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Children of the World Series

Best Children's Series -Telly Awards
The host and narrator of this award-winning series is Gregory K. Krosnes, "Professor Greg," who loves to introduce children to other children and their families in faraway places. In each program children get to meet various children in the country visited and see how they live day-to-day; also to learn of their unique traditions and cultures. Produced by Kanto Productions. Series: 11 x 30-minute programs.

List of Titles


Albania

Albania

The Republic of Albania is located in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula, northeast of Greece, bordering the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. This program is an opportunity for children to learn of this relatively small European country, which was long isolated from the rest of the world. First, we travel to the coastal Click for more


Australia

Australia

We travel to the "land down under," the island continent of Australia, and first visit Bradley Dehlsen, 12, and Grant Dehlsen, 10, in their home. Like most boys their age they love to participate in sports and are proud of their trophies in soccer and cricket; both attend school and have to do homework, Click for more


Estonia

Estonia

Just east of Russia, Estonia is a Baltic Republic that has experienced difficult times, but whose people are working hard to improve their way of life. In this program we first meet Miikael Magila, 11, who lives in Tallinn with his musically talented family; we listen to him play the piano and also practicing Click for more


Fiji

Fiji

Here we travel to the South Pacific to learn of the tropical island-nation of Fiji, a country of approximately 322 islands that are filled with giant mountains and tiny atolls. In a Fijian village, we first meet Jemesa (James) and his father, who teaches his son how to plant casaba, an important plant for its Click for more


Finland

Finland

Finland is a Nordic country that borders Sweden to the west, Russia to the east, and Norway to the North. In this program we get to see what life in a Scandinavian country is really like. First we meet ten-year-old Tiia Syrjälä, who lives on a farm, where her mother's job is giving horse-riding lessons. Tiia Click for more


Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is largely a self-governing territory made up of over 300 islands located on China's south coast; however most of its population and urban development can be found on Kowloon peninsula along the northern edge of Hong Kong Island. Famous as a commercial center where East meets West; Hong Kong is one of Asia's Click for more


Italy

Italy

"Recommended. This is a pleasant visit to an interesting country, clearly showing that kids are the same all over the world. It would lead easily into "compare and contrast" activities. Viewers first see Italy on a map of Europe, then travel to some of its cultural and historical centers, as well as showing Italians Click for more


Mexico

Mexico

Professor Greg introduces children to the country of Mexico, located in North America, but very much a Latin American culture. First we travel to Ensenada, the third-largest city in the state of Baja California, which is located about 70 miles south of Tijuana; here we meet seven-year-old Rebecca Jose Torres, who is Click for more


Norway

Norway

Norway is located on the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula in northern Europe and shares a border to the east with Sweden. We travel to Lillehammer, famous for having hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics, and meet 11-year-old Kristin Floberghagen and 12-year-old Bjarte Kofoed-Larsen. After viewing Click for more


Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

We travel to the Caribbean and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, where we begin by meeting 14-year-old Vilma Nieves Vazquez, who lives and goes to high school in Guayama; here we spend a day with her at her school, where she learns English, Spanish, as well as basic electricity and woodworking skills. After school Click for more


The United States of America: Children of California

The United States of America: Children of California

This program introduces us to two young children who live in southern California in the United States of America. First we meet 7-year-old Morgan Acaldo, who lives in Burbank with his mother. Living near a huge city like Los Angeles, Morgan's mother knows children are often exposed to guns and violence via the Click for more





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