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10 Fun Facts About Diwali for Kids

Diwali is the celebration of light over darkness. It’s a holiday with broad appeal. People throughout India and several neighboring countries observe Diwali. It’s also a popular Hindu/Indian cultural event enjoyed around the globe. Today’s post features 10 fun facts about Diwali for kids. You might also enjoy this collection of Diwali books for kids. […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month Decorations: Beyond Tacos and Sombreros

Hispanic Heritage Month honours the contributions of North Americans with roots in Spanish-speaking Countries. Given the often unsavoury treatment of Latinos in the U.S. historically, many welcome the chance to put the spotlight on Hispanic culture and celebrate the best of  the U.S.-Latino community. Sadly, well-meaning celebrations do turn into events that perpetuate stereotypes. Often the room

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King's Day in the Netherlands| Multicultural Kid Blogs

Celebrating King’s Day in the Netherlands

Each year in April the Dutch throw a national street party to celebrate King’s Day. Everyone dresses in orange and celebrates in honor of the king’s birthday. There’s a real sense of community throughout the celebrations, but the keyword is actually “fun. When is King’s Day? In the Netherlands, we celebrate King’s Day (or as

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