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Session 18: Wondering About the Moon

Session 18: Wondering About the Moon
Session 18: Wondering About the Moon

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  • The light of the moon on each upturned face . . . we gaze up in wonder above to the sky. — "The Sun at High Noon," Hymn 14 in Singing the...
  • 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. Consider the moments when you have noticed the moon. What do you think...
  • 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 storybook, manipulatives, dramatic play props, and...
  • 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: Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me...
  • Materials for Activity Newspaper or other covering for tables White paper plates, at least one for each child, a hole punch, and yarn Red,...
  • Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the games and songs. Two new songs and games-Big Yellow Moon and "Hey Diddle Diddle"-...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Markers or crayons Preschool chalice Optional: Envelope, 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...
  • The light of the moon on each upturned face . . . we gaze up in wonder above to the sky. — "The Sun at High Noon," Hymn 14 in Singing the...
  • Check out NASA's Moon Portal for everything you've ever wanted to know about the moon. Find a Moon Phases Calendar online. Read " Moon...

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