Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Culture for Kids


A Learning Family explores peoples, foods and mythology. These topics provide insight into the nature of human cultures. Kids develop a basic cultural literacy of human civilizations within this learning sandbox. 

Popular Video

Balalaika (photo: Arild Storaas).

Balalaika: Lara’s Theme from Dr. Zhivago

The balalaika is a stringed instrument that comes from Russia. It has three strings and a triangle shaped body.

Popular Articles

Tabon Man (cc: Pinoy Photographer).

Tabon Man: First Human in the Philippines

The Tabon Man is the oldest confirmed modern human in the Philippines. Evidence of this Homo sapiens was discovered in the Tabon Caves Complex on Palawan Island.
Balot (photo: Meng).

Balot: Eating Baby Ducks

A balot or balut is a duck embryo in the later stages of development. The embryo is boiled and eaten in the shell. It...
Yeti (photo: Mummy 3).

Yeti: the Abominable Snowman

The yeti is also known as the abominable snowman. It is an ape-like creature that has been reported in the Himalaya Mountains.