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Session 6: Expression (Paintbrush)

Session 6: Expression (Paintbrush)
Session 6: Expression (Paintbrush)

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  • Beauty without expression is boring. — Ralph Waldo Emerson The paintbrush symbolizes personal expression of our inner life and thoughts. In...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — The Cellist of Sarajevo 10 Activity 2: Word Bodies 10 Activity 3:...
  • Take a moment and let your body and mind settle. If you are comfortable doing so, spend a few moments in peaceful meditation. In...
  • Materials for Activity Unruled index cards or small squares of blank paper A variety of materials for doodling, such as colored pencils,...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, and tape Tool...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, " The Cellist of Sarajevo " Preparation for Activity Read the story and prepare to tell or read...
  • Materials for Activity Paper and pencils for writing the words assigned to each group Preparation for Activity Review this activity,...
  • Materials for Activity Large grocery bags, one for each small group of four or five children For each grocery bag: a kitchen implement,...
  • Materials for Activity Music CDs or tapes, and player Cafeteria trays or large sheets of aluminum foil or glossy paper for all participants...
  • Materials for Activity Tool of the Day - a paintbrush Chalice and candle Safety matches and long fireplace matches Small dish for spent...
  • Reflect on these questions and discuss them with your co-leaders: How do we feel about today's session? What parts of the session worked...
  • Description of Activity To experience personal expression as a quality of Unitarian Universalist faith, create a Faith in Action project...
  • Beauty without expression is boring. — Ralph Waldo Emerson IN TODAY'S SESSION . . . The paintbrush symbolizes personal expression of our...
  • By Jessica York
    You do not have to be rich or famous or even an adult to make a difference in the world. You do not need to have special training or be the...
  • The Cellist of Sarajevo In the children's picture book, Echoes from the Square by Elizabeth Wellburn and illustrated by Deryk Houston (...

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