Peace in our Schools

On September 21st, join the citywide peacebuilding movement for school students in conjunction with the United Nations International Day of Peace (IDP). Students can engage in one of the below activities or schools can create their own Peace Day activity, such as peace-themed music, writing, artwork, poetry, drama, sports, environmental projects and more. The possibilities are endless!

Be sure to click here to let us know how you observe Peace Day. Please share photos with us, too (with appropriate permission). We want to hear from you!

Click the individual link for these Peace Day activities:

Pause for Peace – Pledge for Peace Activity
Spanish Language Version

Peace Crane Project

Sustainable Development Goals

Use the below resources to find more student activity ideas suitable for Peace Day and beyond:

United Nations International Day of Peace  IDP themes through the years and other resources.

National Peace Academy  Peace study guides for children and youth.

The Peace Alliance  Inspirational quotes from contemporary and historical peacebuilders.

Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots  Activities to nurture the compassionate leaders of tomorrow.

Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons  Videos and lesson plans for children and youth.

Where I’m From Poem Lesson Plans
Spanish Language Version