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Session 30: Halloween

Session 30: Halloween
Session 30: Halloween

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  • You got to do when the spirit says do! — "When the Spirit Says Do," Hymn 1024 in Singing the Journey Halloween can be a scary time for...
  • 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. What are your memories of Halloween as a young child? Were there houses...
  • 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: Little Boo by Stephen Wunderli,...
  • Materials for Activity Facial tissues, at least two sheets per ghost Rubber bands, one per ghost; small bands work best (so children don't...
  • Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the games and songs. Display any posters you have made. Description of Activity Gather...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Markers or crayons Preschool chalice Optional: Envelopes, 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...
  • Description of Activity The theme of Unit 5 is "We celebrate holidays." Use one of the many traditional service projects associated with...
  • Materials for Activity Raw popcorn kernels Small paper lunch bags or plain coffee filters Popcorn popper Oil (unless using an air popper)...
  • You got to do when the spirit says do! — "When the Spirit Says Do," Hymn 1024 in Singing the Journey IN TODAY'S SESSION... We celebrated...
  • October is national popcorn popping month. Read some 17th-century Europeans' observations of popcorn-popping among indigenous Americans,...

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