My Shadow is Pink Activities for K-5

Use these printable activities after your read-aloud of "My Shadow is Pink" to help K-5 students practice their ELA and SEL skills.
My Shadow is Pink book cover with thumbnail images of free activity sheets and Novel Effect app on phone

Inclusive My Shadow is Pink Activities

For a classroom community to be strong and collaborative, students must be accepting of themselves and each other. Individuality and diversity are celebrated in the My Shadow is Pink Activities. Select from over a dozen activities that support English Language Arts and Social Emotional Learning. Through the activities included, students will be able to:

  • respond to the Novel Effect soundscape.
  • draw their own shadow.
  • answer a writing prompt and illustrate.
  • finish sentence starters.
  • illustrate a cause and effect.
  • explore the book’s theme.
  • complete a story map.
  • play a color mixing game.
  • share fun facts and experiences.
  • make a collage.
  • reflect and respond to discussion questions and prompts.

Activities can be used to differentiate instruction for students, to provide them with a choice, or to focus on a particular skill.

Download My Shadow is Pink Activities

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About My Shadow is Pink

My Shadow is Pink is about a young boy that identifies with a pink shadow. His bright shadow loves sparkles, princesses, wearing dresses, and other things that are ‘not for boys’. He embraces his shadow cautiously behind closed doors, knowing his family tree is filled with strong blue shadows.

The soundscape for My Shadow is Pink is a great way to spark discussions about individuality and acceptance with your little learner. 

Learn how soundscape designers created the music, sound effects, and character voices for My Shadow is Pink when you go behind the soundscape!

Download the Novel Effect app to bring stories to life with music and sound that respond to your voice. 

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