Alternate Activity 1: Goodbye Party
Activity time: 15 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Refreshments and decorations for a party
- Optional: Digital camera or smartphone
Preparation for Activity
- Choose a festive snack to serve, being sure to accommodate any allergies and food restrictions among the group.
- Decorate the room for a party with items such as matching napkins and plates, special snack, crepe paper steamers, and balloons.
Description of Activity
The children celebrate completion of the Chalice Children program with a goodbye party.
Play the children's favorite circle songs and games. Serve the special snack. As the children eat, remind them of some of the special things they've done in this program and the friendships they have made. Share some of your own special memories of your time with the Chalice Children.
Optional: Take a group picture.
Including All Participants
If any child might find jumping and standing difficult, substitute other actions, such as clapping, stepping, or wiggling, or sing the songs from a seated position.