# Acceptance of diversity
Recommended ages: 0-6+
Film : “Zebra”
Script, design, animation : Julia Ocker
Ages : 0-6 years, 6-11 years
Advantages: Short film (less than 3 minutes) Fun, Musical and wordless. Graphics: humor is based on design
Issues: Love your body. Acceptance of disputes. Self-esteem. Integration in the group.
- Who's the hero of this story?
- What's wrong with him?" [As he walks, he falls on a tree]
- What's the problem? [Loses his stripes: he no longer recognizes himself as he was]
- Why is that a problem for the zebra? [Wants to recover what it was before the shock]
"What's he doing then?" [Hits the tree again to retrieve its stripes]
- How do you think the zebra feels?
[ Surprised by jher changes
Frustrated at not succeeding
He was worried he couldn't find his stripes.
Afraid of his original appearance]
- When the zebra meets the other zebras, what's it afraid of? [Rejection, derision]
- How do the other zebras find him [pleasant, beautiful, impressive, original]
- How do zebras show it they accept him? [Applause with their ears, approaching him]
- And in the end, how does our hero feel? Is he ashamed or worried about his difference? [No, he's proud of himself and full of joy]
- And you, there are times when you feel a little like this zebra: different?
- How do you sometimes feel a little different?
- Are there times when you're mad at yourself, like that zebra?
- Tell me about a time when you were afraid the team wouldn't accept you?
- Tell me about a time when you felt proud of yourself.
- Who once took the step of accepting you, loving you as you are?"
- Have you ever accepted someone different near you?
- How did you reassure him, integrate him?
-Provide children with the shape of a zebra, without stripes
-From multiple graphic prints (black and white), you offer children to fill their zebra dress... a personalized dress. Neither will be the same.
- Propose to the children to name their zebra.
- Introduce the herd of zebras on the wall. It's ALL DIFFERENT...