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Bring the world into your home this school year with our Art Meets World program! Easy to use templates and instructions are linked below.

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Dive into the art of Japanese paper folding as you learn to create your own origami!

Originally, origami was practiced only by religious leaders and wealthy Japanese citizens. As paper became less expensive and widely available, more people came to enjoy the art form. Early forms of origami were for religious or ceremonial purposes.

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Discover symmetry in the art of traditional sugar skulls celebrated during Día de los Muertos.

The Sugar Skulls tradition began in the 17th century to represent a departed soul during the Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos. The holiday is a way to celebrate the memories of loved ones that are now gone through art, 烹饪, 音乐, 祭坛, 和故事.

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Prepare to make a wish as you celebrate the Chinese New Year by designing your own Chinese Lantern.

The paper lantern is a symbol of celebration and hope in China. The Lantern Festival marks the beginning of each Chinese Lunar New Year. Lanterns hanging during Chinese New Year are said to be lucky charms that frighten away the Nian monster, 哪一个, according to legend, is a fierce beast that lives under the sea or in the mountains.

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Gather with your family and create Rangoli designs in honor of the Festival of Lights celebrated in India each year.

Rangoli is an art form, originating in the Indian subcontinent, in 哪一个 patterns are created on the floor or the ground using materials such as colored rice, 干面粉, colored sand or flower petals. It is usually made during Diwali or Tihar, Onam, Pongal and other Hindu festivals.


Students learn world geography through playing in a fun-filled race to build the world the fastest! Kids must work together with classmates to put continents, 国家, and oceans on the right targets. This interactive game not only introduces early map skills to young learners, but also develops spatial thinking skills.


This is a global collaboration project to connect educators and students through read-aloud, founded by an immigrant who believed in the power of books to break down biases and broaden understandings.


Connect your students to international university scholars, 专业人士, and visitors through interactive workshops that engage students to learn about the world cultures and investigate global issues. Through this face to face interaction, students benefit from a genuine connection to cultural diversity. Today’s students develop skills, 意识, and understanding to become global citizens in their communities and beyond. Our thematic units may include: Global Lives, 艺术和工艺, World Food and Music, 全球健康, Sustainable Living and more!


Workshops provide professional development to equip teachers with the expertise in applying global perspectives to all subjects. Offerings include easy tools and resources on how to adapt any lesson into a global lesson plan. World Affairs Council continues to seek new and innovative ways to incorporate global education into classrooms through its community, 学术, and business partnerships.

The World Affairs Council is a premier international organization in Cincinnati and the Midwest, and it is a critical component of the fabric we need to shape the global city of the future that Cincinnati is on track to become.”
- Anthony Johnson, Member since 2013