Thursday, February 5, 2009

Multicultural Education Through Miniatures

Multicultural Education through Miniatures includes photos, maps, stories, and games of handmade dolls and puppets from all over the world. This website can increase global awareness for children and adults.

Explore by clicking Select a Photo, See Entire List, or Click a Map. Cultural activities and games are also available (click Go to Activity). Students and teachers can freely use the pictures, stories, and games in school projects. Have fun!

This international doll collection will highlight over 300 handmade miniatures from around the world. Each figure was selected to depict the culture of the native country; most of them are hand crafted by local artisans. Students and teachers throughout the world are welcome to download the photos and information for school reports and projects. Although the originators of the images retain the copyrights to the images on this site, the images may be used by teachers and students in educational settings.