Kids Culture Corner

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Learn some German through these language activities including German-English and English-German picture dictionaries, information, quizzes and pictures to color.

Johannes Gutenberg was born in Germany in 1400. His invention led to the first printing press. Learn more from the seasonal calendar.

Grimm's Fairy tales, originally written in German, have been translated into 160 languages. To find out more about Jacob Grimm, visit the seasonal calendar.

Born in 1875 in Germany, Albert Schweitzer studied music, science and religion. He won the Nobel Peace Prize and is probably best remembered for bringing modern health care to Africa in the early 1900s. He said something that you might want to think about: "Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate." To learn more about Albert Schweitzer, visit our seasonal calendar.

Albert Einstein, born in Germany in 1879, lived in Italy, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Israel before becoming a US citizen. As a child he loved to build houses out of playing cards. He is best known for his scientific theories, but he also worked to support the United Nations, nuclear disarmament, and civil liberties. To learn more, visit our seasonal calendar.

Try learning some of these German children's songs!

Do you know the German folktale of the Bremen Town Musicians? You can listen to the story or read it, find coloring pages or play a game at this fun website.

Read the story of The Frog Prince.

Try these recipes submitted by German au pairs living in the U.S.

  1. Apple Strudel
  2. Buttermilk Cake
  3. Christmas Cookies
  4. Marmorkuchen (Marble Cake)
  5. Milk Rice
  6. Nussecken
  7. Potato Salad

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