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Session 16: Using Our Senses of Wonder

Session 16: Using Our Senses of Wonder
Session 16: Using Our Senses of Wonder

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  • Wisdom begins in wonder. — Socrates, Greek philosopher One of the most important goals of the World of Wonder program is for the children...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Earth Ball Appreciations 5 Activity 2: Wonder Walk 35 Faith in Action: World of Wonder Open House 60...
  • 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 Magnifying glass for each participant A ball of yarn, and scissors A pair of scissors Optional: Digital camera...
  • Materials for Activity World of Wonder Mural from Session 1 Closing song lyrics from Session 1 Taking It Home Optional: Stories from World...
  • Take a few minutes to evaluate the session and the program as a whole with your co-leader. Share your thoughts with any other team leaders...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle Cloth for altar or centering space Group Covenant (Session 1) Chalice-...
  • Materials for Activity 10 to 20 objects such as a spoon, pencil, pen, stone, book and so on A tray large enough to hold the items, and a...
  • Description of Activity Ask the children to find a partner and sit on the floor facing each other. Tell them to start the activity with...
  • Materials for Activity A selection of instruments or sound-making devices such as a bell, a buzzer, a clapper, different types of drums, or...
  • Materials for Activity Film canisters (or small sandwich baggies if film canister are not available), one per participant plus a few extra...
  • Wisdom begins in wonder. — Socrates, Greek philosopher IN TODAY'S SESSION... we celebrated our time together with an outdoor Wonder Walk...
  • Resources for extending the themes of World of Wonder: Books Broda, Herbert W., Schoolyard-Enhanced Learning: Using the Outdoors as an...

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