Session 9: Generosity: Give and Ye Shall Receive Part of Moral Tales In This Section Introduction From Moral Tales Giving brings happiness at every stage of its expression.... Session-at-a-Glance From Moral Tales Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 2 Activity 1: Gems of Goodness 5 Activity 2: Story Basket and Centering 3 Activity 3: Story — The... Spiritual Preparation From Moral Tales Read the session, especially the story. Take a few minutes to think about a time when someone was especially generous to you with no strings attached. 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 two by three inches, for any newcomers Markers an... Activity 2: Story Basket And Centering From Moral Tales Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story, such as a globe or map,... Activity 3: Story - The Better Offer From Moral Tales Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity A copy of story, "The Better Offer" Preparation for Activity Read through the story a few times. If... Activity 4: Home-made Modeling Dough From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Smocks or old tee shirts for all participants Flour, water, vegetable oil, salt, and food coloring as... Activity 5: Modeling Dough Fun From Moral Tales Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Parcels or containers of modeling dough made by children in Activity 4: Home-made Modeling Dough Waxed... Activity 6: Clean-up From Moral Tales Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Containers to hold markers, stickers and other arts and crafts materials children have used Lined... Closing From Moral Tales Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Moral Compass poster Optional: One copy of Singing the Journey, supplement ... 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. Be ready to share your thoughts with other team... Faith In Action: Long-term - Toy And Book Drive From Moral Tales Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Leader Resource 2, Toy and Book Drive Letter Preparation for Activity Confer with the directo... 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: Material World From Moral Tales Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Copy of the book, Material World: A Global Family Portrait by Peter Menzel (Sierra Club Books, 1994)... Taking It Home: Generosity: Give and Ye Shall Receive From Moral Tales Giving brings happiness at every stage of its expression.... Story 1 The Better Offer From Moral Tales Adapted from a historical Islamic tale. Uthman ibn Affan was one of the very first followers of the prophet Muhammad, who started the Muslim religion.... Leader Resource 1: Modeling Dough Recipe From Moral Tales This recipe will make enough modeling dough for two or three children to use in Session 9: Generosity. This can be messy. Use smocks or old tee shirts. Leader Resource 2: Toy and Book Drive Letter to Parents From Moral Tales Dear Parents, The children in Moral Tales will be collecting new and gently used toys and books for (name of agency or organization), from (start date)... Find Out More From Moral Tales Visit a website of "alternative gifts" to target a donation of any amount toward one of many specific programs that improve the lives of people around i... PREVIOUS: Find Out More About Sessioni 8 UP: Moral Tales NEXT: Introduction Download all of Moral Tales (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.