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Session 13: The Gift Of Learning Together

Session 13: The Gift Of Learning Together
Session 13: The Gift Of Learning Together

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  • 'No problem can be solved by the same consciousness that created it. We need to see the world anew.' Albert Einstein This session...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 5 Activity 1: Wonder Box 5 Activity 2: Story — The Rooster Who Learned to Crow 10 Activity...
  • Do you like to learn? Always? It can be hard to hear and process new information, to become proficient at a new skill, or to acknowledge...
  • Materials for Activity Penny jar, created in Session 11: The Gift of Stewardship Preparation for Activity Set the penny jar on a table near...
  • 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 instructions in Session 1.) A wind-up or battery-powered alarm clock Preparation for Activity Make...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, The Rooster Who Learned to Crow Optional: "The Rooster Who Learned to Crow" coloring sheet ,...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Items children can use to demonstrate their skills Preparation for Activity Optional: Gather "props" to...
  • Materials for Activity For each participant Four pieces of yarn, each one 36" long Four drinking straws A ball of yarn A piece of stiff...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box poster (Session 1) Leader Resource 1, Rooster Copies of Taking It Home for all participants Newsprint,...
  • 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 Arrange for the children to learn something new together. You might invite a volunteer from the congregation or...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1, Scavenger Hunt Questions , for each pair or small group Pencils Preparation for Activity Enlist...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Label a sheet of newsprint, "Roosters and Farms," and post...
  • Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it. — Theodore Roosevelt IN...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    A story from A Lamp in Every Corner: Our Unitarian Universalist Storybook (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2004). Read or tell...
  • Read over all the questions. Ask yourselves: What do we need to learn? Who could teach us? Then go find the people who can help. Write down...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • The craft, "Wool Weaving," appears in the book, Animal Crackers, copyright by and available from Heifer International. Permission pending...
  • A Lamp in Every Corner is the title story of a book by Janeen K. Grohsmeyer (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2004). Find more...

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