Session 16: Memories of Home

Session 16: Memories of Home
Session 16: Memories of Home

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  • Memory is lodged in pictures and feelings in the cells themselves. Like a sponge filled with water, anywhere the flesh is pressed, wrung,...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Unique Name Design Signs 10 Activity 2: Foil Handprints 10 Activity 3: Story — The Memory Table 10...
  • You began Creating Home by standing on a threshold and thinking about the children who would cross into the religious education space. Now...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth Basket of name stones...
  • Materials for Activity Large sheets of blank paper or pieces of poster board A thick, black permanent marker Crayons or color markers A...
  • Materials for Activity A roll of heavy foil A pencil with a dull point A small stack of old newspapers Scissors, including left-handed...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of story, "The Memory Table" Optional: “The Memory Table” coloring sheet , and crayons Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity An empty suitcase Preparation for Activity Bring in a suitcase large enough to pack for a journey but small and...
  • Materials for Activity Cinnamon dough for all participants (Leader Resource 1, Cinnamon Dough Recipe ) Waxed paper and paper plates Rolling...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth, with participants' name...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Leader Resource 2, Journey Meditation Optional: Mats or rugs for children to lie on Optional: Tape or CD...
  • Materials for Activity Booklets made using Taking It Home Continuing the Journey Booklet for all participants A candle to give each...
  • Materials for Activity Large, wooden beads Large, shallow bowls Jute or heavy string Scissors, including left-handed scissors Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Paper, and crayons or color markers to share Index cards or post-its from the Word Wall Optional: Stapler Optional:...
  • Memory is lodged in pictures and feelings in the cells themselves. Like a sponge filled with water, anywhere the flesh is pressed, wrung,...
  • Seven-year-old Steven dragged his backpack down the unfamiliar pathway to his new house. School was over for the day, but Steven was not...
  • The 12-page booklet offers questions for family activities to extend the learning of many of the Creating Home sessions, questions for...
  • See instructions for assembling the booklet . Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • See instructions for assembling the booklet . Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • See instructions for assembling the booklet . Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • See instructions for assembling the booklet . Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • See instructions for assembling the booklet . Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • See instructions for assembling the booklet . Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • 1 cup of ground cinnamon 1 cup of smooth applesauce white school glue, such as Elmer’s glue Gradually mix ground cinnamon into applesauce...
  • (Once children are settled in a comfortable position, invite them to close their eyes. Read the meditation slowly, giving them time to...
  • A String and A Prayer by Eleanor Wiley and Maggie Oman Shannon is a wonderful little book that tells the ancient history of beading and how...

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