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Started in 2005, Footprints of the Mind is dedicated to changing children's lives by providing a dynamic environment to learn geography and develop lifelong cultural awareness, love for travel, and an indispensable global outlook.

Wander Our WorldIts Wander Our World app won a coveted Parents’ Choice Foundation Spring 2012 Mobile App Award and its workshop-based Geography Enrichment program has been growing as more schools request it as part of their curriculums.

Travel on TuesdayTravel on Tuesday, a subscription- based website for families that want to raise global awareness at home. Featuring Travel KITs with information and crafts related to specific countries.

William Wanders William Wanders is an interactive website that incorporates maps, photos, music and other tools to engage your child with an interest in learning. In addition, it provides a fun, safe and inviting environment on the internet where kids can go at their own pace and parents can begin to share their love of travel with their children.





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All About Brazil

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Wander Our World and take off on an amazing journey to explore Brazil!

Brazil will host this summer's 2016 Olympics so sharpen your knowledge about this diverse country! During this workshop, children will "travel" to Brazil to learn all about its culture, people, animals, cities, and festivals. We will be putting together some awesome art projects to remember our journey! See you there!


Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Location: Chase Park, 4701 N. Ashland, Chicago, IL 60640
Time: 4:00 PM– 6:00 PM
Cost: $20 - Recommended ages: 5-11

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