Author name: Julie Yeros

Julie Yeros is a National Geographic Certified Educator and the creator of Globe Trottin’ Kids – a global learning website for kids and educators.

10 Fun Facts About South Africa

Welcome to South Africa, a land of diversity, rich culture, and breathtaking landscapes! As part of our Fun Facts Series, we’re exploring 10 fun facts about this vibrant country – from its multicultural heritage to its stunning natural wonders.  1. It’s Multicultural South Africa is often called the “Rainbow Nation” due to its multicultural diversity. […]

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10 Fun Facts About Greece

10 Fun Facts About Greece

Γεια σας! Hello! Welcome to Greece – the southernmost country in Europe. It is divided into the mainland, the peninsula south of the mainland called the Peloponnese, and the thousands of islands in the seas around it. Greece is one of the oldest countries in Europe, with a history going back thousands of years. Ancient Greek culture

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Celebrating Pascha – Greek Orthodox Easter Traditions

Growing up in the United States, my Easter traditions included colorful eggs, the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, an Easter basket, going to church, and spending time with family. Then I married a man from Greece and learned about Pascha – the most important observance in the Greek Orthodox faith – and its special Easter traditions. The Date Most years, Western Christian

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The Rainbow Nation Celebrate Diversity Craft

South Africa is known as the Rainbow Nation because of its cultural diversity. With close to 55 million people representing a variety of cultures and speaking 11 official languages, you can understand the metaphor. Celebrate diversity with this tissue paper rainbow craft that is fun for all ages. It provides a wonderful opportunity to have a discussion about the importance

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