International Doll of the Month: The Philippines

The International Doll of the Month for October 2017 represents The Philippines. One of our favorite Lolas (“grandmas”) visited our children to share her memories of The Philippines. Children explored the island archipelago, known for its beautiful beaches, tropical climate, and food reflecting its diverse local heritage and colonial influences. We even learned a few… Read More

International Doll of the Month: Sri Lanka

The International Doll of the Month for September 2017 represents Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka, known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, is a small island nation located south of India. Students explored the country’s tea and rubber plantations, tied a traditional Kandyan Sari, ate special Sri Lankan biscuits, and danced to Sri Lankan Baila… Read More

International Doll of the Month: Mexico

Our May 2017 #InternationalDollOfTheMonth represents Mexico, our neighbor to the south. The presentation was led by Ms. Maribel and Ms. Alma, who both come from Mexico. Children learned about the physical geography of the country – including its hidden beaches and diverse wildlife – popular Mexican food, like tamales and enchiladas, and its famous dances. Our presenters performed two… Read More

International Doll of the Month: Kenya

Our April 2017 #InternationalDollOfTheMonth represents Kenya, a country famed for its wildlife in eastern Africa. Children learned about the flag and handicrafts of Kenya as well as its vast geography. 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 ways of life around… Read More

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