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Session 20: Rainbows

Session 20: Rainbows
Session 20: Rainbows

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  • All the colors, as a rainbow appears when a storm cloud is touched by the sun. — "De Colores," Hymn 305 in Singing the Living Tradition...
  • 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. The rainbow is a transient, beautiful feature of nature, appearing...
  • 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: The Rainbow Book by Kate Ohrt,...
  • Materials for Activity Watercolors or tempera paint in rainbow colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo (dark blue), and violet (...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Recording of the "Rainbow Song" or other music Optional: Scarves or crepe paper streamers, in colors of...
  • 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...
  • All the colors, as a rainbow appears when a storm cloud is touched by the sun. — "De Colores," Hymn 305 in Singing the Living Tradition IN...
  • On YouTube, this Vsauce video shows the science of rainbows. " Somewhere Under the Rainbow " is a sermon given by Rev. Kathleen Hepler,...

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