Category Archives: Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts Activities to help kids learn about the world. Multicultural, geography, and science lessons for children in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school.

Day of the Dead Skeleton Craft

Day of the Dead Skeleton Craft Button- Kid World CItizen

This is a creative, fun skeleton craft that is perfect for kids learning about Day of the Dead- and can be easily adapted for high school Spanish classes!

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Glow-in-the-Dark Skull Bags for Day of the Dead!

This post is sponsored by Tulip Glow Paint.
Day of the Dead Craft Bags- Kid World Citizen

My 9 year old daughter has decided that she is growing out of her hard pumpkin trick-or-treat bag, so I thought we could upcycle a cloth grocery bag for her treats this year. We were sent some Tulip Glow Paint to try out and are SO excited to show you how we made our Day of the Dead “calavera” bags!

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Global Bulletin Board Ideas: “How to Say Friend in Any Language”

School-wide displays can help to create the overall feeling of inclusiveness in a school. Check out these bulletin board ideas that expose kids to world languages encourage global thinking!

Multicultural Bulletin Board Ideas- Kid World Citizen

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Day of the Dead Face Paint!

Day of the Dead Face Paint- Kid World Citizen

How cute is my little guy sporting Day of the Dead face paint as a “calavera” (skull)?? Here are some simple step-by-step instructions to create your own unique Day of the Dead face paint design! Whether you’re going for cute or creepy, you can complete your Day of the Dead or Halloween look with Tulip® Body Art®! Continue reading

5 Must-Haves in a Bilingual, Print Rich Environment

Print Rich Environment Bilingual- Kid World CitizenBeing able to read in another languages is not just an advantage during travel abroad, it’s so much more! Being biliterate gives my children the opportunity to fully participate in Latin culture by mastering the nuances of the language and appreciating children’s literature, movies, the arts in their original form (not through translations!). For bilingual families, reading and writing means they can write emails and letters to their cousins and grandparents- actively maintaining relationships (and their language skills) when school life is full of English.

One way to foster bi-literacy is to to surround our kids with a print rich environment, with abundant displays of printed materials: classroom labels on everything, a variety of newspapers, magazines, and books, countless creative ways to practice writing, etc. Whether you are a parent or teacher looking to expose your kids to another language, or you’d like to reinforce bilingual literacy: these 5 tips will establish a print rich environment in both languages.  Continue reading