Adventure, Play, Peace: Insights and Activities for Social-Emotional Learning and Community Building with Young Children
By Nancy McPhee Bower
Play is a natural way for children to learn and have fun. When playing with children or supporting them in free play, there are opportunities for parents, teachers, and caregivers to teach peacemaking skills. So how do adventure, play, and peace go together? The basic concepts and creative activities presented here focus on how children play by incorporating he peacemaking skills of empathy, conflict resolution, trust, and reflection. This is the foundation of a compassionate community.
Adventure, Play, Peace offers important tips and approaches for educators, and dozens of adventure activities and reflection strategies tailor made for the early elementary years.
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