Pink Shirt Day Activity

By February 28, 2018Parkland Players

Today is pink shirt day! We are loving all the different pink shirts students and staff are wearing and so we thought we would share this fun activity for pink shirt day in order to raise awareness about anti-bullying.

Pink Shirt Day

Wednesday February 28th 2018

What is it?

Pink Shirt Day is a day in which children and staff in educational settings wear pink in order to raise awareness about bullying and spread anti-bullying messages and positivity among their communities.

Discussion Topics

Talk about what bullying is. How do we stop bullying? How do we stand up?

This video will help with understanding where pink shirt day comes from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjmf3I1_ZhU

Name of Activity: Design a Pink Shirt

Curriculum Area: Social/Emotional

Developmental Goal/Activity Objective: To learn more about bullying, and how to prevent it.

 

Materials Needed:

1.    Templates from source link below

  1. Markers, crayons, etc.

Procedures/Strategies: (how to present activity and what children will do)

  1. Using the templates at the link below, have children design pink-shirt day t-shirts. It really is that simple!
  2. Older children may also write a poem using the prompts at the source site.

Guidance and Safety Considerations

Be sure that all discussions of bullying are sensitive to children in the room who may have been bullied.

 

Source: http://www.rundesroom.com/2013/02/think-pink-national-pink-shirt-day.html