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Down Syndrome Awareness(World Down Syndrome Day)

Kelsey Mango
Grade Levels
PreK - 2nd
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54 pages
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This is a useful resource for teaching elementary students about Down syndrome, friendship, and acceptance. This can be applied in October (Down syndrome Awareness Month) or on March 21st for World Down Syndrome Day (3/21 which represents three copies of the 21st chromosome). Although those specific dates are perfect times to talk about Down syndrome, these activities and lessons can be implemented any day of the year, because it focuses on important topics covered a lot in school (inclusion, acceptance, being different, making connections, bullying, and communication).

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This document includes:

Awareness Ribbon Writing Paper.

World Down syndrome Day coloring page.

Informational Posters about DS.

Down Syndrome Mini Book.

Down Syndrome Discussion Cards.

List of Extra Video and Book Resources. Along with a list of additional resources for you to use, there are video and book review worksheets for students to fill out after watching/reading about DS.

Random Act of Kindness Activity. This pay-it-forward activity gives students the opportunity to do a selfless act for someone else.

Making Connections Activity. Students will learn more about their classmates and the connections they share. Differentiated options of these worksheets are provided.

"Understanding Speech and Fine Motor. Engaging activities that demonstrate difficulties individuals with Down syndrome may face in those areas.

Rock Your Socks Activity. Rock Your Socks is a world-wide event that takes place on World Down Syndrome Day (3/21 , which represents three copies of the 21st chromosome) to spread awareness for individuals with Down syndrome. It is a fun event where people get to wear bright, mismatched socks to show their support. An explanation of this event is provided, with a note to send home if you wish to have your class participate. There is also an activity provided that ties in with this event. This activity demonstrates the beauty in us all being different and unique. Students will decorate their own sock template (two differentiated worksheets are provided) to describe themselves. When finished, students can look around and see the differences in the socks, but also pick out some similarities too.


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Autism Awareness Activities

Write The Room (about our differences and similarities)


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