These free multicultural faces printables are great for an ‘all about me’ topic, a Black History Month activity or if you are exploring ideas about identity and diversity. Print the play dough mats and learn through play!
Multicultural faces printables play dough play mats
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These multi-cultural faces printables provide a simple, blank person shape which you can use with play dough and loose parts to explore ideas of:
:: how we look – celebrating all appearances and styles
:: how we could look – when only imagination is your limit!
:: how other people look – perhaps by working in pairs to create play dough portraits of each other
How to use this printable play dough mat
You can print as many copies of the play mat as you need for your family, group or class.
You might like to laminate the printable so you can use it time and time again.
:: these printable play mats are an excellent ‘spark’ for imaginative play, providing a play-prompt which children can then develop in their own way
:: play dough is an excellent fine-motor skill activity, helping to develop dexterity and hand strength
:: children can play solo, making these a great quiet-time activity, or in pairs or small groups, building teamwork skills and helping children learn to collaborate and co-operate
Extra resources for ‘all about me’ learning
Are you looking for ‘all about me’ resources or activities about identity and diversity?
Try these ideas:
Download your ready-made Black History Month Unit
February is the month Black History is remembered and celebrated in the US, and for the UK it’s October. Download your copy of the Play Academy’s ready-made Black History Month Unit and you’ll be ready to lead a set of engaging Black History Month activities with your children. In these Black History month lesson plans your children can:
:: learn about Black History Month: what it is and why it is important
:: explore identity and make multicultural faces
:: learn about Rosa Parks and make their own ‘bus book’
:: learn about the art of the Gee’s Bend Quilters and make their own quilt project
:: learn about Esther Malangu and try their own designs inspired by south African art
Bonus Black History Month thematic unit printables
The Play Academy’s thematic units come with practical printables that make the lessons more engaging for your children and easier for you to teach.
No need to go searching for printables to accompany your lessons, they’re all included when you download your chosen unit.
In this Black History Month Unit you’ll receive these bonus printables:
:: make-your-own Rosa Parks Bus Book printable
:: Multicultural Faces play dough mats
How to download this Black History Month thematic unit
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