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Session 11: Do No Harm

Session 11: Do No Harm
Session 11: Do No Harm

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  • 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...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Gems of Goodness 5 Activity 2: Story Basket and Centering 5 Activity 3:...
  • Read the story, "The Answer Is in Your Hands," a few times. Then take a few minutes to think about your answers to the following questions...
  • Materials for Activity Mosaic gemstones, at least three per participant A colorful cloth A small notebook, approximately two by three...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Clear glass jar or vase Small notebooks, approximately two by three inches, for any newcomers Markers and stick-on...
  • Materials for Activity A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story, "The Answer Is in Your Hands," such as...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "The Answer Is in Your Hands" A chime, a rain stick, or another calming sound instrument...
  • Materials for Activity Small, soft ball or a small stuffed bird to pass around the circle A copy of Leader Resource 1, "In Your Hands"...
  • Materials for Activity Lanyard, cord, or wire for beading "W," "U," and "D" beads, enough for each child to make a bracelet with the...
  • Materials for Activity Plastic tubs or baskets to store markers, pens, stickers and other art materials Waste basket lined with a bag Bag(s...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Moral Compass poster A bold marker, or a piece of card stock and tape or a stapler...
  • Take a few minutes to evaluate the session with your co-leader immediately afterward, while it is fresh. Share your thoughts with any other...
  • Materials for Activity Large container, such as ceramic or metal bowl Play sand (can be found at local hardware store) or unscented cat...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint pad Music tape or CD and player Preparation for Activity Obtain music and a tape/CD player In a large,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Your younger brother has just destroyed an art project that you worked on for hours! You are furious and you feel like hitting him, or...
  • For group games and activities that reinforce cooperation and teach peace, see: The Cooperative Sports and Games Book by Terry Orlick (...

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