A general schedule (Tapestry of Faith)
In "," a Tapestry of Faith program
- Opening song or regular ritual (such as joys and concerns) that brings the children into a circle of their own community and gets them ready to be together.
- Introduction of arts activity moving from a simple process to a more complex one with as much choice as possible
- Sharing the work with supportive feedback modeled by adults
- Bringing the work together into a group process for community building
- Deepening the process by sharing in words or other ways how the process made you feel
- Adding information about the idea that the leader is trying to reinforce
- Closing circle or ritual.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
- Spirituality and the Arts in Children's Programming
- About the Author(s)
- Chapter 1 - The Adult as Guide
- Chapter 2 - Ways to Help Children Find and Make Meaning
- Connecting to a concept such as our first principle, respecting all people, using the visual arts
- Connecting to a specific story of a person's life
- Connecting to a theme such as getting along together in peace using story and drama
- Connecting to a process such as group-building using movement
- Using the arts in opening and closing rituals or as warm-ups
- A general schedule
- Chapter 3 - Practical Keys to Working with Children
- Chapter 4 - How to Talk to Children about Their Arts Experiences
- Chapter 5 - Ways and Means Constructing Your Own Arts Activities
- Chapter 6 - Written Arts
- Chapter 7 - Drama, Movement, and Dance
- Chapter 8 - Concluding Remarks
- Making Music Live