Global Family Day, also called World Peace Day, is celebrated worldwide every January 1st. It was conceived in the late 1990s as a way to remind people across the Earth that we are all members of the same family and in the hope that the children of the future may live in a world where peace is the norm. Start your year off positively by celebrating Global Family Day using these ideas.
Throughout history, there have been many influential figures who have lobbied for peace. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to individuals or organizations who have worked tirelessly to promote peace and brotherhood throughout the world. In recent years, children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai and the World Food Programme have been recognized for their work toward a more peaceful future. Spend some time this Global Family Day as a family researching other winners and the efforts they have made toward this noble cause.
There are many wonderful documentaries and movies available that celebrate the idea of peace and the global family. Choose one that is appropriate for your family and plan a movie night. Pop some popcorn and settle in for a peace-centered night. After the film is over, discuss what you watched and how you can use it to lead more peaceful lives.
Few things are more important in the development of children than that they have a peaceful, safe, and loving home. Talk as a family about how you can minimize conflict among yourselves and practice positive ways to express emotions and work through difficulties. Roleplay situations that might arise where one or more family members may be upset or angry and work together to learn respectful ways to manage disagreements. Acting out these scenarios will help strengthen your family’s bond and improve your communication skills.
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