Topic: Celebrating Uniqueness

Learning Outcomes

This lesson is suitable for Junior/Senior infants and is a lovely lesson on celebrating and embracing our Uniqueness.

It includes a story filled with rhyme that helps students build self esteem while recognising difference in others.

 

Introduction

Get the children to draw a self portrait. Using coloured wool for hair and crayons to highlight the different eye colour etc. We then place the self portraits on the floor using headings of red hair, black hair etc.

Development

Then graph the results on the board for the children to see the results. Sit the children in a circle and read the story Hooray for You! A story that celebrates all the qualities that makes us unique.

Plenary

We conclude the lesson with all the children singing the song Im proud to be me.

 

Other Resources for teaching this topic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rfVUEASWMw

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