Session 10: The Gift Of Protection

Session 10: The Gift Of Protection
Session 10: The Gift Of Protection

In This Section

  • The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: The Wonder Box 5 Activity 2: Nature Inventory 25 Activity 3: Story — The...
  • Today, children's outdoor play is more limited than that of previous generations in terms of where they can go, what they can do, and how...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers, and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box (See Session 1 for instructions.) Items obtained from nature, such as acorns, fallen leaves, pine cones,...
  • Materials for Activity Paper, and crayons or pencils for all participants Optional: Stickers representing items in nature (leaves, trees,...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, The Green Man Optional: "The Green Man" coloring sheet , and crayons Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Paper - preferably green - and crayons, color pencils, thin markers Preparation for Activity Give each child a sheet...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box poster Leader Resource 1, The Earth Tape or glue stick Copies of Taking It Home for all participants...
  • 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...
  • Materials for Activity Notebooks and pens or pencils Preparation for Activity Find out from an energy company in your community how to...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Gather ideas for skills and behaviors children ages five, six...
  • Materials for Activity A basket for each child A shoebox or a heavy piece of cardboard for each child's fairy house Scissors, tape and glue...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Cushions, sheets or blankets for participants to sit on outside Optional: A timer Preparation for Activity...
  • The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one...
  • By Sophia Lyon Fahs
    From Stories in Faith: Exploring Our UU Principles and Sources Through Wisdom Tales (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2007)...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Blue Boat Home The song, "Blue Boat Home," Hymn 1064 in Singing the Journey: Supplement to Singing the Living Tradition . reflects the...

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