Written by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley and illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Pre Reading Questions
Post Reading Questions
Overview: In the books, Bippity Bop Barbershop and Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut the characters celebrate themselves and their confidence. It is important to love yourself for who you are and to celebrate yourself for feeling good! In this activity, you will make a self-portrait out of paper and yarn of beautiful, self-confident, you! You matter and are enough just how you are.
Duration: 40 minutes (for staff: 5 pre-activity set up, 10-minute prep)
● 5 minutes: Introduce the activity using the book and examples
● 25 minutes: Student makes self out of paper, yarn, beads etc.
● 5 minutes: clean up
● 5 minutes: Reflect