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Session 28: Teddy Bear Party

Session 28: Teddy Bear Party
Session 28: Teddy Bear Party

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  • If you will show me compassion, then I may learn to care as you do. —from "When I Am Frightened," Hymn 1012 in Singing the Journey 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. Picture the circle of people whom you think of as your closest friends...
  • 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 Extra...
  • Materials for Activity Story book Preparation for Activity Choose a story from the following suggestions: Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears...
  • Materials for Activity Printouts of chalice clip art, at least four different images per child Scissors Construction paper circles, two per...
  • 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...
  • If you will show me compassion, then I may learn to care as you do. —from "When I Am Frightened," Hymn 1012 in Singing the Journey IN TODAY...
  • Read about Operation Teddy Bear , a stuffed animal drive conducted by the humanitarian group Border Angels that collected stuffed animals...

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