K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Multicultural

Activities for a Multicultural Theme - http://www.preschoolrainbow.org/multicultural.htm Specific ideas to integrate

Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/index.html Maps and information about countries around the world

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Birthday Traditions From Around the World - http://www.kidsparties.com/traditions.htm Links to several interesting sites
Christmas Around the World - http://www.santaclaus.com/world.html A most excellent site with lots of traditions and activities.
Christmas World View - http://christmas.com/worldview/ 387 entries of how different countries celebrate Christmas.

Creating Optimal Learning Environments for All Children – Culturally Responsive Curriculum and Materials - http://www.nwrel.org/cfc/newsletters/vol1_is11.asp Great annotated list of links

Cross Cultural Exchange - http://www.brown.edu/Departments/IESE/KFS/preschool/teach.html Some excellent sites listed here!

Cyber School Bus - http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/index.html United Nations site for teachers
Educator’s Reference Desk: Multicultural Education Lesson Plans - http://eduref.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Social_Studies/Multicultural_Education Grade specific suggestions
Germantown Academy: Multicultural Games - http://www.ga.k12.pa.us/Academics/MS/6th/MCGAMES/Directory.htm Assortment - how to play and some background information
Holidays and Festivals Around the World - http://www.internet-at-work.com/hos_mcgrane/holidays/festivals_menu.html Gr. 5 class project
Homes Around the World - http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/webquest/ashley/ Gr. 1 web quest
Julie’s Multicultural Art Page - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/6961/ Explore art and museums for several cultures

KinderArt: Multicultural Art - http://www.kinderart.com/multic/  Excellent art ideas

Making Multicultural Connections Through Trade Books - http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/MBD/Lessons_index.html Excellent listing

Multicultural Counting Games - http://www.sofweb.vic.edu.au/litnumweek/eys/games/multicultural/counting.htm To promote numeracy
Multicultural Education - http://www.wsd1.org/PC_LMS/pf/multicultural.htm A listing of book and media resources
Multicultural Education Internet Resource Guide - http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/Multi.html An excellent starting place!
Multicultural Folktales Unit - http://www.stf.sk.ca/teaching_res/library/teach_mat_centre/tmc/p11243/multicultural%20_folktales.pdf A pdf file with teaching ideas for Gr. 1-5.

Multicultural Internet Sites - http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us/curr/soc.st/general/multicultlinks.html Annotated links

Multicultural Literature Lessons - http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edchildrenslit.htm Scroll down until you come to the section on Multicultural resources; several links to explore
Multiculturalism: Children's Games - http://www.ed.pdx.edu/multi/games.html Links to specific games on the net.
One World Mural Project - http://www.tolerance.org/teach_tol/lessons/one_world_01.jsp   Designed for K-3
Outline Maps - http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/ Printable maps from around the world

Preschool Multicultural Theme - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/multicultural/index.htm Specific ideas in songs, art, more

Scholastic: Multiculturalism and Diversity - http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/diversity/ A nice read with good options

Strategies for the Teaching of the Value of Diversity - http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1997/4/97.04.02.x.html A comprehensive resource

Teaching Resources for Multicultural Education - http://www.unk.edu/acad/library/curric/index.php?id=5631 Great bibliography

Teaching with a Multicultural Perspective - http://www.ericdigests.org/1992-5/perspective.htm Eric Digest
Teaching With Asian Children’s Literature -http://www.intranet.csupomona.edu/%7Etassi/thematic.htm   Concrete ideas for classroom implementation
Telling Stories: Narratives of Nationhood: A Sense of Community - http://www.nationhood.ca/html_en/ILU_view.cfm?ILU_ID=3 A grade one unit
World Wise Schools: Lesson Plans for Gr. 3-5 - http://www.peacecorps.gov/wws/lessons/grade3.html Peace corps collection.

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