One morning Martin notices how Sylvia looks a little like Momma, and a little like Daddy, and then a little just like herself too. This begins a day of appreciating faces — friend's faces, family faces and faces of people downtown. They notice similarities and differences in every face they see — including the face of a boy in a wheelchair they meet in the grocery store. At first they only notice the differences, but it doesn't take long to discover all the things they have in common.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
How to Use the “Diversity” Stories
The words difference and diversity come from the same Latin root — which is to "turn aside."
Sparkle Kitchen: Open-Faced Sandwiches
Let's make some playful open-faced sandwiches, inspired by the At Home with Martin and Sylvia story "Faces."
Storybox Playlist: In Honor of Martin Luther King — Stories of Civil Rights
Each January 18th here in the US, we honor the memory of the great civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He worked tirelessly during the 1960's to bring change and create equal rights for the African American citizens of this nation. He was and still is a hero to many and for that we honor him this week with stories about civil rights.