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Help your kids become expert super-sleuths with these Carmen Sandiego educational resources! From posters to card games to episode guides and more, you’ll find everything you need to spark curiosity and inspire your Carmen crew.

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  • Write an Itinerary

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids plan a trip to any destination, describing how they’ll get there and what they’ll do.

  • Recreate a Famous Skyline

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids research famous city skylines and recreate them with construction paper.

  • Learn It, Teach It: Origami

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids learn to fold an origami figure and then teach a partner to do the same.

More Activities

  • Write a Journal Entry

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids write a journal entry about Carmen’s next adventures.

  • Practice Sequence Vocabulary

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids practice sequence vocabulary words by discussing plot twists.

  • Map Quest: Find the Perfect Hideout

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids work in small groups and practice their map skills.

  • Learn About San Francisco

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids ask and answer questions about San Francisco.

  • Write a Short Summary

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids summarize the events of the episode in Spanish.

  • Even Carmen Has Nightmares!

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids imagine what Carmen and other characters would dream about.

  • Write About Helping Others

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids write an essay describing how they can help others.

  • Create a Stamp

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids design a stamp that depicts an important part of their community.

  • Learn It, Teach It: Origami

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids learn to fold an origami figure and teach a partner to do the same.

  • Discuss the Bill of Rights

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 7, kids read and discuss the Bill of Rights in Spanish.

  • Create a “Missing” Poster for Artifacts

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 7, kids design a public notice describing the stolen Magna Carta.

  • Explore the Australian Outback

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids look at and describe photos of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

  • Create Animal Trading Cards

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 6, kids create trading cards about Australian animals.

  • Discover Andalusia!

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids learn more about Andalusia, a region in Seville, Spain.

  • Explore Art from the Spanish-Speaking World

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids research famous painters and present what they find.

  • Research Art Forgeries

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids discuss VILE’s art heist and share their thoughts.

  • Learn About Ecuadorian Cuisine

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids use their research skills to learn about Ecuadorian cuisine.

  • Write Questions and Answers

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids use facts from the episode to write and answer questions.

  • Discover Animals of the Galápagos

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, students research and write about an animal of the Galápagos Islands.

  • Discover Quito!

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids use their research skills to learn about Ecuador’s capital.

  • What Happens in Episode 4?

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids practice summarizing by describing the episode’s key moments.

  • Find Spanish Treasure!

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids research and write about a famous sunken Spanish treasure.

  • What Part Did You Like Best?

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, kids reflect on the episode and share their favorite part.

  • Learn About Spanish Puppets

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, students use their research skills to learn about giant Spanish puppets.

  • Describe Carmen’s Friends and Foes

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, kids describe new characters from Carmen’s world.

  • Discover Indonesia!

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, kids answer questions about Indonesia based on facts from the show.

  • Virtual Field Trip: Rijksmuseum

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids tour the national museum of the Netherlands and discuss works of art.

  • Code-Breaking Activities

    Crack the code to foil VILE’s evil schemes! Kids use geography know-how to unscramble messages in this puzzle activity.

  • Play a Mystery Location Game

    Give your kids geographic clues about where you “are” in the world and let them use maps and other resources to figure it out.

  • Make Your Own Map of the United States

    Have your kids draw individual states, then put them all together to make your very own map of the United States.

  • Map Quest: Find the Perfect Hideout

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids try to locate the best French-speaking hideouts

  • Research the French National Anthem

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids look into the meaning and history behind the French National Anthem.

  • What is the French Connection?

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids answer questions about France.

  • Research a Rare Object

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids research the Black on Magenta stamp and present their findings to the class.

  • What Happens in Episode 8?

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids answer questions pertaining to the episode's plot.

  • Map Quest: Where in the World?

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 7, kids use their geography skills to locate countries on a map.

  • Guess Which Character

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 7, kids describe the newest member of VILE, Paper Star.

  • Create a “Missing” Poster for Artifacts

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 7, kids design a public notice describing the stolen Magna Carta.

  • Create Animal Trading Cards

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 6, kids create trading cards about Australian animals.

  • Learn About a French Opera

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 6, kids research the opera, "Carmen", and find connections between the lyrics and the episode.

  • Practice Presentations

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids write about their favorite part of the episode.

  • Play a Character Guessing Game

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids guess which character the teacher is talking about.

  • Learn About Ecuador

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids answer questions about Ecuador that pertain to the episode they just watched.

  • Summarize Events

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids summarize the key moments from the episode using their French-speaking skills.

  • Discuss Carmen’s Adventure

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids compose and answer questions about the episode using their French-speaking skills.

  • What Part Did You Like Best?

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, kids reflect on the episode and share their favorite part.

  • Describe Carmen’s Friends and Foes

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, kids describe new characters from Carmen’s world.

