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Session 23: My Shadow

Session 23: My Shadow
Session 23: My Shadow

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  • Gathered here in the mystery of the hour. — from "Gathered Here," Hymn 389 in Singing the Living Tradition The theme of Unit 4 is "We make...
  • 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. How do mystery and shadows intersect for you? From the point of view of...
  • 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: Moonbear's Shadow by Frank Asch,...
  • Materials for Activity A bright light with a focused beam, such as a flashlight or desk or work light Variety of toys and shapes to cast...
  • 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, 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...
  • Materials for Activity Lined paper or stationery; plain drawing paper; pens or pencils; and markers, color pencils, or crayons Envelopes...
  • Gathered here in the mystery of the hour. — from "Gathered Here," Hymn 389 in Singing the Living Tradition IN TODAY'S SESSION . . . the...
  • Look over the Top 10 Toddler Fears on the Parents Magazine website. Toddlers exhibit many fears, and it can be tough to know how to...

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