is that children from all over the world love to play games. You'll find printables that promote tolerance and understanding, and lessons about immigrant families. Set up two boundaries about 20 feet apart. Talk about what instruments are used. All children should see themselves in books. Around 3 years of age, children notice physical disabilities.
If you have any questions to ask us, or would like to share your thoughts on your experiences with us, use our contact info below. These 4th graders learned a lot during this project, from how to research using a variety of sources to appreciation for their elders. Multicultural Diversity Exhibit After much discussion about the cultures represented within their classrooms, 3rd through 5th graders in Minnesota grew curious about their neighborhood. They decided to investigate their cultural backgrounds further, and asked residents of local nursing homes and senior centers to help them. Then from January until May we studied a different country.
Daria believes that children need music that is not only enjoyable, but also positive and empowering. But it lasted for eight days. Make diversity and cultural games for kids a yearlong tradition in your community. Diverse Family Toys and Materials I love these blocks because children can create their own family with so many variations. . Comments: Kids really enjoyed this day! Diverse Dolls and Figurines for Block and Pretend Play These toys allow adults to discuss differences and similarities naturally as children notice them while playing, as questions arise, or not at all.
Everyone dances to the right, until the music changes, then everyone turns and dances to the left. How it teaches diversity: Some children may be afraid of new experiences, and that includes food. Imaginary trip We make passports, tickets, and money. Have them decorate a face on the flap part of the bag. The children loved it, as did the staff, and it was a great was to have staff interacting with children who may not be a part of their usual group i.
Children can also understand feelings of shame and pride at this age, and they are aware of racism against their own group. Many other beautiful ebooks are available to own or borrow through MeMeTales including more of the popular Stickfiggy series. Mexico The people of Mexico with dance, song, and folk art. The Tarantella Italy This game is actually a favorite dance in Italy. Add photos, books, videos and other activities that feature students at school in another culture. Diversity bingo helps children learn about other cultures from around the world. Once the week was up we went through our passport and planned a 'Round the world party where each child dressed like the people from one of thecountries we visited and we made native foods and played native games.
The first day of Chinese New Year starts with the New Moon and ends on the Full Moon 15 days later. Just turn on some music and enjoy the dance. I also throw in celebrations that the students themselves have. At about 4-5 years, they start to display gender appropriate behavior and become fearful of differences. Traditional group games and activities played in indigenous societies. They look different but they are also the same.