  • Take a Virtual Trip with Google Expeditions®

    Use the Google Expeditions app to take your kids around the world and teach them about geography.

  • Explore the World with Google Earth™

    Inspired by Carmen’s adventures, kids use Google Earth™ to explore some of the world’s greatest natural and man-made wonders.

  • Guide: Who in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?

    This guide offers discussion questions for the novel, Who in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?, found in Books & More.

  • Geo Trivia Game Show – Practice Test

    Get kids ready for your own Geo Trivia Game Show with this practice test. Make sure to prepare first with the Study Guide.

  • Geo Trivia Game Show – Study Guide

    This study guide outlines topics kids need to know for the Geo Trivia Game and Practice Test.

  • Carmen’s Crowded Caper Teacher Guide

    Kids learn about population density by traveling to some of the most populous cities in the world, such as Jakarta and Shanghai.

  • Carmen’s Hot and Cold Caper Teacher Guide

    Explore the hottest and coldest places on Earth! Kids learn why we have such an incredible range of temperatures on our planet.

  • Carmen’s Ancient Caper Teacher Guide

    Kids journey back in time to famous sites like Parthenon in Athens and the Pyramids in Giza. Try to spot Carmen along the way!

  • Carmen’s Skyscraper Caper Teacher Guide

    Travel with Carmen to the world’s tallest structures! Kids will learn about the innovations behind these architectural wonders.

  • Explore the Canary Islands!

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids research the Canary Islands and present their findings.

  • Guess the Character

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids describe Carmen’s professors and classmates in Spanish.

  • Act Out a Short Scene

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids work in groups to write, act in, and film a short scene.

  • Write a Diary Entry as Carmen

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids write a diary entry as if they were Carmen and practice grammar.

  • Write a Biography of Carmen

    Spanish Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids write a brief biography of Carmen and practice peer editing.

  • Where is Carmen? Paris, France!

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, kids answer questions in French about Carmen's trip to Paris.

  • Research Museums in Poitiers

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1 and 2, kids research the museums in Poitiers, France to help Carmen find a missing diamond.

  • Learn About Paris

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids locate various Parisian landmarks.

  • Learn About Medieval Churches

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Santiago, Episode 1, kids find medieval churches in Poitiers, France through French language sites.

  • Discover Poiters!

    French Language – Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 1, kids locate Poitiers, France and learn about its historical sites.

  • Take a Virtual Field Trip

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 2, kids explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites with this virtual field trip activity.

  • Map Quest: Carmen Sandiego Sightings

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 2, kids identify and mark the locations Carmen has visited on a map.

  • Create a Stratigraphy Diagram

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 2, kids create stratigraphy diagrams based on the years of their lives.

  • Create a Shadow Puppet

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, students construct an Indonesian shadow puppet and perform a puppet show.

  • Listen to Gamelan Music

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, kids record and evaluate their observations of Gamelan musicians and music.

  • Play the Game “Semut, Orang, Gajah”

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 3, students play the Indonesian version of Rock, Paper, Scissors.

  • Learn It, Teach It: Historical Figures

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids learn about the biographies of historical figures important to Ecuador.

  • Create a Graph of City Elevations

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids find the elevation data for different capital cities and create a graph.

  • Map Quest: Latitude and Longitude

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 4, kids learn about latitude and longitude by mapping the locations Carmen visits.

  • Learn It, Teach It: Dutch Artists

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids research Dutch artist and share their findings with a multimedia presentation.

  • Virtual Field Trip: Rijksmuseum

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids take a virtual trip to Rijksmuseum and admire the beautiful art.

  • Create an Art “Forgery”

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 5, kids replicate famous works of art, creating their own “forgery.”

  • Write an Opera

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 6, kids create a detailed opera scene.

  • Create Animal Trading Cards

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 6, kids create trading cards of animals from the Australian Outback.

  • Virtual Field Trip: Uluru-Kata Tjuta Park

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 6, kids take a virtual field trip to explore Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in Australia.

  • Create a “Missing” Poster for Artifacts

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 7, kids create “missing” posters for the Magna Carta and other items that VILE has stolen.

  • Map Quest: Journey across India

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 7, kids estimate the distance and time it would take to travel between places.

  • Create a Timeline of Democracy

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 7, kids design a timeline of important events in the spread of democratic ideals.

  • Make a Brochure of San Francisco

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids create a tour through San Francisco and describe each stop.

  • Write About Helping Others

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids write an essay describing how they can help others.

  • Create a Stamp

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids design a stamp that depicts an important person, place, or thing from their local community.

  • Map Quest: Find the Perfect Hideout

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids try to locate places in the world that would make good hideouts.

  • Write a Journal Entry

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids write a journal entry about Carmen’s next adventures.

  • Create a Word Collage

    Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 9, kids make a collage of English words that come from French.

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