Connect with your classmates while displaying pride in your diversity!
Discuss these questions: What is a community? How is a classroom of students and teachers a small community? What makes each of us unique? What do we have in common that joins us together?
Work with partners to trace your handprints on paper with Crayola Multicultural Crayons. Select a matching skin color for each of your hands. Use Crayola Crayons to write your name on the palm of the hand in a favorite color.
Write something special about you on each paper finger and thumb in a different color. You might list your best-loved activity, preferred animal, yummiest food, something you’re good at, or a word that describes your best quality.
Shade around the words with a Crayola Multicultural Crayon that matches your skin color. Cut out your paper hand.
Spread newspaper on your art area. Choose a Crayola Tempera Mixing Medium to brush over your hand to give it a pearl, glitter, or textured effect. Air-dry.
Explain to your classmates why you chose the words on your hand. Look for unique choices and common characteristics. Glue everyone’s hands on a long ribbon. Air-dry.
Display in the classroom or hallway as a reminder of your uniquely diverse class!
Words count! Discover the power of words in poetry such as Maya Angelou’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me. Then create a change
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Work together to agree on a set of rules for the classroom, school cafeteria, and playground. Write and illustrate rule
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