Each year on September 21st, we mark the occasion of International Peace Day.  Our Montessori school always participates by joining other schools around the globe in the signing of Shelley Murley’s, ‘Light a Candle for Peace.’  We also take this opportunity  to have the children complete a collaborative art project, highlighting the ways in which we work together as a classroom community.  This year, the students each decorated a large craft stick with images reminding them of peace.  We assembled them into a colorful collage, bringing forth the idea of how individual people come together to create one cohesive unit.

2017 Peace Day Collage