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Raising Global Citizens

Joy Sun Bear promotes learning about the world's diverse cultures by crafting a positive, fun, and kid-safe online experience.

Through a wide selection of resources, and a cast of characters kids can relate to, parents and educators alike can explore the world with their kids and develop their global awareness with love and respect.

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Special local event for world read aloud day on february 2nd!

Join us for a special event at Color Me Mine Thousand Oaks for World Read Aloud Day to celebrate literacy, art and community with "Paint Me a Story with The Adventures of Joy Sun Bear!"
Local author and illustrator of the best-selling book on Amazon will be presenting an interactive, fun, and creative event for children ages 6 and up! Children will embark on an adventure as they discover an empowering magical story and characters through a creative process of reading, painting and drawing.
The Color Me Mine and Joy Sun Bear teams live locally and want to give back to our community after experiencing the Hill and Woolsey fires last year. A portion of your fee for this event will be donated to Ventura County Community Foundation. We appreciate your help and support in working with us to help our community. Thank you!
Deadline to sign up is January 31, 2019. Click button below for event details. 
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Meet Joy Sun Bear & Friends

Do you know what a sun bear's favorite treat is? What about where they sleep? Click here to learn more about Joy, a curious and playful sun bear from Sumatra, and his friends from his new chapter book!

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Virtual world tour


Explore the world with Joy through his globe-trotting adventures! Discover new music, languages, food, traditions and more!

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Classroom Friendly

Joy Sun Bear has visited classrooms around the world. Click here to learn more about sharing Joy Sun Bear and his global perspective with your classroom.

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Book Trailer and Fun Character Building Videos for Kids

  • Reading Comprehension Crossword Puzzle for The Blue Amber of Sumatra
  • Fun Character Profiles
  • West Sumatra
  • China
  • Dia De Los Muertos, Mexico
  • Persian New Year (Nowruz), Iran
  • Children's Day, Korea
  • Easter Island, Chile
  • Ireland
  • Iceland
  • Cherry Blossom Festival (hanami), Japan
  • Iran
  • Wayang Puppet, West Sumatra
  • Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)

Learn about the world while coloring with Joy

Our coloring activities give children a special look at the different countries Joy has visited. Kids will learn about:

  • country flags
  • native animals and plants
  • unique landmarks
  • traditions and customs
  • languages and numbers

Now includes NEW Activities for our new book!

Our Character Profiles share more about the characters from our bestselling chapter book. Kids can even create their own character!

Our Reading Comprehension Crossword Puzzle helps kids test their knowledge of the story while learning more about Sumatran wildlife!

**Click here for FREE coloring activities**

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