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Superhero Day - Clara Luper

Today we’re grabbing our capes and masks to save the day! Everyone could use a superhero and today that’s going to be us. Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Clara Luper. Her hometown was Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Luper is a history teacher by trade, but spent much of her life making history fighting for equal rights for all. She organized the first publicized sit-in in the nation. Luper also helped desegregate Oklahoma City Public Schools and led the Freedom March in Tulsa. Luper dedicated her life to improving life for those around her and is an awesome role model! You can learn more by reading Clara Luper’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.

Oklahoma has all kinds of superheroes! Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher worked for civil rights too, Jim Thorpe set records in athletics, and many more. Explore the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Archives and let us know who your superhero is!

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Movie Time! Do you have a favorite superhero movie? One of our’s is The Incredibles! You can rent and stream it now. There’s also this fun clip of Jack Jack from The Incredibles 2.

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Storytime! There are so many wonderful superhero stories out there that we couldn’t pick just one! This great Youtube channel has so many good stories to listen to. Super Manny Stands Up, Midnight Superhero, Super Duck, Superhero Instruction Manual are all great books!

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Arts & Crafts! This fun superhero handprint craft lets everyone design their own superhero. Here’s another way to design your own superhero, but this time it’s a mask!

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Make & Eat it! Superheroes need lots of protein to keep their energy up while they fight crime! Try this recipe for homemade chicken nuggets. Oklahoma Hall of Fame member Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman, has lots of protein heavy recipes to keep you full while you fight crime.

Listen to it! Check out this awesome Superhero Party Music playlist on Spotify! What would your superhero song be?

Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home designing and becoming superheroes! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Superhero Day and share them with us: #ohofathome

We'd love to see the art you make! Share with us by emailing your name and a picture of your project to info@oklahomahof.com. We can't wait to see your awesome crafts!

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