Today, September 21, is a very special day. It’s International Day of Peace and World Gratitude Day. Both are wonderful holidays for adults and kids to observe. Today, I want to share some activities that parents and kids can do together to observe both holidays.
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International Day of Peace Activities
Education World has directions and templates for making “pinwheels for peace” for International Day of Peace.
Amy at Kids Activities Blog has a pinwheel-making activity for world peace.
Teacher Vision has a free printable peace pledge page.
Montessori Helper has Nobel Peace Prize Winners 2000-2010 Cards for ages 3-9 available free all year in honor of the International Day of Peace!
World Gratitude Day Activities
Here, I have posts called “How to Help Your Kids Have an Attitude of Gratitude” and “How to Help Your Kids Have an Attitude of Gratitude, Part 2.” I also have “November Gratitude Inspiration and Activities.“
At Living Montessori Now, I have a roundup post with Montessori-inspired gratitude activities.
I have a category of gratitude posts here with inspiration for a number of ages.
Have a wonderful day today … and a wonderful time spreading peace and gratitude any day!
Note: It’s still No Kid Hungry month. You’ll find lots of activities for kids and adults in my posts “Are You Going Orange for No Kid Hungry?” and “Fighting Hunger through Social Media.” Update for 2014: Using Children’s Books to Raise Awareness about Hunger (+ Moms Fighting Hunger Blog Hop 2014)