Children explore cultural diversity by thinking about how colours make the world a more interesting place. In particular, they explore the differences between skin, hair and eye colours. Based on this, children will create a self-portrait to share as part of Harmony Week celebrations.
Lesson guides and printables
Learning Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
1.3 Children develop knowledgeable and confident self identities
1.4 Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect
Learning Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
2.1 Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation
2.2 Children respond to diversity with respect
Learning Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
3.1 Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing
Learning Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners
4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity
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