Session 29: Closing Sunday

Session 29: Closing Sunday
Session 29: Closing Sunday

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  • When our heart is in a holy place, we are blessed with love and amazing grace . . . — from "When Our Heart Is In a Holy Place," Hymn 1008...
  • 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. Saying goodbye to friends can be hard. How do you react to goodbyes? Do...
  • 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: You Be You by Linda Kranz, 2011...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Blank Canvas for Everybody Pictures , and white copy paper Color construction paper,...
  • 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 curriculum? Why? What was...
  • Materials for Activity Refreshments and decorations for a party Optional: Digital camera or smartphone Preparation for Activity Choose a...
  • Materials for Activity For each child: a two- or three-inch diameter clay flower pot; a three-inch saucer or flower pot base; one battery-...
  • When our heart is in a holy place, we are blessed with love and amazing grace . . . — from "When Our Heart Is In a Holy Place," Hymn 1008...
  • Across the top of a blank 8 1/2 x 11-inch page, write "Goodbye, Chalice Children!" Across the bottom, write the name of your congregation,...
  • Peruse other Tapestry of Faith online curricula. The UUA provides four programs for grades K/1: Creating Home by Christy Olson and Jessica...

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.

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