Some of the student
contributions to a 'Day of Peace'
In Mrs. Higgins class the children have been using The Virtues
Project along with Program Achieve to develop children’s life skills. As
part of our learning about the virtue of peacefulness, we celebrated a
We all brought things along to contribute to our “Peaceful Day”. Some
of the things we brought were flowers, candles, books, bubble blowing,
relaxing music, red peace poppies, soft toys and aromatherapy oils to
burn. We enjoyed it so much that we wanted to include some
peaceful things in every school day.
During the day,
we talked about finding peaceful solutions to problems. Some of the
things we thought we could do were talking, co-operating, sharing, using
peaceful words, showing understanding and caring for people’s feelings.
The following photographs illustrate the many
activities that took place on our very special 'Day of Peacefulness'. To
view photographs of the day, either click on a photo thumbnail, or click
on link below to enter the slide-show.
Go to Slide Show of our Day of
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