IGG INTEREST BADGE Guide Cultural Diversity option 01

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Through games or activities, explore the concept of identity. (Idenity Tshirts)


One piece of A1 flipchart paper per girl,
colouring pens


Aim of Badge To develop an awareness and appreciation of cultures other than your own

This Badge has 6 options of which 6 must be completed
PREPARATION: Create a simple t-shirt and model it for the girls
• Give everyone a piece of flip chart paper. Tell them to fold it in half and cut out a semicircle at the top so they can put it over their heads and wear it like a t-shirt. You can use the stapler to fasten the t-shirts on under their arms.

• Ask the girls to think about what other people in the group know about them immediately after meeting them e.g. gender, type of clothes they wear, physical characteristics. Tell them to write or illustrate these aspects of their identity on the front of their T-shirts.

• Ask the girls to draw or write on the back of their T-shirts all the aspects of their identity/personality which require deeper interaction to be discovered e.g. their interests, beliefs, behaviour etc.

• Ask the girls to wear their t-shirts back to front. They then walk around the room and exchange 3 pieces of information about their identity which are not immediately obvious to the girls they meet. Continue until everyone has interacted with 2 or 3 people.

IGG Outreach Pack 2008
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  • culture
  • Identity
  • IGG
  • interest badge

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