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Session 14: Enough Stuff

Session 14: Enough Stuff
Session 14: Enough Stuff

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  • People overestimate the pleasure they'll get from having more stuff. This does not apply to new rose bushes, crayons, or yarn stashes. — Dr...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Earth Ball Name Game 5 Activity 2: Story — Enough Stuff 10 Activity 3: Recycle Relay 15 Activity 4:...
  • 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, " Enough Stuff " A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story such as a piece...
  • Materials for Activity Two sets of four recycle bins (or cardboard boxes or other containers), two boxes or barrels for trash, and two bins...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Handout 1, Birthday Party Resources Optional: Talking stick Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Clean, used toilet paper rolls Construction paper, markers or crayons, tape and glue sticks A stapler and a single...
  • Materials for Activity World of Wonder mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 1, Mural Image - Too Much Stuff , 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 Birthday cakes (brought in by participants, at least 12, one for each month of the year) Tables and chairs Cake...
  • 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 Lunch-sized paper bags, cloth bags, or small baggies to collect interesting items along the way, one per child...
  • Materials for Activity Computer with Internet access and a large monitor or a digital projector Preparation for Activity Test equipment...
  • People overestimate the pleasure they'll get from having more stuff. This does not apply to new rose bushes, crayons, or yarn stashes. — Dr...
  • By Julie Simon
    Jamie sat on his bed, while his Dad talked on the phone. In just three weeks, Jamie was going to turn seven. He couldn't wait. He was...
  • Birthdays Without Pressure Kids' Birthday Parties: Taking the Stress Out of Celebrations Zero Waste Home The No-Presents Birthday Party...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Read about Freecycle and find out how to participate locally. Enjoy a video of Delbert McClinton singing his song "Too Much Stuff." Visit...

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