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Session 11: Kindness in Nature

Session 11: Kindness in Nature
Session 11: Kindness in Nature

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  • The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be measured by the way its animals are treated. — Mahatma Gandhi This session...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Earth Ball Name Game 5 Activity 2: Story — The Noble Ibex 10 Activity 3: Animal Altruism Stories and...
  • Find a place where you can be quiet with your thoughts. Close your eyes and breathe deeply for several minutes, perhaps repeating a word or...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle Cloth for altar or centering space Group Covenant (Session 1) Chalice-...
  • Materials for Activity Inflatable earth ball or globe, available from Amazon Preparation for Activity Inflate the earth ball or globe...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " The Noble Ibex " A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story such as a goat...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Animal Altruism Stories Optional: Computer with Internet access and a large monitor or a digital...
  • Materials for Activity Air-hardening clay Newspaper or a plastic tarp Preparation for Activity Optional: Cover work surface. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity World of Wonder Mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 2, Mural Image - Dolphins , and tape Closing song lyrics from...
  • 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 Cookies and cupcakes Paper plates or napkins Price labels Container for cash, and money to give as change Poster...
  • Materials for Activity Ball of yarn Preparation for Activity Clear an open space where the group can sit in a circle. Make sure you know...
  • Materials for Activity Computer with Internet access, and a large monitor or a digital projector and screen Preparation for Activity...
  • The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be measured by the way its animals are treated. — Mahatma Gandhi IN TODAY'S SESSION...
  • By Sarah Conover
    From the book Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents. Once upon a time, the Buddha was born as a magnificent ibex...
  • Dolphin Heroes 1: Shark Rescue One time, a man named Todd was surfing in the ocean in California. Just as he hit a really good wave, a very...
  • "Two bottled nosed dolphins up close" from Office.com, a division of Microsoft Corporation(R). Printing This Handout Download a high-...
  • Read animal hero stories collected on the HubPages website. Watch this story of dolphins rescuing a surfer on the MSNBC website. Explore...

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