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Session 37: Mother's/Father's Day

Session 37: Mother's/Father's Day
Session 37: Mother's/Father's Day

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  • I who love you shall be near you, all through the night. — from "Sleep, My Child," Hymn 409 in Singing the Living Tradition This session...
  • 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. Do you have a favorite lullaby? Was it sung to you? Have you sung it to...
  • 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 Leader Resource 1, Sample Mother's/Father's Day Letter Chalice-lighting words, written on newsprint Chalice with tea...
  • Materials for Activity Story book Preparation for Activity Choose a story from the following suggestions: Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! by...
  • Materials for Activity Flowers and green stems or baby's breath Florist tape and corsage/boutonniere pins Cups or trays of water for...
  • Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the games and songs. Display any posters you have made. Prepare to add "Happy Loving Day...
  • 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...
  • I who love you shall be near you, all through the night. —"Sleep, My Child," Hymn 409 in Singing the Living Tradition IN TODAY'S SESSION...
  • Dear Chalice Children families, On [day, date], we are offering a Mother's/Father's Day session for the preschool Chalice Children group...
  • Family Diversity A panorama of family diversity can be seen, and displayed, in the traveling photographic exhibits offered by the Family...

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