Watch this TED talk by Grace Lin. Make Ling and Ting paper dolls from this free download. Find a Chinese dumpling recipe to try out or order some at a restaurant. Bonus points if you eat with chopsticks! Visit a library to find the other books in the Ling and Ting series. Learn some easy magic tricks and have a performance. Continue reading Ling and Ting Inspired Activities
Do your child’s books and toys reflect the diverse world we live in? Whether intentional or not, kids learn lessons from the world around them. When parents and educators offer diverse toys and books, it sends a message to kids that everyone is important and included. Need some ideas? We have you covered! Enjoy the following compilation of diverse toys (and one book!) from BIG … Continue reading Give Diverse Toys this Holiday!
This month’s BIG WORLD Book Club pick is Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas written by Pamela Ehrenberg and illustrated by Anjan Sarkar! This book tells the story of a boy, his pesky little sister, and their almost-ruined Hanukkah celebration. This new book (published October 2017) features a diverse family that successfully combines their Jewish and Indian traditions to make a holiday suited for their family. Get your … Continue reading Book of the Month
Seven simple steps to host your own BIG WORLD Book Club: 1. Get one or more copies of BIG WORLD Book Club’s monthly book. Check your library, your local book store, or buy it from Amazon through our affiliate links so we get to keep a portion of the profits at no additional cost to you. (Thanks in advance!) 2. Choose who you’d like to … Continue reading How to Host a Book Club
Welcome to BIG WORLD Book Club! BIG WORLD Book Club is a book club for kids all around the world. Its mission is to connect kids everywhere through powerful, diverse, hopeful books. Each month, a new book is introduced along with a book club guide and other resources. Book picks tend to be realistic fiction featuring a variety of people, places, and themes. We hope … Continue reading Join the Club!