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Harmony Day

Our Harmony Day craft ideas help gain a better understanding of the many different people who call Australia home!

Harmony Day People Chain

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Harmony Day is a day for cultural recognition and respect for all people who call Australia their home. Create a culturally diverse people chain this Harmony Day and gain a better understanding of the many different people who share our beautiful country. 

  • Create a skin tone colour by mixing a touch of brown paint into white paint. Add more brown paint to create a darker complexion.
  • Step 1Paint your paper person a skin tone colour of your choice. Allow to dry.
  • Step 2Pop all of the paper body parts from their packaging.
  • Step 3Punch holes in the tops of the arms and legs and on the shoulders and hips.
  • Step 4Join the limbs to the body using paper fasteners.
  • Step 5Continue this process and create lots of different bodies.
  • Step 6Using an assembled paper body as a template, create clothing from felt. You can create any clothes you like, just attach your felt to the cardboard with glue.
  • Step 7Add extra decoration using foam stickers and CleverGlitz™
  • Step 8Create hair for your paper people using felt or yarn. Attach with glue.
  • Step 9Add a face to each of your paper people. Use a marker to draw on a mouth and add some wiggle eyes. Attach with glue.
  • Step 10To string your paper people together, punch a hole in their hands and join with a paper fastener. Repeat this process with all of your paper people to join them all.

Materials used in this activity

Felt Bundles - Squares
Optional
Product Code: 10785 Pack of 100
EACH $43.99 (inc GST) $39.99 (ex GST)
3 or more $30.79 (inc GST) $27.99 (ex GST)          
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Paper Fasteners
Optional
Product Code: 11243 Pack of 100
EACH $4.39 (inc GST) $3.99 (ex GST)
5 or more $3.29 (inc GST) $2.99 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 11311 100g
EACH $5.23 (inc GST) $4.75 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Glitter Glue - 35g
Optional
Product Code: 11541 Pack of 24
EACH $21.99 (inc GST) $19.99 (ex GST)
5 or more $16.49 (inc GST) $14.99 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 14225 Pack of 100
EACH $87.99 (inc GST) $79.99 (ex GST)
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Cardboard Dancing People - White
Optional
Product Code: 14897 Pack of 20
EACH $13.19 (inc GST) $11.99 (ex GST)
5 to 9 $9.89 (inc GST) $8.99 (ex GST) 10 or more $8.79 (inc GST) $7.99 (ex GST)
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CleverPatch Junior Artist Paint - 500ml
Optional
Product Code: 15800 Set of 11 colours
EACH $86.88 (inc GST) $78.98 (ex GST)
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Product Code: 17137 100g
EACH $5.23 (inc GST) $4.75 (ex GST)
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Foam Geometric Stickers
Optional
Product Code: 17665 Pack of 600
EACH $9.89 (inc GST) $8.99 (ex GST)
5 or more $7.69 (inc GST) $6.99 (ex GST)          
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