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Session 12: Beauty in Nature

Session 12: Beauty in Nature
Session 12: Beauty in Nature

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  • Imagine a glorious full moon coming over the tops of the spruce, big and yellow, shedding a mysterious light on everything... the moonlight...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Earth Ball Name Game 5 Activity 2: Story — Treasure Stones 10 Activity 3: Eyes on Nature 20 Activity...
  • 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, " Treasure Stones " A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story such as...
  • Preparation for Activity Choose an outdoor location, preferably with a diversity of living things. Gather materials for Activity 4,...
  • Materials for Activity Drawing paper on clipboards for all participants, and a variety of implements such as color pencils, crayons,...
  • Materials for Activity World of Wonder Mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 1, Mural Image - Lismer Painting , and tape Closing song lyrics...
  • Take a few minutes to evaluate the session with your co-leader immediately after the session, while it is fresh. Share your thoughts with...
  • Materials for Activity Dry red clay and compost, perennial wildflower seeds suitable for your local climate, large bowls, and water Cookie...
  • 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...
  • Preparation for Activity Identify a safe, accessible, and naturally beautiful outdoor place for children to embark on a walk. Description...
  • Materials for Activity Selection of natural items Drawing paper on clipboards, and art materials such as chalk, pastels, color pencils,...
  • Imagine a glorious full moon coming over the tops of the spruce, big and yellow, shedding a mysterious light on everything... the moonlight...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    In a time not so long ago and in a place not so far away, there lived a boy named Arthur Lismer. Arthur always had a pencil in his pocket,...
  • Arthur Lismer, from Wikipedia. The Guides Home, Algonquin (1914, National Gallery, Ottawa) was an experiment in impressionism. Printing...
  • Arthur Lismer (1885-1969) Arthur Lismer was born in Sheffield, England, in 1885. His parents and grandparents were Unitarians, and the...

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