Session 13: Justice for All

Session 13: Justice for All
Session 13: Justice for All

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  • Riches that leave another poor I do not want. β€” Andre Gide This session teaches children about injustice and inequality in our world, and...
  • 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 Dog and the Heartless King." Take a few moments to consider any or all of these questions: Whom do you most relate to...
  • 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 2"x 3", for any newcomers Markers and stick-on gems or other...
  • Materials for Activity A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story, such as a stuffed dog, preferably one...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "The Dog and the Heartless King" A chime, a rain stick, or another calming sound instrument...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Chime, rain stick or other sound instrument (optional) Preparation for Activity Write "...
  • Materials for Activity Lots of different snack foods including some plain uninteresting foods as well as some highly appealing foods...
  • Description of Activity It is important that children have an opportunity to talk about their feelings and process the justice issues that...
  • 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 Optional: Music and player Optional: Guitar, piano or other instrument Preparation for...
  • 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 Newsprint, markers and tape A copy of Leader Resource 1, Living Simply Ceremony Preparation for Activity Discuss...
  • 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 A copy of the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio (Ten Speed Press, 2005)...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Leader Resource 2, Unfair Scenarios Preparation for Activity Download Leader Resource 2, Unfair Scenarios...
  • Riches that leave another poor I do not want. β€” Andre Gide IN TODAY'S SESSION... Today we talked about the importance of fairness and...
  • Adapted, with permission, from β€œThe Heartless King,” an Indian folk tale adapted by Sophia Fahs in From Long Ago and Many Lands , second...
  • Materials for Activity Medium-sized white or light gray stones, one per participant A large decorative vase or glass bowl A small table or...
  • Scenario 1 (two, plus watchdog): Person A: You have a really big piece of chocolate cake. It's your favorite desert and you don't want to...
  • Learn about the make-up of our world with this picture book that makes population numbers more concrete and is informative for people of...

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