The Merlin Program June

Theme: Pride

Identity

June 1- June 4

Activity 1: What’s your favorite outfit?

Draw a picture of you in your favorite outfit! Why is that your favorite outfit? Write a couple sentences or talk to someone about it.

Activity 2: Julian is a Mermaid

Read book together and talk about it!

Materials: Video

Activity 3: I Am Enough

Read book together and talk about it!

Materials: Video


Activity 4: What Makes You Special!?

Watch “What Makes You Special” and talk about unique things about yourself!

Materials: Video

Family

June 7 – June 11

Activity 1: Family Photo

Show and Tell about your family! Use a family photo to write about or tell about family. How many siblings do you have? What are their names? Do you have a Mom and/or Dad? Or maybe 2 Moms and 2 Dad? Draw a picture of your family.

Activity 2: And Tango Makes Three

Read book together and talk about it!

Materials: Video

Activity 3: LBGTQ+ Family

Watch “I have Two Moms” video talk about it together. How is your family different? How is your family the same?

Materials: Video


Activity 4: LBGTQ+ Family

Watch “All Kinds of Families” video and talk about it together. Describe some of the families you saw. What do they look like?

Materials: Video

Intersectionality

June 14 – June 18

Activity 1: Intro To Intersectionality

Watch “Intro to Intersectionality” video and talk about it together.

Materials: Video

Activity 2: Pink is for Boys

Read book together and talk about it!

Materials: Video

Activity 3: Venn Diagram of Interests/Likes/Dislikes

Venn Diagram to compare and contrast with family members:

  • Shared interests
  • Independent interests
  • What makes you different
  • What makes you the same

Materials: Worksheet


Activity 4: Intersection Allies

Read book together and talk about it!

Materials: Video

Allyship

June 21 – June 25

Activity 1: 3 Ways to be a Good Ally

Watch “3 Ways to be a Good Ally” video: How can you be a good ally?

Materials: Video

Activity 2: Kindness is a Muscle

Watch “Kindness is a Muscle” video: What are some ways you should use kindness each day? Write, draw, or tell about it.

Materials: Video

Activity 3: Color the Pride Flag

Watch a kid-friendly video of the history of the pride flag. Then color the pride flag by number!

Materials: Worksheet

Activity 4: Marlon Bondo

Read book together and talk about it!

Materials: Video