A to Z: Continents, Countries, Islands, and Indigenous People

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The 7 (Seven) Continents
Africa
Antarctica
Asia
Europe (Including Ireland: St. Patrick's Day)
Oceania/Australia
North America: Canada, Caribbean Islands, Central America, Mexico, United States
South America


Geography Activities
- Locate a country, island, ocean, etc. on a map or globe.
- Talk about the location.
- Make a food item or eat a fruit, vegetable, etc. that is from that location.
- Make a craft from that location.
- Play music from that location.
- Color a flag.
- Learn more about a holiday that a country celebrates.  (National Days)

Music & National Anthems

Art
Art & Artist Resources
Art Coloring Pages @ Enchanted Learning Artist including: African-American, Australian, Bristish, Canadian, Chinese, Dutch, Egyptian, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Spanish, US, and Women.

Misc. Links
CIA World Factbook
Describing the World: Continents @ Fun Social Studies
History for Kids!
List of Countries by Continent
MSN Encarta - Encyclopedia Article Center Countries Including: facts, flags and national anthems.
Time for Kids: Specials: Map Mania! and Explore More!
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
We Are the World "The Seven Continents and Four Oceans" and "Teacher Corner".
Wonderclub's World Atlas - Countries of the World
World Atlas - outline maps of the world countries continents islands states and map tests New 11/4/06

Indigenous People

Inca

Inuit
Living Traditions: Museum Honour the North American Indigenous Games

Maori

Native Americans

A
EUROPE: Albania, Andorra, Austria; AFRICA: Algeria, Angola ASIA: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan; AUSTRALASIA AND SOUTH PACIFIC: American Samoa, Australia;
NORTH AMERICA and the CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba; SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina

Music: See the lyrics from Andorra, Apaches, Australia at Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes of All Nations.

DLTK's Countries and Cultures Section
Printables and crafts for Africa and Australia.

Argentina

Australia Theme

C
Canada, Chile, Colombia, and Congo.
Music:
See the lyrics from these countries at Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes of All Nations.  They have lyrics and music for the songs from Chile.  The other countries have it in the countries language and in English.

Canada

Chile

China and Chinese New Year Themes

Cuba
A bird that lives in Cuba is the Cuban Tody.

The Electronic Passport to Cuba

D

Denmark

E

Ecuador

Egypt

England

France

G

Gabrielinos, Germany, and Greece
Music: See the lyrics from these countries at Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes of All Nations.

Galapagos Islands
See Ecuador.

Galapagos Islands Books

We're Sailing to Galapagos by Laurie Krebs

In the book "We're Sailing to Galapagos", Darwin visited the Galapagos Islands on the HMS Beagle.  This book mentions various birds like albatrosses and blue-footed boobies.  It also has other animals that live on the Galapagos Islands.  A very fun book that any child (or adult) will enjoy reading.

Ghana

Greece

Greenland

I
Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, and Italy.
Music: See the lyrics from these countries at Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes of All Nations.

Italy

Ireland

Japan

Jamaica gained its independence on August 5, 1962.
Caribbean Friends @ DLTK
CIA - The World Factbook -- Jamaica
Flag of Jamaica @ EnchantedLearning

Everything Jamaican
History of Jamaican Music 1953-1973
Jamaica (from students at Pleasant Grove Elementary)
Jamaica National Heritage Trust Including fast facts (emblems,  heros, etc.) and more.
Jamaican.com Photos, speak Jamaican (sound clips), recipes, music, and much more.
Jamaican.com: A guide for kids on Jamaica Includes: facts, history, geography and maps, the Capital City & a typical town, kids in Jamaica, games children play, what do people do, eating in Jamaica, recipes, speaking Jamaican (including audios of various words), festivals, music, and Activities for your project (a map of Jamaica, a map of Jamaica and the Caribbean, and the Jamaica National Flag).
MSN Encarta - Jamaica

Animals
Animal Info - Jamaica
Jamaican Iguana
The Jamaican Iguana Page

K
Korea, etc.

United States Atlas @ infoplease
World Map @ infoplease

M

Malaysia

Mexico

Books


Mexico
Butterflies of Northern Mexico
Cinco de Mayo for Kids & Teachers @ Kiddyhouse Including facts, coloring & worksheets, and more.
Mexico National Anthem
Sounds of Mammals of Mexico
Surf-Mexico
Traditional Music of Mexico

N

Netherlands (Holland)

New Caledonia

New Guinea

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

P
Peru


Q
Qatar

S
Scotland


Spain

T

Taiwan (Republic of China)


Thailand


U
United States of America
See United States Theme.

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