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Tiffany Parker, Tonganoxie Elementary School kindergarten teacher, speaks with her class during an exercise last week. Parker used eggs to help convey that everyone is the same on the inside despite outward appearances. It's an exercise she has been doing each year to coincide with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Tonganoxie Elementary School teacher uses egg experiment to teach MLK lessons to children

It’s never too early to learn about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. Tonganoxie Elementary School teacher Tiffany Parker used an exercise again this school year to educate her kindergarteners about what King meant to the country and what his message could mean to them. Parker brings in one typical white egg and then gets chicken or duck eggs donated for her “experiment,” with the more blemishes, size differences, colors and freckles the better.

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