Session 8: Do unto Others

Session 8: Do unto Others
Session 8: Do unto Others

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  • This session promotes the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," and the suggestion from scripture to "Love thy...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming & Entering 0 Opening 3 Activity 1: Gems of Goodness 5 Activity 2: Story Basket and Centering 5 Activity 3:...
  • Review the story of "The Good Samaritan." The story is significant not only in that the man from Samaria helps someone he does not know,...
  • 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 Good Samaritan," such as a cloth...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, "The Good Samaritan" Optional: Items from the story basket to use as props A chime, a rain...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Leader Resource 1, Golden Rule Role Play Scenarios A bell or other sound maker Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity A sound maker Optional: Bean bags for all participants Preparation for Activity Find a large open space indoors or...
  • Description of Activity Help the children reflect on how they felt in the role of helper and in the role of someone needing help. Use these...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape A large piece of poster board Magazines and newspapers to cut up, with images of people...
  • 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 Short term Coupons cut from Leader Resource 2: Good Neighbor Coupons for all participants Pencils, pens and color...
  • 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 Sound maker Preparation for Activity Make sure you have adequate open space for this game. Description of Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Blindfolds A bell or other sound instrument Chairs, cones or other objects to create a simple obstacle course...
  • This is the sum of all true righteousness — Treat others, as thou wouldst thyself be treated. Do nothing to thy neighbor, which hereafter...
  • Adapted from Hebrew scripture (Leviticus 19:18) and Christian scripture (Luke 10:25-37). Preparation To make this story participatory: Open...
  • Questions for Reviewing the Story, "The Good Samaritan" Gather children in chairs set in a semi-circle. Review the story, "The Good...
  • GOOD NEIGHBOR COUPON I, ________________________________ (name of child), would like to do a helping kindness for...
  • Cooperative Games Terry Orlick's book, The Cooperative Sports & Games Book (Pantheon Books, 1978) was the source for cooperative games...

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