Bring Culture Days to Your School

Immerse your students in a unique Explore & More global experience

Using colorfully decorated classrooms, carefully selected artifacts and an interactive approach, Explore & More teachers show your students how children live, eat and play in other parts of the world, including Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas.

Your Explore & More Culture Day starts early when our educators come to your school and transform familiar classrooms to represent different countries. Students rotate from classroom to classroom and from country to country. Each individual country’s program includes a dynamic discussion period followed by an appealing and appropriate game, craft or activity.

Engage your students before and after a Culture Day

Foster global citizenship in your students! Explore & More Cultures for Kids website is designed for children and educators with age-appropriate, interactive activities from around the world including Brazil, China, Ecuador, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Vietnam and Yemen.

Here’s what some teachers are saying!

“This program exceeded my expectations! The hands-on activities—doll craft, music, instruments, costumes, and slideshow—all very interesting and fun!”

“I liked all the different authentic articles each person had to show the children—seeing is more powerful than telling.”

“Wonderfully paced . . . students were able to actively participate in their learning!”

Plan your Culture Day Itinerary!

A program with three to five countries can last 2.5 hours to a whole day. Programs focusing on a single country are also available.

New York State Common Core Learning Standards
ELA/Literacy
Grade Level RI* W SL L
PreK-6 1,7 4 1,2,3,6 3,6

Mexico

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Mexico

Tacos and monarch butterflies are not the only important things that come from Mexico. A rich collection of artifacts and images will promote an understanding of life in Mexico. A hands-on game or craft will captivate your students and reinforce important concepts.

Brazil

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Brazil

Brazil is more than soccer and Carnival! Find out what it’s like to be an elementary school student there and discover the martial art native to Brazil. Enjoy photos of contemporary life in contrast to the everyday life in the Amazon rain forest. Taste some tropical fruits and examine a fascinating assortment of local artifacts while Brazilian music plays in the background.

Ecuador

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Ecuador

Home to snowcapped volcanoes, rain forests, ocean beaches, bananas, llamas, oil wells and giant tortoises, Ecuador has been called “South America in miniature.” An assortment of artifacts and an introduction to the art of weaving offer a peek at everyday life.

China

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China

Colorful clothing brings to life the variety of cultures within China. The program addresses famous historical inventions, food traditions, education and holidays. The Chinese language, both written and spoken, is presented as a fascinating contrast to English, and students practice Chinese calligraphy using traditional brushes.

Japan

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Japan

Students discover that Japan’s culture and social attitudes of respect are affected by its geography as a small island nation. They explore an extensive collection of artifacts that includes clothing, photographs and foods. In addition to hands-on exploration, each student will make a hachimaki with a meaningful kanji symbol.

Vietnam

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Vietnam

A typical day in Vietnam offers opportunities to explore schedules, foods, school and clothes. Although there are similarities to life here, the differences are exotic and fascinating enough to engage students. Making a dragon for Tet is an appealing project that teaches about Vietnam’s favorite holiday.

Nigeria

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Nigeria

Students become participants in a setting where hearing many languages is a way of life, and social groupings are very different from our own. Clothing and a large variety of traditional instruments are used to create a musical ensemble of the entire class. Children take home a simple Nigerian game.

South Africa

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South Africa

Recent history and the amazing variety of peoples are the focus of this presentation. As a country with eleven official languages, South Africa has rich cultural traditions and unique challenges. Inspired by beautiful South African creations, students make their own colorful beaded dolls.

Germany

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Germany

The German language may look different, but it sounds like something familiar. Similarities to American life are easy to find, and a quirky collection of objects demonstrates the fascinating differences with this most populous European country. Student attention is engaged with questions, songs, stories and a take-home game or a hand-sewn gnome.

Yemen

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Yemen

Developed with advice from the local Yemeni community, this program offers a positive exposure to the clothing, language and history of this fascinating and newsworthy country. Images from Yemen are used in a bingo-style game students take home with them.

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Call for pricing quotes on Culture Days programs: 655-5131 ext. 21

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Request a visit from Explore & More to bring Culture Days to your school online via the form below. To make a reservation by phone, or for additional information, call (716) 655-5131 ext. 14.

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