Tapestry of Faith: World of Wonder: A Program on the Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism for Grades K-1

Alternate Activity 3: Kids Make a Difference Video

Part of World of Wonder

Activity time: 15 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Computer with Internet access and a large monitor or a digital projector

Preparation for Activity

  • Test equipment. Preview videos you plan to show the group. Set up monitor or projector/screen so all participants can view the video.

Description of Activity

View a YouTube video (5:19) about Cole Rasenberger, an eight-year-old who protested fast food chains' wasteful packaging. Find more stories; see the Treehugger website piece, "Six Child Environmentalists That Have Already Changed the World."

If you have time, navigate to the Barron Prize website. The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, founded by author T. A. Barron in honor of his mother, celebrates outstanding young leaders. Each year the Barron Prize honors 25 inspiring young people who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet.