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Session 3: A Tour of the Outside of Our Congregation

Session 3: A Tour of the Outside of Our Congregation
Session 3: A Tour of the Outside of Our Congregation

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  • And the Earth is my blue boat home. — "Blue Boat Home" by Peter Mayer, Hymn 1064 in Singing the Journey Celebrate the outdoors and the web...
  • Activity Minutes Activity 1: Free Play 15 Activity 2: Circle Rhymes Transition 5 Activity 3: Circle Time 5 Activity 4: Tour 15 Activity 5:...
  • Take time before the session and find a quiet place for reflection. Imagine the outside of your facility, or find a quiet time when you can...
  • 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 Optional: Tour rope (a rope with a loop for each child to hold on to) Optional: Piece of bread, some birdseed, or...
  • Materials for Activity Story book Preparation for Activity Choose a story from these suggestions: All the Places to Love by Patricia...
  • 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 Optional: Hole punch Optional: Yarn...
  • 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...
  • And the Earth is my blue boat home. — "Blue Boat Home" by Peter Mayer, Hymn 1064 in Singing the Journey IN TODAY'S SESSION . . . We took a...
  • Read about UUs and nature on the UU Ministry for the Earth website. Select "Sermons" to read a variety of sermons on the web of life...

For more information contact religiouseducation@uua.org.

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