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Mindful Storytime: Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos By Monica Brown

Frida Kahlo is a celebrated resilient female artist representing Mexican and Indigenous culture. The story highlights her spirited childlike creativity, understanding nature towards animals and her ability to persevere through sickness, hardship and being different from the other young children in town. Frida dealt with many difficulties in her life but she was able to transform the pain into joy through art, creativity, imagination and playing with her diverse group of animal friends! 1. Click the link to listen to the story, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos by Monica Brown. 2. Click add and complete your Mindful Journal pages. 3. Page 1-4: Press play and listen to the questions and answers. Then use the pencil to circle the best answer. 4. Page 5: Press play and follow along to the Mindful Moment visualization. Also check out Frida's animal house! 5. Page 6: You can create your own animal house using paper, crayons, colored pencils or markers and take a :pic: OR use the Seesaw tools drawing background shapes to create an animal house directly on your mindful journal. 6. When you have finished all 6 pages, click check to submit!

Other, English Language Arts, Reading, Social Emotional Learning
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The more achievements, stories and lives of women, both past and present, are acknowledged and celebrated, the prouder we all become of living, loving, thinking and being like the incredible girls and women we are and are fortunate to know. This story encourages kids of all genders to believe in their ideas, talent, creativity, ability to grow and learn, and, above all, to never give up.