September 3rd, 2015
The University of Hawaii has a site for learning some songs from Thailand. It’s called Learning Thai from Songs. The songs have the original Thai lyrics, with English translations and mp3 recordings. You can also visit Mama Lisa’s World’s Thai Song Pages for more songs from Thailand. Enjoy! Mama Lisa
April 14th, 2015
Watch Darth Vader say, "I am your father" to Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movie in 20 different languages (as dubbed in the movies). You can see a list of the languages with their voice actors below the video. Languages and Voice Actors: English (Original) – James Earl Jones Spanish (1980) – Isidro Olace […]
February 17th, 2012
Open Culture has a page of free language learning links covering 40 languages. Here are some of the languages you can find links for… Arabic, English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, Gaelic, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Maori, Norwegian, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, […]
January 16th, 2007
Teachers’ Day is a national holiday in Thailand. It takes place on January 16th every year. Since 1957, Thailand has been celebrating this day in honor of educators. It’s a day to remember their importance in the lives of children. In Thailand, teachers are seen to have a position of high honor. Schools are closed […]
November 21st, 2006
Last year I blogged about the Loy Krathong Festival in Thailand. People float boats with lanterns on them down a river to carry their bad luck away. Here are wonderful online photos taken at Sukhothai Historical Park, where the festival is said to have first begun. Check ‘em out! You’ll be transported to a faraway […]
November 15th, 2005
Wouldn’t it be great if you could take all the bad luck in your life and just let it float, far away, down a river? In Thailand, you can! The Loi Krathong or Floating Lanterns Festival takes place on the night of the full moon in the 12th lunar month, which is usually in November. […]
Please contribute a traditional song or rhyme from your country.
100 Songs (350 Pages) With Sheet Music And Links To Recordings
A Mama Lisa Book
At Mama Lisa's World we love international culture - and we REALLY love cookies! So what could be better than combining the two?
In Cookies Around The World we present a selection of delicious cookie recipes from a diverse collection of countries.
Each includes photographs of the stages of preparation and most include commentary about the role the cookies play in their cultures.
-Pebernodders from Germany
-Kourabiedes from Greece
-Kastengels from Indonesia
-Fave dei morti from Italy
-Polvorones de almendra from Mexico
And many more!
We believe it's important to encourage kids to learn about other cultures. These cookie recipes are a great tool for parents and teachers to do so!
Have fun baking and even more fun eating!
THIS IS A DOWNLOADABLE EBOOK AVAILABLE INSTANTLY.