2023 Heritage Month Kit

Looking for last year’s kit? Download it using the links below.

PREK-5TH: designed by parents, crafted by teachers & refined by experts


PreK & K Activity Guide Download PDF

PreK & K Activity Guide
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1st -3rd Activity Guide Download PDF

1st -3rd Activity Guide
45h & 5th Activity Guide (2)

4th & 5th Activity Guide Download PDF

4th & 5th Activity Guide
Craft Instructions PreK-K

PreK & K Craft Instructions VIEW INSTRUCTIONS

PreK & K Craft Instructions

1st - 3rd Craft Instructions VIEW INSTRUCTIONS

1st - 3rd Craft Instructions
4th-5th craft instructions

4th & 5th Craft Instructions VIEW INSTRUCTIONS

4th & 5th Craft Instructions
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Educator Resources Download pdf

Educator Resources
For the Family

Letter for the Family Download PDF

Letter for the Family
World Map

World Map Download PDF

World Map
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Coloring Poster Download PDF (24 x 36)

Coloring Poster
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"Teaching History from Diverse Perspectives" Download PDF

"Teaching History from Diverse Perspectives"

MIDDLE & HIGH: posters designed by our youth leaders

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla view poster

Kalpana Chawla
Yuri Kochiyama

YURI KOCHIYAMA view poster

Larry Itliong

LARRY ITLIONG view poster

Dalip Singh Saund


Mabel Pinghua Lee

MABEL PING-HUA LEE view poster

Leo Amino

LEO AMINO view poster


That’s not all–click here to find this year’s version of our AANHPI Heritage Month Kit!

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Melissa Paa Redwood

Operations Associate

Melissa joined AAVEd in the fall of 2023, and has lived in the Atlanta area since 2019. Before working with AAVEd, she received her Masters in U.S. History with a focus on Asian American women’s transpacific activism. She also served as the inaugural supervisor for Emory University’s Asian Student Center, established in 2021.

Outside of work she is an avid reader, an amateur painter and a doting cat mom.

Asif Jessani

Board Member

Asif Jessani is a professional volunteer. He currently serves as a board member for Artworks Gwinnett, Gwinnett County Parks Foundation, and Gwinnett County Public Library Foundation. He also serves as an advisory board member for the United Way of Greater Atlanta – Gwinnett and Atlanta Speech School. With a passion for early childhood education, he is also involved with Gwinnett County’s early learning initiative, Building Babies’ Brains. As part of the Ismaili Muslim Community, he has been a volunteer preschool teacher for the past 24 years.

Asif is also actively involved with the communications and outreach team for the Ismaili Muslim Community and previously led the marketing and media team for the United States Ismaili Games. When he isn’t volunteering, Asif takes on the responsibility of partner at CCS: Marketing & Technology, which provides chief marketing and technology officer services and branded items for mission-driven organizations.