SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili

SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili
SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili
SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili
SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili
SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili
SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili
SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili
SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili
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Beginning language studies not only enrich multicultural learning, but also have a positive impact on reading fluency and comprehension. Our Colorful World in Swahili is the perfect way to introduce the African language of Swahili, which is spoken by over 100 million people worldwide.

Each book in the Our Colorful World language series includes a color chart with phonetic pronunciations, traceable color names, and cultural symbols of the featured country.

Swahili Color Words: (phonetic pronunciations included)

buluu/blue, dahahabu/golden, kahawia/brown, kijani/green, kijivu/gray, machungwa/orange, manjano/yellow, nyekindu/red, nyeupi/white, nyeusi/black

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

acacia, cub, kofia, shield

Targeted Skills:

  • Learning color names in Swahili
  • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
  • Identifying national and cultural symbols of Kenya
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting
  • Reading fluency and comprehension
  • Handwriting

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the book.

Technical Info: The book and Teacher’s Language Guide are in PDF format, combined into a single zip file, and illustrated with original, high-resolution images.


Bundle and Save: Our Colorful World is included—at a savings of 25%— in the Exploring the Culture of Kenya Bundle which also contains an introductory book about Kenya, a variety of activity pages, Symbols of Kenya poster, and Swahili counting book.

Related Resources:

Biomes of the World: Grasslands

Kenya: Snapshots of Kenya

Kwanzaa: Colorful Kwanzaa Book and Activity Pack

Swahili: Learn to Count in Swahili

Languages Currently Available in the Our Colorful World series:

Chinese (China), French (France), Hebrew (Israel), Hindi (India), Japanese (Japan), Spanish (Mexico), Swahili (Kenya), Twi (Ghana)


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