Foster self-esteem by inviting children to make self-portraits. Give each child a paper plate, yarn, and crayons. Encourage children to draw their faces, then add yarn for hair. Remember to stress each child's unique and special features.
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Sue LaBella, Education World's former early childhood editor, is a former teacher who loves writing activities and poems for young children. She lives in Connecticut with her family and her bulldog named Daisy.
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