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In "Moral Tales," a Tapestry of Faith program
This game helps children build a community of respect and friendship, as participants learn ways they are similar to and different from one another. Tell the children:
In a moment, I am going to tell you to find a partner and I will tell how to choose that person. And, I will give you a sharing question to do together with your partner.
Tell the children there are two rules for this activity:
You may wish to have an adult or teen volunteer demonstrate finding a partner and discussing the sharing question with that person.
Although adult volunteers should participate, one co-leader should read all the directive statements and monitor the activity to make sure everyone is included and partners show respect for one another.
Use as many directive statements as you have time for. Vary them and use your own ideas to make sure children can find different partners each time:
After you have finished the game, gather in a circle. Pose these questions:
If you have any new children or visitors today, listen carefully to their answers in this activity. The information you learn will help you give them sincere affirmations during the affirmation portrait activity.
To fully include children with limited mobility, make sure other children approach them to share information about their similarities and differences and partner with them.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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