Odd Socks is a colourful story with pictures and text. It uses the metaphor of ‘odd socks’ to deal with cultural differences, intellectual differences, and physical differences. It was originally written to help the siblings of children with disabilities - however, the metaphor of ‘odd socks’ is broad enough to encompass a whole range of issues relating to diversity. Due to popular demand, this resource is now also avaliable as a powerpoint. It is the download labelled 'oddsockspdf'.


  • Odd Socks.notebook
  • Odd socks pdf.pptx

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Created: Jun 7, 2011

Updated: Nov 23, 2014

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  • 5
    user avatarspyderpyg22 days agoreport

  • 5
    user avatarcampcasade4 months agoreport

    A great beginning for discussion on differences. Will be using it for a church junior camp. Thank you!

  • 5
    user avatarmissnoma9 months agoreport

    A valuable metaphor and simple powerpoint which gives a powerful starting off point for discussion. Thank you very much

  • 4

    Fun way to teach diversity. Thank you

  • 4

    Great for KS1 and EYFS assembly - thanks