Lesson Plan:My Hair is MAGIC!


  • Written By: M.L. Marroquin
  • Illustrated by: Tonya Engel
  • For Ages: 4-8 years
  • Language: English
  • Topics Covered: BIPOC Protagonists, Self-Esteem, Natural Hair, Imagination, Confidence, Family.
This beautiful ode to one girl’s natural and buoyant hair can only be matched by Tonya Engel’s impossibly gorgeous illustrations. Filled to the brim with confidence and curls, our main character struts through the world fully in charge of herself and her boundaries when it comes to others around her hair.

This lesson plan includes:

  • Vocabulary
  • Summary
  • Reflection Questions
  • Continuing the Conversation Activities
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