Session 11: Do No Harm Part of Moral Tales In This Section Introduction From Moral Tales Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our very being. — Mohandas K. Session-at-a-Glance From Moral Tales Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Gems of Goodness 5 Activity 2: Story Basket and Centering 5 Activity 3: Story — The... Spiritual Preparation From Moral Tales Read the story, "The Answer Is in Your Hands," a few times.... Welcoming and Entering From Moral Tales Materials for Activity Mosaic gemstones, at least three per participant A colorful cloth A small notebook, approximately two by three inches, and a mark... Opening From Moral Tales Activity time: 2 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, an... Activity 1: Gems Of Goodness From Moral Tales Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Clear glass jar or vase Small notebooks, approximately two by three inches, for any newcomers Markers an... Activity 2: 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, "The Answer Is in Your Hand... Activity 3: Story - The Answer Is In Your Hands From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity A copy of the story,"The Answer Is in Your Hands" A chime, a rain stick, or another calming sound... Activity 4: The "in Your Hands" Ball Game From Moral Tales Activity time: 16 minutes Materials for Activity Small, soft ball or a small stuffed bird to pass around the circle A copy of Leader Resource 1, "In You... Activity 5: "what Would Uu Do?" Bracelets From Moral Tales Activity time: 16 minutes Materials for Activity Lanyard, cord, or wire for beading "W," "U," and "D" beads, enough for each child to make a bracelet wi... 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 Newsprint, markers, and tape Moral Compass poster A bold marker, or a piece of card stock and tape or a... 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 container, such as ceramic or metal bowl Play sand (can be found at local hardware store) or... Alternate Activity 2: Frogs And Lily Pads Cooperative Game From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint pad Music tape or CD and player Preparation for Activity Obtain music and a tape/CD player In... Taking It Home: Do No Harm From Moral Tales Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our very being. — Mohandas K. Story 1 The Answer is in Your Hands From Moral Tales Adapted from an Indian folk tale. There was once a wise woman who lived by herself near a small village. Rumor had it that she could always accurately... Leader Resource 1: In Your Hands Scenarios From Moral Tales Your younger brother has just destroyed an art project that you worked on for hours!... Find Out More About Session 11 From Moral Tales For group games and activities that reinforce cooperation and teach peace, see: The Cooperative Sports and Games Book by Terry Orlick (Pantheon, 1978)... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Moral Tales NEXT: Introduction Download all of Moral Tales (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.