Session 5: All Around Us Part of Chalice Children In This Section Introduction From Chalice Children This is the church, this is the steeple, open the doors, and see all the people! — Traditional finger play Today you will introduce the concept that... Session-at-a-Glance From Chalice Children Activity Minutes Activity 1: Free Play 15 Activity 2: Circle Rhymes Transition 5 Activity 3: Circle Time 5 Activity 4: Memory Match Game 15 Activity 5:... Spiritual Preparation From Chalice Children Take time before the session and find a quiet place for reflection.... Opening From Chalice Children Description of Activity In the Chalice Children program, sessions begin with Activity 1, Free Play rather than a formal Opening. The chalice is lit in... Activity 1: Free Play From Chalice Children Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Name tags and markers Variety of free play options, such as toys, a puzzle, a story book, manipulatives... Activity 2: Circle Rhymes Transition From Chalice Children Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Circle Rhymes posters Preparation for Activity Display the Circle Rhymes posters from Session 1. Activity 3: Circle Time From Chalice Children Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice-lighting words, written on newsprint Chalice with tea light flame or other preschool chalice opt... Activity 4: Memory Match Game From Chalice Children Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Memory Match Game – Homemade Cards Preparation for Activity Make the Memory Match... Activity 5: Circle Games From Chalice Children Activity time: 15 minutes Preparation for Activity Familiarize yourself with the games and songs listed in Posters for Chalice Children, under Resources... Closing From Chalice Children Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Markers or crayons Preschool chalice Optional: Envelopes, a single-hole punch, an... Leader Reflection and Planning From Chalice Children Reflect on these questions and discuss them with your co-leader: How do we feel about what went on during this session? Why?... Taking It Home: All Around Us From Chalice Children This is the church, this is the steeple, open the doors, and see all the people! — Traditional finger play IN TODAY'S SESSION... the theme was "All... Leader Resource 1: Memory Match Game: Homemade Cards From Chalice Children The Memory Match Game reinforces the common sights of your congregation. What a surprise for the children to see their congregation, their minister, and... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Chalice Children NEXT: Introduction Download all of Chalice Children (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.