Harmony Day Activities
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Searching for Harmony Day classroom activities? Look nowhere else! On March 21st, celebrate diversity and tolerance in the classroom with the help of our entertaining kid-friendly teaching resources. If you want to create a peaceful environment where everyone belongs and feels accepted, download our word searches, acrostic poems, flip writing books, display packs, and more.
What is Harmony Day?
Hey everyone! In this post, I want to talk about a special day that we celebrate in the primary classroom – Harmony Day. Harmony Day is all about promoting inclusivity, diversity, and acceptance in our communities, both at school and beyond. It’s a day to celebrate the fact that everyone belongs, no matter who they are, where they come from, or what they believe in.
So, how can we join in the celebrations of Harmony Day in the primary classroom? Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Start by explaining to your students what Harmony Day is all about: everyone belongs, diversity, acceptance, and inclusivity. You could do this through a whole-class discussion, a reading activity.
- Consider some imaginative activities with a Harmony Day theme! Word searches, acrostic poetry, and display packs are just a few of the many tools available to you. The Australian Government’s website has all the Harmony Day tools you need to make your classroom celebrations a success, so I highly recommend checking them out.
- Ask your children to bring an item that symbolises their own culture or background, such as a family photo, a meal from their homeland, or a piece of clothing. This is a wonderful method to recognise diversity and teach pupils more about one another’s origin stories.
By commemorating Harmony Day in your classroom, you can teach your students about the importance of tolerance, acceptance, and diversity. By respecting these values, we can create a more tranquil and respectful atmosphere both at school and in the wider community.
Download the Harmony Day Teaching Resources to get started!
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