Relentless Ribbons

Line of Inquiry: How does the Golden Rule tie us together? How do we use The Golden Rule to disentangle our complications with others?

Age Range: 4th-12th grade (Elementary-Adult)

Group Size: Students work in pairs for this activity.

Activity Time: 30-60 minutes (with reflection time)

Set-Up Time: 5 minutes

Materials: 24 feet of Golden Rule Ribbon servers 4 pairs of students (3 feet is needed for each student) yellow duct tape or plain 2” wide Ribbon/Fabric Strips can be substituted if needed, 2-3 sharpie markers. A poster of the variations of The Golden Rule is helpful to have in sight (

Activity Objective: Detangle the ribbons so you are no longer bound to your partner.