"Presenting Adoption to My Fifth Grader's Class"

Adoption presentations in first and second grade are easy. Then what? One mom describes the adoption education program she created for her son's school.

Adoption education at school.
Many of us have made adoption presentations to our young children’s classes. But what can we do once they get older? Last fall, when my son was in fifth grade, I decided it was time to develop an adoption education program for older children as part of a schoolwide effort for National Adoption Awareness Month. My friend Katherine, a fellow parent at Cold Spring Elementary School in New Haven, Connecticut, and I first met with the school director to propose ...

Adoption presentations in first and second grade are easy. Then what?


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