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 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.