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Students will use their research and letter-writing skills to make a difference for children in need in their communities.
Students will read informational text to develop empathy for those in need.
Students will use humor and creativity to build literacy skills and prepare for the Joke-Ha-Thon!
Build empathy, strengthen classroom community, and celebrate your students’ acts of kindness! Includes routines, nomination form, certificate, and editable 8.5x11” poster.
Share this letter and routine with parents and guardians to encourage kindness and empathy practice at home.
Use this classroom-sized poster with the Everyday Heroes routine. It’s sized at 15.5x20.75”, perfect for posting on a wall or bulletin board.
Use this background with the Everyday Heroes classroom routine as an added bonus for your weekly hero. Right-click on the image to save it, then upload to Zoom!
Students can read stories of real children impacted by poverty in the U.S. and around the world, and learn how organizations supported by Red Nose Day are helping.
Our flexible program is tied to key learning moments throughout the year. Use this overview to help you plan!
All of the Red Nose Day in School lesson plans, routines, and downloads, bundled into one.
Between April Fool’s Day and Red Nose Day on May 27, students will use the power of laughter to raise money to support children living in poverty — and raise some spirits, too!
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Our videos help students understand the different issues children in poverty face, both in the United States and around the world. They also educate students about the types of programs Red Nose Day funds that help meet both the short and long-term needs of these children, ensuring that they're safe, healthy, educated, and empowered.
Please note, some of these videos may feature sensitive content for certain age groups. We encourage you to review them before you share with your students.
Watch a sample of the videos below, or check out 15+ videos on the Red Nose Day in School video playlist on YouTube.
RND in School Videos
Talking about racial identity and bias with children means acknowledging what children already know: people are different, and the world is not colorblind.
At Red Nose Day, we believe that part of building empathy is nurturing spaces that honor diversity and inclusion, and foster belonging. Conversations about race and identity can be difficult, but these resources can help build a safe, open, and accepting classroom and school community where students can explore their identities and learn to understand, respect, and celebrate their differences.
These lessons help K-5 students develop their racial or ethnic identities in a safe and open class environment. Children will build understanding through art, poetry, family interviews, and class conversation starters to build community. Each lesson offers guidance for teachers.
Reprinted with permission of Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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