The TGA Culture Box Program:

An Educational Resource for Educators and Community Leaders

Housed at Eisenhower International School in Tulsa, the Culture Box Program allows area teachers and community leaders to check out culture boxes—now representing more than 40 countries, regions, and cultures.

A great addition to any classroom presentation or educational setting, the TGA Culture Box Program is celebrating nearly 25 years of service to educators and community organizations!

Use the TGA Culture Boxes to:

Enhance language skills

Strengthen geography skills

Increase social studies skills

Introduce diversity awareness

Complement natural science studies

And more!

Photos from "World in a Box" Day!
(A TGA Culture Box Program)
Thank you, Tulsa City-County Library for hosting!

The Specifics:  

  • The boxes can be checked out by any group or organization on a two-week basis.

  • Tulsa Public School classrooms may check out the boxes complimentary. All other users are charged a $15 fee per box to help with box maintenance.

  • The boxes promote critical thinking skills among students, and provide ample learning aids for visual, auditory, and tactile learners.

  • A typical box might include clothing, games, videos, books, toys, musical instruments, and other artifacts from around the globe, enabling students to immerse themselves in elements of other cultures.

  • Pre-K lessons and craft resources are also available.

  • Many boxes contain curriculum to aid in classroom presentations.

  • On average, more than 6,000 people annually participate in a culture box learning experience.

  • Organizations that typically check out culture boxes include libraries, schools, camps, and scout troops.

Countries (& Regions):  

Australia
Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
China
Chile
Czechs and Slovaks
Denmark
East Africa
West Africa

Egypt

France
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Holland
India

Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy

  

Japan
Kenya
Korea
Lebanon
Mexico
Native American
Nigeria
Norway
Peru
Portugal
Puerto Rico

Russia
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
United States 
Venezuela
Vietnam

For more information, call TGA at 918.594.8299