Great beginning of the year activity to use with the book 'I like Myself' by Karen Beaumont. Then write have each kid write their sentence on a page, illustrate and bind them to make a class book. Next book..."I like..."
Our kids need inclusive children's books — here are 12
Through a little girl's quest to paint a picture of herself, Lena and her mother take a walk through their neighborhood to understand that skin color comes in all sorts of shades. As Lena and her mother compare each person's skin color to food such as honey, cinnamon and more, diversity is put in a perspective even small children can grasp. The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
Karen Nicol: I use all techniques and any materials, whatever suits what I am trying to say and everything used is with the utmost irreverence. I suppose my ‘chosen technique’ is loosely to push the manipulation of materials and stitch as far as I can. I was fortunate enough to be taught all the traditional techniques from ‘aemilia ars’ to ‘trapunto’ and beyond and think they are all the most brilliant vocabulary to then explore, explode and develop.
THIS IS A FUN SET THAT I NEVER PLAYED WITH ALL YEAR - SO I WAS HAPPY TO SEE IT IN THE NEW CATTY, SO AT LEAST I WILL GET A CHANCE TO PLAY WITH IT. :) IT WENT WELL WITH VICKI'S COLORS THIS WEEK - AND I WAS STRUGGLING OVER PUTTING A CLASS TOGETHER AND NEEDED TO MAKE A QUICK CARD WITH NO COLORING SO THIS WORKED!! HAPPY TUESDAY EVERYONE!!