Sum of All Parts!
- Educate participants on
the thin ideal and how it can be detrimental to our overall body image,
confidence and self-esteem.
- Encourage participants
to identify parts of their bodies that they like, are proud of or are
happy with for what it allows them to do.
- Promote the pursuit of
- Help participants
realize that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes and that healthy looks
different for everyone.
- Sharpies or dark pens
- Large piece of butcher
- Wristbands to give out
- Anything else you can
Event Set Up and Implementation:
- Set up the table in a
place that has a heavy traffic flow.
- With a dark marker,
trace an outline of a person(s) with butcher paper.
- Hang the piece of
butcher paper up. Have people write on the butcher paper one thing that
they like about their bodies from a personal appearance perspective and/or
one thing they like that their body allows them to do (hug someone, dance,
play piano, run, etc.).
- Explain PEDAW, the
wristbands, and what it’s all about.
- Be creative with how
you want to implement this!
- Take pictures of event
and send to Amy to post on up on PEDAW blog!