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Session 12: A Peaceful and Fair World

Session 12: A Peaceful and Fair World
Session 12: A Peaceful and Fair World

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  • It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it. — Eleanor Roosevelt...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Peace Bowls 10 Activity 2: Story—Supriya's Bowl 15 Activity 3: Basic Needs...
  • President Barack Obama, accepting a Nobel Prize for Peace in 2009 said "true peace is not just freedom from war, but freedom from want."...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Preparation for Activity If you have not...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-...
  • Materials for Activity Air-drying clay Smooth plastic placemats, one for each child Dishpan, dish washing soap, water, and towel Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "Supriya's Bowl" Rhythm instruments including a triangle, a tambourine, hand drums, rhythm...
  • Materials for Activity A globe Clay Leader Resource 1, Basic Needs Drawing paper and coloring tools Pictures of children from many...
  • Description of Activity Invite everyone to gather in a circle and hold hands. Start by squeezing the hand to your right and saying: "Today...
  • This session is about social justice. It is sometimes hard for children to believe that they can make a difference. How can you help...
  • Materials for Activity Computer with Internet access Newsprint, markers, and tape 4 sheets of construction paper Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Peace Symbol Pipe cleaners Preparation for Activity Copy the handout for all participants. Place handouts...
  • Materials for Activity Session 1, Leader Resource 1, Rote Teaching - Love Surrounds Us Song Preparation for Activity Print out the leader...
  • Materials for Activity Felt hearts mounted on felt squares and magnets, assembled in Session 2, Alternate Activity 1 A roll of 1/8-inch...
  • It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it. — Eleanor Roosevelt...
  • From The Broken Tusk by Uma Krishnaswami (Atlanta, GA: August House Publishers Inc.). Used by permission of the publishers. Hard times...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing
  • The Basic Needs of Humans The United Nation Declaration of the Rights of the Child can be found on the American Bar Association website...

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