Tuesday 26 February 2019

Pen Pals from across the world - Al Qamar & Montessori School of Maui

Building bridges, breaking barriers to build a peaceful world is an ingrained Montessori philosophy.  Very happy to share that Al Qamar Elementary kids have a pen pal program with the Montessori School of Maui in Hawaii, USA. 

Al Qamar students first wrote letters - describing themselves, their interests and favourites - like any an every 8 year old in the world.  The letters took painfully long to reach - what with Christmas Break there and Pongal break here. Then came the replies - enthusiastic, colourful, descriptive.

The connection between the children who have never seen each other, never spoken to each other, is just just heartwarming. And inspiring. 

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