Subtitle 30+ Creative Projects that Celebrate Diversity and Inspire Change
Description Description Harness the power of creativity to celebrate your community and change the world with Anti-Racist Art Activities for Kids.
Do you think, “I’m just a kid. What can I do to make a difference?” Be an anti-racist artist! Have fun with 38 creative projects that empower you to use your art, actions, and words to create meaningful change
Start your anti-racist art-making journey by defining ideas like race, racism, and anti-racism. Dive into six sections, beginning with self-reflection
before seeking justice
and taking action
! Each section’s theme includes an array of activity choices, including:
Identity – Who you are and what makes you unique.
Explore your identity and create a symbol that represents you.
Culture – Your way of life and honoring what others value about theirs.
Make a textile design inspired by your home and culture.
Community – Connecting to people and places.
Challenge your implicit biases and discover how to draw diverse people.
Empathy – Understanding others and having compassion.
Learn the meaning of equity by solving real-world math problems with art.
Justice – Making a society that is fair for all.
Create a miniature billboard that comments on a social issue.
Activism – Creating change and transforming our communities.
Mail a postcard to a politician that informs them of what you would like to see change.
Other activities include designing a community mural
and organizing people
to make a positive change. As you work through the pages and explore the many parts of being an anti-racist artist, you will learn various art-making skills and engage with different materials such as paint
, and recycled materials
. At the back, a helpful glossary
defines terms that come up in anti-racist discussions, from “activism” to “white supremacy.”
This book is just a starting point, and the possibilities are endless. There is no limit to your imagination and your impact!
Contributors include: Abigail Birhanu, Khadesia Latimer, Paula Liz, Lori Santos, Tamara Slade and Anjali Wells.