In "Love Surrounds Us," a Tapestry of Faith program
This activity connects the color green and the fourth Principle as children work on their Heart Ribbon Magnets—a reminder of the UU Principles they may take home at the close of the program.
Tell the children the green ribbon represents the fourth UU Principle, "We believe each person is free to search for what is true and right in life." Demonstrate how to fold a length of green ribbon in half, push the folded end into the hole on the side of the heart next to the yellow ribbon, and insert the two loose ends of green ribbon through the loop formed by the folded end. Pull the green ribbon through tightly.
Help any new children or visitors begin a Heart Ribbon Magnet, following instructions in Session 2, Alternate Activity 1, and add red, orange, yellow, and green ribbons.
Set aside the magnets and remaining colors of ribbon for future sessions.
Partner very young children with an older child who can help them.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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