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Session 1: Welcome

Session 1: Welcome
Session 1: Welcome

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  • Love makes a bridge from heart to heart, and hand to hand. — "Love Makes a Bridge," Hymn 325 in Singing the Living Tradition This first...
  • Activity Minutes Activity 1: Free Play 15 Activity 2: Circle Rhymes Transition 5 Activity 3: Circle Time 5 Activity 4: Story 5 Activity 5:...
  • This first meeting together with the group will set the tone for the year. Make sure you have done all the advance preparation and reviewed...
  • Description of Activity In the Chalice Children program, sessions begin with Activity 1, Free Play rather than a formal Opening. The...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags Variety of free play options, such as toys, a puzzle, a story book, manipulatives, dramatic play props,...
  • Materials for Activity Circle Rhymes posters Preparation for Activity Create and display Circle Rhymes posters (see Posters for Chalice...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice-lighting words, written on newsprint Chalice with tea light flame or other preschool chalice option Feelings...
  • Materials for Activity Story book Preparation for Activity Choose a story from the following suggestions: Keep Love in Your Heart, Little...
  • Materials for Activity 8.5 x 11-inch white card stock pre-cut in a heart shape, one or more for each child Red tissue paper torn in 1 x 1-...
  • Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the games and songs listed in Posters for Chalice Children, under Resources in the...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Markers or crayons Preschool chalice Optional: Envelope Optional: Hole punch Optional: Yarn...
  • Reflect on these questions and discuss them with your co-leader: How do we feel about what went on during this session? Why? What was the...
  • Materials for Activity Trash bags Recycling bins Optional: Disposable plastic or latex gloves Optional: Rakes or other seasonal yard tools...
  • Love makes a bridge from heart to heart, and hand to hand. — "Love Makes a Bridge," Hymn 325 in Singing the Living Tradition IN TODAY'S...
  • Check out the blog site of the UU Collective . Read "Bound in Covenant," an article from the Summer 2013 UU World magazine. Read Session 3...

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