"Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars" - MLK
Living in a country that is so rich in multiple cultures, its vital that we offer our kids an opportunity to see the reality of the world, experience the different cultures, and celebrate the beauty in our differences.
- Use 4 sheets of paper, any type of paper will do
- Label each page with one of the following:
- "I Have a Dream"
- "I Can be Kind By"
- " I Can Make a Difference By"
- "MLK Taught Me That"
- Have your child write 5-10 sentences below each topic. If your child doesn't write, have them tell you and you can write it down for them
- Use a hole puncher to punch a hole in the corner of each paper
- Use yarn or ribbon to thread the pages together by using the holes in the corners of the sheet
- Hang and display proudly
Here is an example by playdoughplato
Other Activist Ideas:
- Chalk your Sidewalks with Words of Love and Protest
- Write a letter to the President about what you would like the President to understand about Racism and what to do about it
- Find Black-Owned Businesses in your community to support
"The time is always right to do what is right." - MLK
Let today be a reminder of conversations that should be a part of our daily lives. One day at a time, one word at a time, one person at a time, one action at a time will compound and make the difference of a lifetime.