Website Wednesday: Virtual Vacations

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

It's summer time and for many kids that means packing up for summer vacation. But there's more than one way to see the world! You can also explore new places through the internet. Take a look at these websites and learn about different cultures.

Afro-America Kid's Zone
Explore Africa through the Kids Zone area from the Afro American Newspaper website.

Amazon Interactive
Explore the the Ecuadorian Amazon through online games and activities.

Brooklyn Expedition: Latin America
Learn about modern Latin American Culture through this collaborative project of the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Children's Museum.

National Geographic Kids
Travel the world through National Geographic’s site for young readers.

Want more? The American Library Association's list of great "Cultures of the World" websites for kids can be found here.
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