Programme Ideas for Children's Groups to Help Them Grow in a Multi-Racial Community
Publisher: Urban Alliance on Race Relations, Toronto, Canada
Year Published: 1980
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX2118
Abstract: As outlined in the Forward, this is "an activity book for children which would educate them to the positive aspects of a multi-racial community". It is designed primarily for use with eight to twelve year old children.
The book begins with a programme manual which explains how to use Growing Together. The topics covered are an introduction to multiculturalism, similarities people share, history and contributions, the immigrant experience, life styles, prejudice and festivals. Each topic has activities, books, films and other resources listed.
Section II is on History and Contributions, dealing with three communities, the Blacks, the Chinese and East Indians, Section III is the activities section, including readings, role plays, games, songs, foods, crafts and festivals. Section IV lists printed and audio-visual resources along with resource centers.