Let’s Learn About Russia www.flags.net/RUSS.htm 900igr.net
Where is Russia?
Map of Russia www.flags.net/RUSS.htm
Facts About Russia The capital of Russia is Moscow. The population of Russia is 149,476,000. The money used is the ruble. The language spoken is Russian.
Let’s visit some important cities in Russia. Moscow www.galenfrysinger.com
St. Petersburg www.galenfrysinger.com
Irkutsk, in Siberia www.galenfrysinger.com
Famous Sights in Russia The Hermitage Museum- (click on the name to see a virtual visit) The Kremlin The Peter and Paul Fortress (click on name to find out more. www.russia.com/photos/
Famous Palaces (click on the names to find out more) Pushkin- Catherine’s Palace Go to this website to see more photos - www.pbase.com/hiker_photograph/catherines_palac www.pbase.com/hiker_photograph/image/48246979 Peterhof Go to this website to see interactive panoramas of the entire palace- www.peterhof.org/english/pano/ www.euratlas.com/Atlas/ russia/peterhof_palace.jpg
Russia is famous for… (Click on each name for more information.) The Brown Bear Russian Teacakes Baba Yaga Russian Nesting Dolls Ballet Ukrainian pysanky
What Russian Kids Do Russian children love ice skating, sledding and playing ice hockey in the winter and swimming and boating in the summer. Find out about schools in Russia at this website - www.kidsculturecenter.com/russia/russ_edu.htm Find out about daily life in Russia at this site- http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0212302/russia.html
What Russians Like to Eat www.world-recipes.info/russia-russian/ http://allrecipes.com/Search/Recipes.aspx?WithTerm=Russia http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Borscht-I/Detail.aspx http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Kartoshnik-with-Cheese-and-Onions/Detail.aspx Go to these websites for some Russian recipes:
Some Famous Russians Yuri Gagarin - first man in space Mikhail Gorbachev - leader of the Soviet Union who made the country more free and democratic Anna Pavlova - world-famous ballerina Peter Tchaikovsky - a composer who wrote the music for The Nutcracker Sergey Prokofiev - wrote the words and music for Peter and the Wolf
Learn More About Russia Russia www.kidskonnect.com/Russia/RussiaHome.html Travel for Kids - Russia www.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/Russia/russia.htm Coloring Pages – Russia http://edupics.com/coloring-pages-pictures-book-russia-237.htm Kids Culture Center – Russia http://www.kidsculturecenter.com/russia/russ_holiday.htm Russia http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/wakeup/index.htm Russia http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312267/russia.htm Russia http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=8050
More Good Websites Time for Kids – Russia www.timeforkids.com/TFK/hh/goplaces/main/0,20344,595847,00.html Kids from Russia http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0930073.html Peace Corps Kids World – Russia www.peacecorps.gov/kids/world/europemed/russia.html
Books to Read Discovering Cultures- Russia. Sarah DeCapua. Marshall Cavendish Corporation. 2004. A Ticket to Russia. Tom Streissguth. Carolrhoda Books, Inc. 1997. Excellent for 3-5. Russia: A Portrait of the Country Through Its Festivals and Traditions. Grolier. 1999. Celebrating Birthdays in Russia. Cheryl L. Enderlein. Capstone Press. 1998. Russia ABCs. Ann Berge. Picture Window Books. 2004.