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Session 3: New Friends

Session 3: New Friends
Session 3: New Friends

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  • Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, "What! You too? I thought I was the only one." — C.S. Lewis, British...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 10 Activity 1: Poem — Like Me 10 Activity 2: New Friends Big Book 20 Activity 3:...
  • Friendship is changing in our world. Often friends are those who you see little but email or text daily. Think about your friends at each...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Preparation for Activity If you have not...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the poem " Like Me " Pictures of children Optional: "Like Me" coloring sheet , and crayons Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity 11x17-inch sheets of paper for all participants Two 12x18-inch sheets of poster board Crayons, color markers, color...
  • Materials for Activity Large mural paper White glue, small paper plates, and water color brushes A variety of bright wrapping paper...
  • Description of Activity Invite everyone to gather in a circle and hold hands. Start by squeezing the hand to your right and saying: "Today...
  • Today's session included potentially challenging topics for young children. Think about the discussions. Were there children who seemed...
  • Materials for Activity Decks of playing cards (a deck for every two participants) Preparation for Activity Divide each deck of playing...
  • Preparation for Activity Read the Description of Activity so you are comfortable leading the finger play words and actions. You may want to...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Poster - First Principle Crayons and/or color markers Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 1 for all...
  • Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, "What! You too? I thought I was the only one." — C.S. Lewis, British...
  • By Emily Kingsley in the book Free to Be... A Family conceived and edited by Marlo Thomas. Copyright 1987 and published by Bantam Books...
  • Unitarian Universalist First Principle We believe each and every person is important. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy...
  • Materials about Teaching Tolerance Rhinos and Raspberries Tolerance Tales for the Early Grades, Southern Poverty Law Institute, Teaching...

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