Mexican au pair Sofia Orozco Castañeda is spending her year in Stephanie Harris's Framingham, MA cluster. She had the opportunity to share her MExican culture with 12 3-4 year olds at Bright Horizons. In my presentation I talked about 7 different topics. The first one was about my flag, the second about traditions in my [...]
German Au Pair Michelle in Carol Perry's Bainbridge (Seattle), WA cluster found an entertaining way to teach a group of preschoolers about her native Germany. Playing her guitar, teaching the children songs and wrapping up with home-baked cookies were a big hit for this group of 16 at Bethany Lutheran Church on Bainbridge Island.
Panamanian Au Pair Alejandra from Hiba Zanarini's San Francisco cluster did a great presentation to a group of pre-schoolers at San Mateo Montessori School. She taught the children where Panama is located, about the Panama Canal, the meaning of Panama name, about animals and plants, traditions, food, Panamanian flag, language, Panama beaches and mountains. At [...]
German Au Pair Derya, in Kim van Cleave Michael's Seattle cluster, used a puppet to tell about Germany to a group of pre-schoolers. Derya explained that she was trying to find an interesting way to be able to tell about her home country that a group of pre-schoolers would want to sit through. Her host [...]
Robin Leon, an Austin, Texas Community Counselor, provides input on focusing on school as a means of teaching diversity. For the full article please visit: http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/education/blog/multicultural-activities-for-preschoolers/