Session 24: Block Sunday

Session 24: Block Sunday
Session 24: Block Sunday

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  • We are building a new way. — from "Building a New Way," Hymn 1017 in Singing the Journey This session's theme is "We are community."...
  • 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 you live in community with others? How do you live a sharing and...
  • 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: When I Build with Blocks by Niki...
  • Materials for Activity Wooden building blocks Toy people, animals, cars, and other items for the neighborhood Blue painter's tape Optional...
  • 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...
  • We are building a new way. — from "Building a New Way," Hymn 1017 in Singing the Journey IN TODAY ' S SESSION . . . the theme was "We are a...
  • Explore Toy Blocks and Construction Toys: A Guide for the Science-Minded , by Gwen Dewar, on the Parenting Science website. Consider the...

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