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Session 15: Working Together to Make a Difference

Session 15: Working Together to Make a Difference
Session 15: Working Together to Make a Difference

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  • It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees... We can work together for a...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Earth Ball Name Game 5 Activity 2: Story — Growing Green 10 Activity 3: Cooperative Storytelling 10...
  • 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, " Growing Green " A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story such as an...
  • Materials for Activity A notebook and pencil/pen (for adult use) Preparation for Activity Be prepared with story suggestions. Designate a...
  • Materials for Activity Inflatable earth balls or beach balls, as many as possible Preparation for Activity Inflate the earth balls or beach...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Handprint Garden Mural Washable poster paint in rainbow colors A large roll of mural paper...
  • Materials for Activity World of Wonder mural from Session 1 Handprint Garden mural from Activity 5, and tape Closing song lyrics from...
  • 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 Information about starting a nature club Preparation for Activity Recruit a small group to plan the gathering and...
  • 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 Optional: Scraps for composting Preparation for Activity If your congregation has a Green Sanctuary team or...
  • Materials for Activity Community puzzle available from the Community Puzzle website Markers or crayons Preparation for Activity Discuss...
  • It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees... We can work together for a...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    Holding up an apple (or other fruit) as you begin telling this story provides a focus. If no one responds to your questions, or if the...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • See a good resource for cooperative games on the Learning for Life website . The community garden is just one of the Green Sanctuary...

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