Inclusion Palooza!

Author and children’s songwriter, Emily Arrow is our special guest and sings her song, “Be a Friend”. Our Teens for Social Inclusion (#T4SI) read “Be a Friend” by Salina Yoon. For our craft project, we make a Heart Pendant!

Here are the supplies needed for the heart pendant:

Red paper- 4 ½” X 6″

Heart template

White ribbon- approx. 6”

Black ribbon- approx. 6”




Safety Pin

Decorating supplies – Glitter, stickers, buttons etc. (optional)

* Feel free to use what you have and use different colored paper & ribbons.


Emily Arrow is an award-winning children’s songwriter based in Portland, OR. Emily has 10+ years of experience in music education and is the author of the picture book Studio: A Place for Art to Start (Penguin Random House) and The Kids’ Guide to Learning the Ukulele (Happy Fox Books). Her work has been featured on SiriusXM’s Kids’ Place Live and Sesame Studios and her literacy-inspired Storytime Singalong albums have received the recognitions of Parents’ Choice Gold Award, National Parenting Product Award, and the Children’s Lennon Award. You can find Emily and her ukulele Bow at to singalong!