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Session 6: Hearth and Home

Session 6: Hearth and Home
Session 6: Hearth and Home

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  • And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: A Home Hearth 25 Activity 2: Story — How Coyote Stole Fire 5 Activity 3: Making Coyote Finger...
  • To prepare yourself spiritually for this Creating Home journey, sit in a comfortable position on the floor or in a chair. Close your eyes...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter or matches Labyrinth Basket of name stones Newsprint, markers...
  • Materials for Activity Bag(s) of powdered plaster of Paris Plastic tarp to cover floor Wooden paint stirrers for mixing plaster of Paris...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of story, "How Coyote Stole Fire" Optional: A plaster of Paris hearth made in Activity 1: A Home Hearth...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1, Coyote Finger Puppets Copies of story, "How Coyote Stole Fire" (short version) for all...
  • Materials for Activity One copy of the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook, Singing the Living Tradition Birthday candles for all participants...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth, with participants' name...
  • Take five or ten minutes with your co-leader to consider the following questions: What went well today? What would we do differently in the...
  • Materials for Activity Visual materials, such as posters, from the national or your local Humane Society Optional: Computer with internet...
  • Description of Activity Tell the group in your own words: A man named Francis lived in Europe, many years ago. He became devoted to making...
  • Materials for Activity Bananas, pineapple rings, and pitted cherries Bottle of hand sanitizer Paper plates Preparation for Activity Cut...
  • Materials for Activity Clay or modeling dough Small paper plates Preparation for Activity In the Resources section, under "Leader Resources...
  • Materials for Activity A long cardboard tube from a roll of household aluminum foil or gift wrap. Red construction paper Glue or tape...
  • And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you...
  • Adapted with permission from the version of a Native American folktale on Stonee’s WebLodge: A Native American Lore Website . I. Adapted...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • For more information about Native American folklore, including more than 100 stories from the teaching lore of Native American tribes,...

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