Tagged: children

Best on childhood income equality

New Unicef report on childhood equality places Norway near top The Local Norway came out near the top of a new Unicef report on childhood equality. In the report, children between the ages of...

Barneblad: Paper Plate Animal Masks

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway Halloween costumes don’t have to be scary. Halloween costumes don’t have to come from a store. Halloween costumes don’t have to cost a lot of money. Halloween costumes can...

Pastor Larson’s Corner: The James Gang

Five young fifth graders made the evening news this week for forming what they called “The James Gang.” Early in the school year they noticed that one of their fellow fifth graders was being...

Flat Stanley, meet Nils the Nisse

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway Flat Stanley is a character who first appeared in the 1964 picture book by Jeff Brown, illustrated by Tomi Ungerer. Since then, Flat Stanley has been the star of...

Barneblad: Celebrate the Snowman

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway Make a snowman: Whether you have snow or not this Christmas, it is still fun to make a snowman. I have been working with second graders in Norway. We’ve...

Asylum for children

Deportations of child asylum seekers continues to be an issue for Progress’s (FrP) Anders Anundsen Susanne Tunge Østhus The Foreigner The Rightist bipartite coalition pledged last year that asylum seeker minors who had remained...

The children of Norway dance!

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway For three years NRK (the Norwegian Broadcasting Company) and their BarneTV (Children’s TV) has hosted an all Norway dance. Their children’s channel is called NRKSuper. One day in the...

The Gift of Time

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway What do you want for Christmas this year? Instead of asking for something that you must buy, why not make memories instead? Music is one way to make memories...