Thursday, September 21, 2017

Peace Theme

Peace Theme

 September 21 is International Peace Day!
 



TALK:
What is Peace? according to Merriam Webster --
a state of quiet; especially : freedom from public disturbance or war
2 : freedom from upsetting thoughts or feelings
3 : harmony in personal relations
4 a : a state or period of peace between governments b : an agreement to end a war

Discuss the importance of being kind and friendly toward classmates and neighbors etc. Share Stories all about Peace Today!

READ: Books
Talk Peace By Sam Williams
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness By Susan Verde and Peter H. Reynolds
Can You Say Peace By Karen Katz
The Peace Book By Todd Parr
Peace By Wendy Anderson Halperin
Peas on Earth By Todd Doodler
Peace is an Offering By Anette LeBox
I Wish You More By Amy Krouse Rosenthal  
Five Minutes Peace By Jill Murphy
Peace Week in Miss Fox's Class By Eileen Spinelli (K-2)
What Does Peace Feel Like By Vladimir Radunsky
The Children's Peace Book By Jolene DeLisa 
Peaceful Pieces By Anna Grossnickle Hines (grade1-5) poetry
Whoever You Are By Mem Fox

Let There Be Peace on Earth and Let it begin with Me By Jill Jackson (Bk/ CD) Grades K-3



SING/ MUSIC:
 


If your happy and you know it (intro song)

Head and shoulders knees and toes

I took a bath in a washing machine #4 Jim Gill CD (use colorful scarves)

Silly Dance Contest #8 Jim Gill Cd (use scarves again)

ABC song (use egg shakers )

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star( use shakers)


# 2 Can’t wait to Celebrate –Blue Jim Gill (irrational anthem disc)-
  • clap our hands,
  • stamp feet,
  • wave hello,
  • bounce up and down,
  • clap hands along with the song
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# 5  Toe, Leg Knee Song -Green Jim Gill CD





CRAFT/ PLAY:

Todd Parr activity book (Peace Book)

Peace Sign Craft for little ones- see photo
 
What Does Peace Look Like Poster Printable
 
 Peace Day Coloring
 
Dove Template 

Dove Classroom thumbprint craft- see photo
 

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