Session 13: Feeling Sad

Session 13: Feeling Sad
Session 13: Feeling Sad

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  • Lean on me when you're not strong, and I'll be your friend, I'll help you carry on. — "Lean On Me," Hymn 1021 in Singing the Journey...
  • Activity Minutes Activity 1: Free Play 15 Activity 2: Circle Rhymes Transition 5 Activity 3: Circle Time 5 Activity 4: Story 5 Activity 5:...
  • Take time before the session and find a quiet place for reflection. Helping children accept and name their feelings requires that parents...
  • 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 Display the Circle Rhymes posters from Session 1. Description of...
  • 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: Badger's Parting Gifts by Susan...
  • Materials for Activity A music player and a recording of "Pachelbel's Canon" or other solemn music Battery-operated tea lights, one for...
  • Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the games and songs. Display any Circle Games posters you have made. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Markers or crayons Preschool chalice Optional: Envelopes, hole punch, and yarn or ribbon...
  • 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...
  • Lean on me when you're not strong, and I'll be your friend, I'll help you carry on. — "Lean On Me," Hymn 1021 in Singing the Journey IN...
  • " Creating Your Own Memorial Service ," excerpts from Remembering Well by Sarah York, on the BeliefNet website. Teaching the World to Die:...

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