New address: 24 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210-1409.

Search Our Site

Page Navigation

Section Banner

Welcoming and Entering, Session 6: Expression (Paintbrush)

In "Toolbox of Faith," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

  • Unruled index cards or small squares of blank paper
  • A variety of materials for doodling, such as colored pencils, markers, watercolors, tempera paint, and brushes or rubber stamps and ink pads
  • Optional: Magazines, scraps of paper, scissors (including left-handed scissors), and glue sticks for collage-making

Preparation for Activity

  • Set out materials at one or more worktables. You may wish to place different media at separate tables — for example, make one table a "collage table."
  • Optional: Make a sign that says "Doodle Table" and place it with the materials.

Description of Activity

This activity is intended for the time before the session when children arrive individually, that is, "straggle in."

Welcome participants as they arrive. Invite them to sit at the "Doodle Table" and explore a variety of artistic expression materials. Try calling the work "doodling" to keep the expectations informal and without pressure.

For more information contact web @ uua.org.

This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations. Please consider making a donation today.

Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

Sidebar Content, Page Navigation

 

Updated and Popular

Recently Updated

For Newcomers

Learn more about the Beliefs & Principles of Unitarian Universalism, or read our online magazine, UU World, for features on today's Unitarian Universalists. Visit an online UU church, or find a congregation near you.

Page Navigation