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The Montessori Peace Corner

The Montessori Peace Corner is an aspect of design that is encouraged in every Montessori classroom.  Though it is not original to the Montessori Method, it has been adopted as part of the theory.

The Montessori Peace Corner can be created to meet the specific needs of students in the classroom. It can also be applied to a Montessori homeschool environment or a Montessori home in general.

Montessori Peace Corner inspiration and resources for home and school.
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The Montessori Peace Corner can be particularly helpful when you have children with special needs in the classroom or at home.  It provides a place for the child to go to calm and regulate himself when needed.

This post is filled with inspiration for your very own Montessori Peace Corner.  You will note every Montessori Peace Corner is different.
Montessori Peace Corner inspiration for home and school.

Peace Corner Inspiration at Home

1.  What Is a Montessori Peace Table?  Why Every Homeschool Should Have One from Hip Homeschool Moms
2.  Setting the Peace Table:  Children & Conflict Resolution from I Heart Montessori
3.  Montessori How-To: Peace Corner & Calming Jar from Montessori Rocks
4.  Cultivating Emotional Intelligence from PreK+K Sharing
5.  Our Peace Corner from Rivendell Academy
6.  Montessori Peace Corner from Montessori Nature
7.  A Montessori Peace Corner from Montessori on a Budget
8.  Our Peaceful Space from Counting Coconuts
9.  The Peace Corner and Other Problem Solving Techniques from How We Montessori
10.  Our Peace Corner from Montessori en Casa

Peace Corner Inspiration at School

1.  How to Prepare a Montessori Peace Corner from Living Montessori Now
2.  Take a Moment to Rest, Relax, Contemplate, Meditate and then Return to Work from The Moveable Alphabet
3.  Peace from Montessori Child
4.  Peace from The Work Plan
5.  Peace Education from Carrots Are Orange

Our Montessori peace corner at home.

Our Peace Corner

Our Montessori Peace Corner was created to meet the various needs of our children with special needs. It contains a comfortable place that is dark and quiet if needed.  Each child has a bin for their sensory oriented anxiety kit.  Each kid also includes at least one book.

Children's books about peace

Books About Peace

In many peace corners teachers and parents may choose to have books about peace for children to read and look through.  Looking at a book that encourages peace can help a child calm down when upset.  These are some of our favorite books about peace.

1.  The Peace Rose
2.  Whoever You Are
3.  Somewhere Today: A Book of Peace
4.  Peaceful Pieces: Poems and Quilts About Peace
5.  A Handful of Quiet
6.  The Peace Book
7.  Our Peaceful Classroom
8.  What Does Peace Feel Like?
9.  A Little Peace
10.  Can You Say Peace?
11.  Peace is an Offering
12.  Peace

Sensory Oriented Anxiety Kits

Anxiety kits can also be extremely helpful to include in a peace corner, especially for children with special needs.  The posts below include some of our favorite resources.
Must Have Fidget Toys Sensory resources for children who need to chew Sensory oriented anxiety kits for children

In conclusion, if you decide to design a Montessori Peace Corner in your home or at school, make it your own.  After all of my research and interviews with certified Montessori teachers there is no right or wrong here.  You know what will work best for your children.

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