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Language and Communication Self other awareness - appearance  This resource has been viewed by a moderator.


To describe themselves and others in terms of appearance

Early years skill:not specified
Early years typical range:not specified
P-scales/Nat. Curriculum skill:PSHE and Citizenship
P-scales/Nat. Curriculum level:L1
TAP skill:Social Skills
TAP level:TAP60
Section:Primary (5-11yrs) info

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Making friends

Work sheet for each child - on the right hand side, there should be space to stick the picture, on the left, a cloze procedure passage saying:

'My name is ___________

I am ___ years old

I have ____ eyes

I have ____skin

I have ____ hair

I like_________________

I am good at __________

My friend is called ______'

Printouts of body, hair, clothes etc from



Mirror (optional)

1. Print out bodies, hair and clothes from the website - make sure you have the bodies and hair available to allow each child to make a reasonably accurate representation of themselves.

2. Help the children make a picture of themselves using pictures from the website.

3. Add to the pictures to the sheet and help the children fill in the blanks.

4. Ask each child feed back to group.

5. Have a brief discussion of valuing everyone irrespective of colour, looks etc.


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