Session 6: Chalice Necklaces Part of Chalice Children In This Section Introduction From Chalice Children I've got peace like a river, joy like a fountain, love like an ocean . . . — Hymn 100 in Singing the Living Tradition In this session, we connect the... 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: Story 5 Activity 5: Chalice... Spiritual Preparation From Chalice Children Take time before the session and find a quiet place for reflection. How are peace, love, and joy a part of your life? Do you call this "God"? Some of us... 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, story books, 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: Story From Chalice Children Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, The Flaming Chalice Optional: Story book Preparation for Activity Using Leader Resour... Activity 5: Chalice Necklaces From Chalice Children Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Pictures of many different styles of chalices Chalice clip art Yarn, preferably rainbow yarn, at least... Activity 6: Circle Games and Dancing From Chalice Children Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Blue dancing scarves, one for each child, or rolls of blue crepe paper to make streamers Optional:... Closing From Chalice Children Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Taking It Home handout Markers or crayons Preschool chalice Optional: Envelopes for handouts, a hole pun... 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 I've got peace like a river. — Hymn 100 in Singing the Living Tradition IN TODAY'S SESSION . . . the theme was "The chalice is a special Unitarian... Leader Resource 1: The Flaming Chalice From Chalice Children Adapted from Circles of Light, a story in Session 2 of the Tapestry of Faith children's program, Creating Home. After a big war, families didn't have... Find Out More From Chalice Children To learn more about the history of the flaming chalice, check out this UUA webpage. Read two sermons about our chalice:... PREVIOUS: Leader Resource 1: Memory Match Game: Homemade Cards UP: Chalice Children NEXT: Introduction Download all of Chalice Children (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.