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Activity 2: Story — A Barn-raising In The City (10 minutes), Session 16: The Gift Of Community

In "Wonderful Welcome," a Tapestry of Faith program

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Read the story and prepare to tell it or read it aloud to the group.

Description of Activity

Gather the children in a circle. Read or tell the story. Guide the discussion with the following questions;

  • Why do you think Amy was so excited that everyone was helping with the playground?
  • Do you think the playground would have been possible if just one person wanted to build it by him/herself?
  • In your home, or in your apartment building or neighborhood, have there been any times when the people got together to build something?

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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

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