International Food Fest

International Week Food Festival- Kid World CItizen

By: Becky Mladic-Morales

Many people think of kids as picky eaters, who won’t try new foods- which is certainly true in some cases. But under the right conditions, and with the right prompting and preparation, an International Pot-luck during international week might be a way for kids to try different flavors, and learn a bit about cultural cuisines and traditions.

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Empathy, The Most Important Back to School Supply

Empathy- Kid World CItizenby: Homa S Tavangar

My most important back-to-school supply doesn’t fit in a backpack, and it can’t be ordered online. It’s as essential as a pencil, but unlike a pencil, no technology can replace it. In a sense, like a fresh box of crayons, it can come in many colors. Better than the latest gadget, it’s possible to equip every student with it, and even better, when we do, it can transform our world.

It’s actually a “muscle” I’ve been working on all summer. It’s empathy.

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