Session 1: We Are All One Part of Moral Tales In This Section Introduction From Moral Tales Rain does not fall on one roof alone.... Session-at-a-Glance From Moral Tales Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Web Name Game 5 Activity 2: Group Behavior Covenant 10 Activity 3: Introduction of story... Spiritual Preparation From Moral Tales Read the story, "We Are All One." Think about the children you will see this morning and their families, whether newcomers or long-time members of your... Welcoming and Entering From Moral Tales Materials for Activity Markers Peel-off nametags Preparation for Activity Set out nametags and markers on a table. Description of Activity As children... Opening From Moral Tales Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, an... Activity 1: Web Name Game From Moral Tales Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity A ball of yarn Preparation for Activity Review the Closing, where a ball of yarn is used in a similar way. Activity 2: Group Behavior Covenant From Moral Tales Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Write "Covenant" at the top of a sheet of newsprin... Activity 3: Introduction Of Story Basket And Centering From Moral Tales Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story, "We Are All One," such as... Activity 4: Story - We Are All One From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity A copy of the story, http://www.uua.org/religiouseducation/curricula/tapestryfaith/moraltale…; A chime,... Activity 5: "We Are All One" Game From Moral Tales Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity A copy of Leader Resource 2, Animal Posing Preparation for Activity Print out Leader Resource, Animal... Activity 6: Clean-up From Moral Tales Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity Plastic tubs or baskets to store markers, pens, stickers and other art materials Waste basket lined with... Closing From Moral Tales Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity A ball of yarn Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: One copy of Singing the Journey, supplement to the... Leader Reflection and Planning From Moral Tales Take a few minutes to evaluate the session with your co-leader immediately afterward, while it is fresh.... Alternate Activity 1: Candles Of Joys And Sorrows From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Large, shallow container, such as ceramic or metal bowl or a plant window box Play sand or unscented ca... Alternate Activity 2: Bugs Nature Walk From Moral Tales Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Optional: Plastic magnifying glass(es) Preparation for Activity Scout for an outdoor location within... Alternate Activity 3: Living Being Masks From Moral Tales Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1, Mask Template, for all participants Color markers Feathers, cotton balls, mini... Taking It Home From Moral Tales Rain does not fall on one roof alone. — Cameroonian proverb. IN TODAY'S SESSION... We heard the story, "We are All One," and tried to imagine what... Story 1 We Are All One From Moral Tales Adapted from the story, "We Are All One," in Stories in Faith by Gail Forsyth-Vail (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2007), which was adapted... Handout 1: Mask Template From Moral Tales Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing. Leader Resource 1: Alternate Openings From Moral Tales Young children appreciate ritual. Repeating the same opening words or singing the same song at the start of each session supports a structure and... Leader Resource 2: Animal Posing From Moral Tales Characters in story, "We Are All One" Suggested pose/motion Suggested statement Woman looking for herb Put a hand above one's eyes as if searching for... Leader Resource 3: Alternate Closings From Moral Tales Young children appreciate ritual.... Find Out More About Session 1 From Moral Tales Fidget Objects The idea of having a basket of "fidget objects" available during session activities comes from Sally Patton, author, workshop leader and... PREVIOUS: Participant Feedback Form UP: Moral Tales NEXT: Introduction Download all of Moral Tales (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.