Session 14: Comings and Goings

Session 14: Comings and Goings
Session 14: Comings and Goings

In This Section

  • We have to celebrate, because this brother of yours ... he was lost and has been found. — Christian scripture, Luke 15:32 In Creating Home...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Lost and Found Game 5 Activity 2: Story — The Lost Son 10 Activity 3: Welcome Home Poster 10...
  • Sit or stand in the middle of the meeting room and close your eyes. Slowly breathe in, hold for a count of four and breathe out. Slowly...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth Basket of name stones...
  • Materials for Activity Five large buttons Description of Activity This game will help children understand that objects, if lost, can be...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of story, "The Lost Son" Optional: A quarter, two dimes, and a nickel Optional: “The Lost Son” coloring sheet...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Large roll of paper, such as butcher paper or brown mailing wrap Optional: Large pieces...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1, Lost Son Stick Puppets Crayons or markers Tongue depressors or straws, at least three for all...
  • Materials for Activity Rhythm sticks, a pair for each participant Optional: Color markers or fast-drying paint Optional: Handouts for all...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth, with participants' name...
  • Some children at this age have gone away from their homes and returned more than once. Others have never spent a night away from home...
  • Materials for Activity Blank paper for all participants Long letter envelopes and postage stamps Crayons, markers, and items to decorate...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of On the Path Home for all participants Crayons or markers Preparation for Activity Download, print, and...
  • We have to celebrate, because this brother of yours …he was lost and has been found. – Christian scripture, Luke 15:32 IN TODAY’S SESSION…...
  • Adapted from Christian scripture. There once was a father, who had two sons. The younger son wanted to leave home and travel to distant...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • We get up in the morning 1 2 3 hold and we go to school 1 2 3 hold We all come home (hold). 1 2 3 hold We all come home (hold) 1 2 3 hold...
  • Customize this text message. Then, cut and paste it multiple times into another document, so you can print four or five identical messages...
  • A book about finding family home in a non-traditional setting is Coming Home : from the life of Langston Hughes by Floyd Cooper (New York:...

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