International Doll of the Month: El Salvador

Our March 2017 #InternationalDollOfTheMonth represents El Salvador, a beautiful country in central America. The presentation was led by Ms. Regina and Ms. Joselyn, who both come from El Salvador. Children learned about the physical geography of the country – including its active volcanos – popular Salvadoran food, and the national bird and flower. Our presenters… Read More

International Doll of the Month: Russia

Our January 2017 International Doll of the Month represents Russia. The presentation was led by Ms. Dasha and Ms. Katya, two Houstonians born and raised in Russia. They shared favorite children’s stories in Russia, the favorite pastime of drinking hot tea, and popular children’s toys and characters. Our children also played a fun game, singing… Read More

International Doll of the Month: Ghana

Our February 2017 International Doll of the Month represents Ghana. The presentation was actually led by the child, with guidance from his family. He discussed Ghana‘s wet and dry seasons; chocolate production; the national pastime of soccer; and the symbols on Ghana‘s flag. We also welcomed a new doll to our collection from Ghana. The doll represents… Read More

Global Education in the Early Years

This article was originally published in Education Week as part of a blog series on global education. Join us and Asia Society to explore ways to work with businesses to get them involved in local global education initiatives. Chat with us on Twitter during #GlobalEdChat this Thursday, February 9, at 8 pm ET, to learn about more tips, strategies, and… Read More

International Doll of the Month: Santa Clauses Around the World

Our December 2016 Doll of the Month represents Santa Clauses around the world.  We visited Mexico, Holland, Italy, and Sweden, exploring their winter traditions for Santa Claus. We also celebrated Hanukkah! The International Doll of the Month spotlights our 75+ dolls representing the diverse heritage of the Cy-Fair community. We use the dolls to teach children about… Read More

International Doll of the Month: Germany

Our October 2016 International Doll of the Month represents Germany. Our students’ grandparents from Germany visited our classrooms to speak about their life and home in Germany. They also shared the colors of the German flag, and each child received a German chocolate coin to take home. The International Doll of the Month spotlights our 75+ dolls representing the diverse heritage of… Read More