World Cultures Lesson Ideas By Country ~ Preschool, Kindergarten & First Grade

International Flags On Pier by Loren Sztajer on flickr

Updated August 2015

Please see World Cultures Lesson Ideas Part 1 for the goal, objectives, and activities you can do with your children for any country. You may also be interested my post We’re Going On A Trip! Free Travel Printables and my series of posts Around The World In 28 Weeks: Art, Literature, and Geography Lesson Plans For Children Ages 4 to 7.

Below are activities and crafts for specific countries and continents.  There are gaps, I know – I’ll keep working on this list!  If you have a suggestion, please comment below!

Disclosure: Most of the links below are to free resources.  Some of the links are affiliate links to Amazon.com and Little Passports, and I will receive a small commission if they are used to make a purchase. However, I only recommend products and companies that I believe will benefit my readers.

The following books have been very helpful in my lesson planning:

Activities & Reading Arranged by Country or Continent

Africa

Australia

Bolivia

Brazil

Cambodia

Canada

China

Czech Republic

Stories From Around the World retold by Heather Amery

Egypt

England

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Holland and the Netherlands

India

Indonesia

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Mexico

Morocco

New Zealand

Stories from Around the World retold by Heather Amery

Norway

Puerto Rico

Russia

Scotland

Spain

Switzerland

Tanzania

Ukraine

United States

Wales

Zambia

If you have older children (5 – 12 years old), you may be interested in a Little Passports subscription – each month your child(ren) will receive a package with activities related to a different country.  For the first month, they receive a suitcase and a wall map!  To read my review, please click here.

Disclosure: Most of the links above are to free resources.  Some of the links are affiliate links to Amazon.com and Little Passports, and I will receive a small commission if they are used to make a purchase. However, I only recommend products and companies that I believe will benefit my readers.


Image from Flickr.com, used under the Creative Commons license. Credit: International Flags On Pier by Loren Sztajer.

Copyright 2013 Kathryn Depew

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