March 8th is International Women’s Day. Here at Collage we believe equality is spread through education and that through representation and celebration of women we can inspire change, understanding and respect.
This video explains the history of international women’s day.
To celebrate this very important day, we would like to talk about some inspiring women that we admire. Can you find their names?
You can download the pdf to print it and/or see the answers here:
And why are these women so important? What have they done?
Let's find out! Click HERE to play a quiz game abou these amazing women.
We would like to propose an art activity based on one of the women we’ve mentioned today - Frida Kahlo. We already know that she is known for drawing self portraits (images of herself). And she would often incorporate images of things that were important to her, that shaped her identity. Such as this piece:
In order to celebrate ourselves today, we would like to invite you to draw a self portrait of yourself surrounded by the things that make you who you are. The things that you think make you special, strong and unique! For people who do not see themselves as women, we invite you to draw a self portrait of yourself surrounded by all the important women in your life or the elements that you admire in them!
If you are not sure about how to draw a self portrait, this video might help you:
Please feel free to send us the results, we would love to see your work and celebrate with you!
And finally, here’s a link to the stories of the book “Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls” read out loud. It’s an inspiring book that tells the story of many women we admire. Enjoy!