Let’s Learn About Russia
Where is Russia?
Map of Russia
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.
Irkutsk, in Siberia
Famous Sights in Russia The Hermitage Museum- (click on the name to see a virtual visit)The KremlinThe Peter and Paul Fortress (click on name to find out more.
Famous Palaces(click on the names to find out more) Pushkin- Catherine’s PalaceGo to this website to see more photos - www.pbase.com/hiker_photograph/catherines_palacPeterhof Go to this website to see interactive panoramas of the entire palace- www.peterhof.org/english/pano/
Russia is famous for…(Click on each name for more information.) The Brown BearRussian TeacakesBaba YagaRussian Nesting Dolls BalletUkrainian 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.htmFind out about daily life in Russia at this site-http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0212302/russia.html
What Russians Like to Eat http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Kartoshnik-with-Cheese-and-Onions/Detail.aspxhttp://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Borscht-I/Detail.aspxGo to these websites for some Russian recipes:www.world-recipes.info/russia-russian/http://allrecipes.com/Search/Recipes.aspx?WithTerm=Russia
Some Famous Russians Yuri Gagarin - first man in spaceMikhail Gorbachev - leader of the Soviet Union who made the country more free and democraticAnna Pavlova - world-famous ballerinaPeter Tchaikovsky - a composer who wrote the music for The NutcrackerSergey Prokofiev - wrote the words and music for Peter and the Wolf
Learn More About Russia Russiawww.kidskonnect.com/Russia/RussiaHome.htmlTravel for Kids - Russiawww.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/Russia/russia.htmColoring Pages – Russiahttp://edupics.com/coloring-pages-pictures-book-russia-237.htmKids Culture Center – Russiahttp://www.kidsculturecenter.com/russia/russ_holiday.htmRussiahttp://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/kidsweb/wakeup/index.htmRussia http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312267/russia.htmRussiahttp://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=8050
More Good Websites Time for Kids – Russiawww.timeforkids.com/TFK/hh/goplaces/main/0,20344,595847,00.htmlKids from Russiahttp://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0930073.htmlPeace Corps Kids World – Russiawww.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.