Harmony Week

Our Harmony Week (previously known as 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 Squares - Pack of 100
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Product Code: 10785
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4 or more $32.99 (inc GST) $29.99 (ex GST)          
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Paper Fasteners - Pack of 100
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Product Code: 11243
EACH $5.49 (inc GST) $4.99 (ex GST)
12 or more $3.84 (inc GST) $3.49 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 11311
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CleverPatch Glitter Glue - 35g - Pack of 24
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Product Code: 11541
EACH $21.99 (inc GST) $19.99 (ex GST)
4 or more $16.49 (inc GST) $14.99 (ex GST)          
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Cardboard Dancing People - White - Pack of 20
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Product Code: 14897
EACH $14.29 (inc GST) $12.99 (ex GST)
6 or more $10.71 (inc GST) $9.74 (ex GST)          
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Product Code: 17137
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Foam Geometric Stickers - Pack of 600
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Product Code: 17665
EACH $10.99 (inc GST) $9.99 (ex GST)
6 or more $8.24 (inc GST) $7.49 (ex GST)          
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