Activity Introduction

Imagine a world where people are valued equally, wherever they come from. Wouldn’t you want to live there? Explore what this world might look like.

This is a good activity for kids to complete independently.

Ideal for: Upper Primary Ages 7 -12

Themes:

  • be creative 
  • think and connect 

Time required: 30 minutes

Curriculum connections: Visual Arts, Health and Physical Education, Literacy, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding

Tips for Parents and Carers

Dignity is the belief that our basic humanity is shared with every other person on this planet. Before completing this task you might like to read the Dignity Definition factsheet from Global Dignity.

Lesson & Curriculum Details

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Resources Required

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Worksheets

Student Worksheet

A World I'd Like To See - Activity Instructions

Imagine a world where people are valued equally, wherever they come from. Wouldn’t you want to live there? Explore what this world might look like.

Part A: Researching

Step 1. Prepare yourself with some background knowledge by watching these videos, and filling in the table:

Watch

I feel

I wonder

Dignity




Right to Play




Letter from a Refugee 




Part B: Designing

Step 1. Use what you’ve thought about in Part A to complete the worksheet Envisioning Dignity Worksheet:

  • What type of life would you want and how would you like to be treated? 
  • How would you want people to treat each other?

Don’t forget to use the topics at the top of your worksheet as prompts.

Step 2. Create a visual interpretation of what this world would look like. You could label the elements as you include them, or write your own artistic statement explaining your choices.

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