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Welcome to First Grade! 

Miss Collins' First Grade Class

Elementary School

2017-2018

Topic of the Week: Diversity

This week's theme is Diversity. Two ways we expressed and opened up discussion about diversity in our classroom today was by reading the book Ganesha's Sweet Tooth by Emily Haynes and by doing an art project with skin tones.

Ways you can adress diversity at home: 

Here are some ways you can incorporate coversations about diversity at home:

-check out books from the library about diversity

-when playing house with your child bring up the concept of two dads or two moms

-if you know ant bi-racial families or blended families, talk with your child about how they feel about that

-encourage the notion that things aren't weird or bad, just different