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Unity and friendship


The aim of this activity is to explore concepts of unity, diversity and friendship through stories, art, song and science. Children learn to think about building friendships and creating unity at school.

Based on a talk given at the Cambridge University Festival of Ideas.

Photocredit: Annie Rhys

Further details


History, Language/literacy (English), Music, PSHE, Citizenship, Humanities, RE, school assemblies


  • Key Stage 1: infants, ages 5-7 years
  • Key Stage 2: juniors, ages 7-11 years

Activity time

30-60 minutes