Have you ever asked your students or kids what it means to be a global citizen?
If you’re stuck on where to start in educating the young ones in your life about this concept, we recommend you start with these 7 Resources for Teaching Global Citizenship to Kids from Babble. They link to some excellent resources including games, videos, and teaching tools to help you open up the conversation about global citizenship in the classroom and at home.
Another great place to check out is The Global Fund for Children global citizens resources page. This is such a goldmine for all of the resources you might need to help teach your students and kids about diversity, tolerance and global citizenship. They link to hundreds of recommended books, tons of lesson plans and activities, and some online games as well.
For your selection of global citizenship lesson plans, head on over to Oxfam.com for their downloadable global citizenship curriculum designed for ages 7-11. These lessons include clear directions and worksheets that make it easy to follow and use for both parents and teachers.
We also love this video by Kid World Citizen. Such a cool way to hear directly from kids all around the globe and to get the little ones in your life thinking about their place in the world.
After all, we are all connected, and that’s an amazing thing!