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10 Fun Facts About Sikhism for Kids

Sikhism {SIK-ism} is a monotheistic religion that began over 500 years ago in the Punjab region of India. However, it remains one of the world’s least understood faith traditions. Sikhs are always eager to educate people about their beliefs and practices. And that means there are some really great resources out there to help kids […]

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Fun Facts Vesak | Multicultural Kid Blogs

10 Fun Facts for Kids About Vesak

Vesak is probably the most important holiday in the Buddhist tradition – celebrated around the world by both branches of Buddhism (Theravada and Mahayana). Many faith traditions pride themselves on specific rituals practiced by all followers on roughly the same day. In contrast, Vesak – like most Buddhist holidays – is highly influenced by culture.

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Teaching Kids about Religion by Traveling Around the World or Around the Block

One of the great joys of traveling with kids is observing their reactions to new cultures and ideas.  Their small world, the one you created in your own home, expands with every introduction to new people, places, traditions, and religions.  In particular, travel brings many opportunities to understand and appreciate the diversity of religious beliefs

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Passover celebrations around the world

One of the best things about doing a two-week program in Israel when I was in college was meeting Jewish people from all over the world. As expected, there were lots of Jewish women and men from the U.S. But, many of our program participants came from other places like Brazil and South America. Together,

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