Session 14: Courage

Session 14: Courage
Session 14: Courage

In This Section

  • One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming & Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Gems of Goodness 5 Activity 2: Story Basket and Centering 5 Activity 3:...
  • To prepare for this session, read the story, "The Lion on the Path," and run it through your imagination so that the setting and characters...
  • 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 A chime, a rain stick, or another...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "The Lion on the Path" A chime, a rain stick, or another calming sound instrument Preparation...
  • Preparation for Activity You will need a large, open floor space. Description of Activity In this activity you are pretending to be in an...
  • Materials for Activity Crayons and/or color markers Blank paper with "I See Myself as Courageous," printed on top for all participants...
  • 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 Heart-shaped stickers Copies of Leader Resource 1, Courage Stickers Letter to Parents to distribute Preparation for...
  • 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 Bean bags in two sizes, larger and smaller A sound instrument to start and stop the action Masking tape Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Sound maker Stuffed animal or doll Preparation for Activity Plan to use this activity after Activity 4: The Courage...
  • One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with...
  • Compiled from a variety of West African and South African folk tales. Once upon a time two cousins lived side by side in a village. They...
  • Dear Parents, As part of our exploration of the virtue of courage your children have begun a two-part Faith in Action project, "Courage"...
  • Courage A book for older children, in which the phrase "exercise your courage muscles" is found, is the Kid's Guide to Working Out...

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