Activity:

Craft a ME Pennant

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What You Need:

  • Scrap paper
  • Pencil
  • Felt
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Stickers

 

What You Do:

  1. Invite your child to brainstorm all the things she finds interesting about herself, along with any positive traits she has.
  2. Once your child has finished her list, have her create a sketch of her ideas for the pennant. Encourage her to think about layout and design, encouraging her visual and creative skills.
  3. Now offer her a collection of felt colors and scissors, and invite her to select one color for the background of her pennant. She can cut a long triangle for the base. She can even use a ruler to ensure both sides are even.
  4. Invite her to adorn the pennant with stickers, images and pieces of felt symbolizing some of her favorite things about herself.

Once she’s finished, she can share her finished creation with the whole family, encouraging her self-esteem and confidence!

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