Lesson Plan: Bling Blaine: Throw Glitter Not Shade


  • Written By: Rob Sanders
  • Illustrated by: Letizia Rizzo
  • For Ages: 4-8 years
  • Language: English
  • Topics Covered: BIPOC Protagonists, Confidence, Social-Emotional Learning, Ally, Friendship, Uniqueness, Being Yourself.
Blaine is obsessed with all things sparkly, bringing bling with him wherever he goes. Blaine also brings a bubbly and cheerful spirit, known for sharing sparkly shoelaces with teammates and decorating the library with bedazzled posters. He is so kind, and wants others to be happy. I’m sure you can tell what’s going to come next, and sure maybe you can. But unless you’ve read this story you’re not going to be prepared for what happens after that.

This lesson plan includes:

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