Session 16: Working Together Part of Moral Tales In This Section Workiing Together Introduction From Moral Tales Drops that gather one by one finally form a sea. — Persian proverb This session emphasizes the idea of strengthening community and working cooperatively... Session-at-a-Glance From Moral Tales Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Gems of Goodness 10 Activity 2: Story Basket and Centering 3 Activity 3: Story — A Bundl... Spiritual Preparation From Moral Tales Take a few moments to sit quietly with this story, picturing it as it unfolds in your imagination.... 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 2"x 3", for any newcomers Markers and stick-on ge... Activity 2: Story Basket And Centering From Moral Tales Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity A large basket Craft sticks A large rubber band Copy of the story, "The Bundle of Sticks" A chime, a rai... Activity 3: Story - The Bundle Of Sticks From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity A copy of the story,"The Bundle of Sticks" A chime, a rain stick, or another calming sound instrument... Activity 4: What Would Uu Do? From Moral Tales Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Moral Compass poster A bold marker, or a piece of card stock and tape or a stapler Newsprint, markers a... Activity 5: Making A Bundle Together From Moral Tales Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Color markers Craft sticks, enough for each child's bundle of craft sticks to include one for each chil... Activity 6: Clean-up From Moral Tales Activity time: 2 minutes Materials for Activity Plastic tubs or baskets to store markers, pens, stickers and other art materials.... Session 16: Working Together - Closing From Moral Tales Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity Moral Compass poster A bold marker, or a piece of card stock and tape or a stapler Newsprint, markers, 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. If this is the final session, you may wish to... Faith In Action: Long-term - Parrots For Pennies From Moral Tales Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity List of ideas for generating pennies, created in previous session Large clear plastic jar for fundraisi... 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: What Would Uu Do? Moral Compass Game From Moral Tales Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Moral Compass poster Newsprint, markers and tape Several copies of Leader Resource 2, What Would UU Do? Alternate Activity 3: Take-home Mini-compasses From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of handout, Take-Home Mini-Compass for all participants (three-page story) A sample, finished... Alternate Activity 4: Gems Of Goodness Party From Moral Tales Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity A special snack and drink Paper plates, paper cups and plastic utensils as needed Gems of Goodness jar... Alternate Activity 5: Cooperative Hula Hoop Game From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity One large hula hoop Optional: A second large hula hoop Sound instrument Preparation for Activity Move t... Taking It Home From Moral Tales Drops that gather one by one finally form a sea. — Persian proverb IN TODAY'S SESSION... We focused on the theme of cooperation. The children acted out... Story 1: The Bundle of Sticks From Moral Tales Adapted from an Aesop's fable. Once upon a time, an old woman lived on a beautiful farm in the country.... Leader Resource 1: Parrots for Pennies Letter to Parents From Moral Tales Dear Parents, As part of our session on Perseverance, the children started a new Faith in Action project today. Faith in Action projects help us to... Leader Resource 2: What Would UU Do Dilemma Slips From Moral Tales There are 15 dilemmas suggested to use for the activity. All of the session concepts (Moral Compass directions) taught in the Moral Tales program can be... Leader Resource 3: List Of Moral Tales Session Concepts From Moral Tales Session Title Concept as Noted on Moral Compass Poster 1 We Are All One Interdependence 2 Conscience: Hearing the Inner Voice Inner voice 3 Faith, Hope ... Leader Resource 4: Take-Home Moral Compass Template From Moral Tales Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing. Find Out More From Moral Tales Discovery Time for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution by Sarah Pirtle (Nyack, NY: The Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program, 1998).... PREVIOUS: Find Out More About Session 15 UP: Moral Tales NEXT: Workiing Together Introduction Download all of Moral Tales (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.