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Peace and Justice Institute - The Children's Hour: Home

Teach the principles of Valencia College's Peace and Justice Institute with this resource guide. Storytimes, activities, and tools for families.

Valencia College Peace and Justice Institute

Welcome to The Children's Hour
Peace and Justice Institute

Children's Hour is dedicated to children in grades K-5 and provides peace practices in a way that's accessible to our youngest practitioners. Join us for an hour of stories, crafts, and meditative practices. 
To attend the Children's Hour sessions you will need to register for Peace Week. Faculty and student registration can be found here: Register Here

Lesson Resources
September 21st  - Children's hour: Change is all around us

September 21st - Children's hour: Patience as we grow

Change Is All Around Us: Change can be exciting but it can also be scary. In this session, children will learn that change is a healthy and normal part of life. Children will explore and reflect on the life cycles of living and non-living things while learning ways to build resilience. Activities will include storytime, mandala drawing, and pebble meditations. Supplies needed include paper, crayons/markers, and 4 small items such as stones, Legos, beans, etc.

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Community Resources

Heroes Wear Masks
Help your children learn the importance of masks and changes during the upcoming school year with this cute picture book.

Children's Hour

Children's Hour - Monday - Animals

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