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Monday, October 21, 2013

C is for Culture Swap and Continent Boxes

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We recently participated in another Culture Swap.  We have participated in a few (both out of country and in the United States).  They are lots of fun, and a great way to get items for our Continent Boxes!! 

Here is what we recently received:

Hong Kong
culture swap 1

Australia
culture swap 2

If you are interested in participating in a Culture Swap as well, you can get more info at

Worldwide Culture Swap Blog or

Culture Swap Facebook Page

Culture Swapper

I will warn, it can get pricey…especially shipping items overseas.  I typically use a small flat rate box and put as much in as I can fit.  (Items in Hawaii are expensive too, especially b/c most are ‘tourist’ items).  I typically send, pencils, aloha shirt shaped notepads, macadamia nut candy, American flag, some American change, key chains, post cards, a book, shell lei, piece of volcano rock, piece of coral.  I have also made printable materials about Hawaii that I share. 

For more information about Continent Boxes see these posts:

CGA North America Box
CGA Asia Box
CGA Australia Box

Living Montessori Now Continent Boxes

Our boxes are a constant work in progress, we are continual adding to them.  They are a great way for my kids to explore other countries/cultures. 

3 comments:

  1. This actually sounds like fun. I have done this once before with an online friend. I think it would be a fun experience for the kids as well.

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  2. I'm cohosting the Creative Kids Cultural Blog Hop and this would be a great addition if you'd like to link-up at: http://toddlefast.blogspot.com/2013/10/creative-kids-cultural-blog-hop-9.html

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  3. I have never seen this before, but the kids would love it!

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