Butterflies – Inspiring Program That Works with Children In Need

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Butterflies is a wonderful program in India that works with kids in need. The program contains four shelters and 12 educational centers for kids. The program helps 1,000 children in New Delhi and is democratic, meaning it allow kids to be involved in decision-making.

This video show the Butterflies program in action!

Additional Resources:

  • Here is an article that gives more information about the amazing Butterflies program. 
  • Here is another article about the program.

Topics for Discussion:

  • What does it mean for the Butterflies program to be democratic?
  • What do you think might have happened to some of the kids in need if not for the Butterflies program? 

Take Action:

  • Visit the Butterflies program website to learn how you can get involved in helping this amazing school!
  • Visit the website for the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth to learn how you can help educate American homeless kids.

Teacher Features:

  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for elementary school students.
  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for middle school students.

 

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