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Session 35: Easter

Session 35: Easter
Session 35: Easter

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  • Lo, the Eastertide is here, Alleluia! — from "Lo, the Day of Days Is Here," Hymn 269 in Singing the Living Tradition Celebrate Easter and...
  • 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. Has spring arrived in your area? What signs of rebirth have you or will...
  • 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: The Easter Egg by Jan Brett, 2010...
  • Materials for Activity Baskets, one for each child Basket decorations such as ribbon, pipe cleaners, strips of foam, markers, fake flowers...
  • Materials for Activity Children's baskets (Activity 5, Baskets) Colorful, plastic Easter eggs, at least 3 per child Preparation for...
  • 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-leaders: How do we feel about what went on during this session? Why? What was the...
  • Lo, the Eastertide is here, Alleluia! — from "Lo, the Day of Days Is Here," Hymn 269 in Singing the Living Tradition IN TODAY'S SESSION.....
  • Meet Jesus: The Life and Lessons of a Beloved Teacher by Lynn Tuttle Gunney, illustrated by Jane Conteh-Morgan (Skinner House, 2007)...

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