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Welcome to Red Nose Day in School

Providing resources to help students understand the issue of child poverty, develop empathy, and inspire them to create positive change — one nose at a time.

Lesson Plans & More

Inspire your students to be Everyday Heroes in their class and community, and develop empathy in the classroom all year long.

Join us for learning, fun and action!

 
Developed in collaboration with:
Scholastic
 Appropriate for grades 2 - 5
 

New Lesson Plans

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    Literacy & Humor 

    Harness the power of humor to build literacy skills while exploring how comedy and creativity can make a difference. Pair with the Red Nose Day Joke-Ha-Thon fundraising campaign to make a difference with comedy!

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JokeHaThon Teaser

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    Join the Joke-Ha-Thon

    For Red Nose Day, kids will tell and sell their best jokes to raise some laughs and life-changing cash for children in need. Just let Kate McKinnon show you how.

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Check out  our full suite of classroom resources: 

Empathy Through Reading Lesson

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Grades 2 - 5

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Writing for Social Action lesson plan

Lesson

Grades 2 - 5

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Classroom Routines to Build Empathy

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Grades 2 - 5

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Classroom Poster

Interactive Poster

Grades 2 - 5

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Your Everyday Heroes Classroom Activity includes:

  • Classroom routines designed for developing empathy

  • Lessons to foster perspective-taking, writing, speaking, and listening skills

  • Calendar to help incorporate empathy & action throughout the year

  • Nomination form & award certificate for the Everyday Hero of the Week activity

  • Everyday Hero of the Week Classroom Poster (print size 11" x 17" or larger)