Molly and the Magic Suitcase
We celebrate in different ways, but we celebrate the same thing: life. Culture-to-culture, the biggest differences are how people accomplish this goal.
Molly and the Magic Suitcase is a book series dedicated to the discovery of our same-ness. Along the way we learn about some differences in language, food, dance, games, and other cultural contrasts. There is so much to learn in the world, we can’t help but explore.
Join Molly and Michael as they use their magic suitcase to travel the world. Explore the website to play games, color pictures, find engaging activies and lesson plans, and learn more about the books.
Click here to watch an interview with Chris and Amy Oler, the creators of the series.
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