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Educators, Use These Free Lesson Plans for Kindness Projects

We want to help you engage students to participate in our new Kindness Theme so we’re offering many resources to help you and your students to get creative, including the following lesson plans! FREE Kindness Lesson Plans: All six plans contain many resource links and teaching strategies appropriate for various age levels and can be …

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Help Us Welcome Our Newest Volunteer

During this holiday season, we usually make time to connect. We engage with family and friends and our greater community…talking, sharing, giving and loving. This is an ideal time to introduce you to a young man who has chosen to connect with the Interdependence Hexagon Project as a volunteer. He is generously offering his time …

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Nepalese students celebrate hexagon art project

Students of Nepal Use Art to Connect During Time of Shutdown; Celebrate Hexagon Project

Because of shut-downs due to COVID-19, students in the Butwal area of Nepal did not participate in our international project, but these students from 15 different schools did participate in 2020-21 with the relevant and hopeful theme of “Defeating COVID” both remotely and when they returned to school. Sangita Bhattarai, formerly a counselor at the …

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Fall 2021 Newsletter

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus With each season we grow more and more hopeful about what lies ahead. We are so glad that in 2021 we’ve been able to reconnect with people in person. While it is still important to keep safety at the top of our …

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Promoting the Kindness We All Need

The Interdependence Hexagon Project announces its theme of Kindness for 2022. Let’s connect through gentle words and art that brings hope.

The 2021 Gallery of Recognized Hexagons

Please enjoy our 60 hexagons selected for excellence and focus on themes. They span four age levels and four theme categories: Diversity/Equity, Technology and Social Justice and Interdependence Themes. Explore the well-crafted and heartfelt expressiveness from students and communities from five continents, seven countries and many states. To view all of the 2021 hexagons, click …

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2021 Hexagons Help Incarcerated Youth Express Emotions And Heal Amid Difficult Time

Art educator, Jada Kadry teaches in Cairo, Eqypt and volunteers in a prison for adjudicated youth.  This year, there was a devastating fire at this prison.  She presented the Hexagon Project at the prison, working with 15 young men to bring out their feelings and emotions onto our hexagonal canvas. She describes the experience as …

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2021 Exhibition opens with Fiber Art

A unique fiberwork installation will be featured in the 2021 Interdependence Hexagon Project Eastern Regional Exhibition. A practicing fibers artist for over 50 years, Jackie Thomas, ABD has created the installation, along with several others from the Pennsylvania Art Education Association. The work consisting of nine interconnected hexagons will be on display at The Garden …

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