Native American Empowerment Pebbles - “Children need to be together in nature, so they can learn to respect, accept and understand each other better. Native American Indians have something important to teach about respect for the earth and all our relations that live here.” Erma Bearstops, Lakota Elder.
My son had a blast using these stones as a jumping off point to tell his own tales! Native Americans often used symbols to tell stories. Some symbols looked just like the concepts or objects they represented and others were more abstract. My son and I went to a Native American tribe's website to look up symbols so that we could make our own (super simple!) storytelling stones.
This Tepee Village Craft is an easy and fun way to learn about Native American Culture! This collage is made with simple materials found around the house! Perfect for reinforcing the triangle shape, too!