Saturday, November 16, 2013

My Family is Not Like Yours. Celebrating Family Diversity.

Read: “Mixed Blessing; A Children’s Book About a Multi-Racial Family” by Marsha Cosman and Kyra Kendall

We have created two versions of this rhyme, to illustrate different types of families, Please feel free to edit the poem to suit your students needs.


Materials needed: construction paper, paint, scissors, glue, small picture of the child.

Directions: Have the children make a hand print on a piece of construction paper. Write the title at the top saying, "NAME’s Family” Cut out feathers. Have the children write the name of each person in their family on a feather and glue to the hand. Glue the child’s picture to the thumb (head of the hand turkey).

Related online training:
Assessing Child Care Programs (2 hours / .2 CEU)
Tuition:  $21.00
In-Service Training Course Code:  ECE 0302
CDA Competency: Effective Program Operation [2 hours / .2 CEU]
Washington Core Competency:  Content Area 7 - Program Planning & Development  [2 hours]
Oregon Core Body of Knowledge: Program Management [2 hours]

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