Cultural Appreciation Apps, Games, and Websites

Use these digital products to help kids explore, understand, appreciate, and enjoy the wonderful cultural similarities and differences that make us who we are.

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Virtual Chinese New Year with perfectly designed games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Brought to you by the letter "F" -- for fun.
URL: http://www.sesamestreet.org
(2008)
 
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Huge cast of Nick Jr. stars jump platforms and do some math.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
 
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Discussion starter for kids and parents to play together.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
 
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Delightful way to learn about animals, people, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Learn Spanish along with title character, mistakes and all.
URL: http://pbskids.org/noah/index.html
(2012)
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Online world where kids become heroes by combating bullying.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
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Loads of super educational games and activities.
URL: http://www.pbskids.org/go
(2007)
 
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Brilliantly designed app about Earth's people, places, more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
 
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Save the planet with these terrific learning activities.
URL: http://www.missmaggie.org/
(2013)
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Incredibly in-depth archeology sim brings history to life.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Videos and activities are fun, accurate, and valuable.
URL: http://www.brainpop.com
(2012)
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Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
 
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Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
 
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Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
 
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Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
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Dynamo site for girls has priorities right.
URL: http://www.newmoon.com/
(2008)
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Micro-loan site gives everyone the chance to help.
URL: http://www.kiva.org
(2012)
 
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Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
 
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Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
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Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
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A global community of civic-minded young people.
URL: http://www.yourcommonwealth.org
(2012)
 
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Empowering sim explores women's issues and activism.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
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Sophisticated look back in time via geo-located images.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Cool history project empowers teens to connect and share.
URL: http://www.historypin.com
(2013)
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Creative, supportive forum for teens to share their work.
URL: http://www.teenink.com
(2009)
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Learn all about American poets and poetry.
URL: http://www.poets.org/
(2005)

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