Character collages

An activity to encourage students to discover their abilities

Group exercise for children aged 6-14 years to raise their awareness of their capabilities and attributes.

Piloted in Riga Secondary School number 64

How this resource relates to Shaping Characters objectives

  • Attitudes and attributes
  • Education techniques
  • Innovative approach

Actual outcomes

Expected outcome:

► to reflect critically the experience in order to learn more profoundly about oneself.

► to admit one’s strengths and weaknesses.

Resources required

·         A wide range of the cut materials as regards the colours and texture (ribbons, yarn, tissue-paper, felt, pieces of different fabric, magazines, newspapers, etc.)

·         Scissors

·         Glue

How was it funded?

Through core education funding

Time needed

Hour of preparation, hour to deliver.

What could have been done differently or is planned for future repeats?

Wider range of magazines and potential pictures

How was or could the project be sustained?

With the whole school approach

Links to related resource files

Contact information

ilze.spunde@riga.lv