Session 9: Kindness is the Key

Session 9: Kindness is the Key
Session 9: Kindness is the Key

In This Section

  • You cannot shake hands with a closed fist. — Indira Ghandi Love is not a doctrine. Peace is not an international agreement. Love and Peace...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Story — The Christmas Truce 10 Activity 2: Multi-Legged Race Game 15...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for about five minutes, perhaps repeating a word...
  • Materials for Activity Card stock in various colors Scissors, including left-handed scissors Hole punch String or yarn Pencils and color...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and matches or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Peace sign ornaments cut...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, " The Christmas Truce " Preparation for Activity Read the story and prepare to share it with...
  • Materials for Activity Lengths of rope, about two- to three feet each-one for each pair of participants Preparation for Activity Make sure...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Conflict Resolution Scenarios Timepiece (minutes) Optional: Simple props Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Preparation for Activity Download and adapt Taking It Home and copy as a handout for all participants...
  • Reflect on and discuss with your co-leader(s): How did the timing go today? What might we do to make it work better? What worked well? What...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, How to Fold a Paper Crane Leader Resource 3, Make a Paper Crane Mobile Origami paper in a variety...
  • Materials for Activity Fine-point washable markers Construction paper in a variety of colors Preparation for Activity Set out markers and...
  • Materials for Activity Ball of yarn Optional: Scissors, including left-handed scissors Description of Activity In addition to building...
  • You cannot shake hands with a closed fist. — Indira Ghandi Love is not a doctrine. Peace is not an international agreement. Love and Peace...
  • By Gail Forsyth-Vail
    When the Great War, which we now call World War I, started in Europe, many young men were eager to fight. Just out of school, they joined...
  • Scenario A Christopher comes to school wearing a bright pink hat. Jesse tells him he looks like a queer and should take off the hat...
  • Dr. Aaron Quigley, Professor, University College Dublin. Used with permission. 1: Fold along the diagonal. 2: Fold along the perpendicular...
  • You will need: A large number of paper cranes (see Leader Resource 2) Four chopsticks (or wooden dowels) Approximately three yards of 1/4-...
  • Talking about Conflict and War The University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching offers guidance for talking about...

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