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Session 4: Animal Homes

Session 4: Animal Homes
Session 4: Animal Homes

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  • Perhaps the most radical thing we can do is to stay home, so we can learn the names of the plants and animals around us; so that we can...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Lizard's Song 10 Activity 2: Who Shares the Barn Home? 18 Activity 3: Burrow, Den, or Nest...
  • The term "nesting" evokes birds, but it also describes human behavior upon claiming a space. In your moments of spiritual preparation to...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LCD light Lighter or matches if needed Labyrinth Basket of stones, at least one stone for each...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of story, "Lizard's Song" Optional: “Lizard's Song” coloring sheet , and crayons Preparation for Activity Read...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1: Who Shares the Barn Home? for all participants Sheets of blank paper for all participants...
  • Materials for Activity Photographic and illustrated images of wild animals and farm animals Quilts, sheets, large sticks, and other items...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1: Wild Animal Matching Puzzles Crayons Preparation for Activity Print out Leader Resource 1: Wild...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Post a blank page of newsprint and title the page "Farm...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth, with participants' name...
  • As you clean up the learning space, think about ways that animals have provided for your life.
  • Preparation for Activity Go to the National Audubon Society website to learn about the century-old Christmas Bird Count that takes place...
  • Materials for Activity Sheets of 11X17-inch paper. Preparation for Activity Visit one or more websites about Community Supported...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "It Could Be Worse" Optional: “It Could Be Worse” coloring sheet , and crayons Preparation for...
  • Perhaps the most radical thing we can do is to stay home, so we can learn the names of the plants and animals around us; so that we can...
  • Adapted from a Jewish folktale from Poland In this fun and participatory story a farmer lives in a house with his wife and children and the...
  • Adapted from a National Park Service website; used by permission of Wind Cave National Park. In this Native American legend, Lizard sings a...
  • 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.
  • Find out more about Community Supported Agriculture and get information about CSA in your area on the web. Learn about issues regarding the...

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