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Session 2: Nature's Partnerships

Session 2: Nature's Partnerships
Session 2: Nature's Partnerships

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  • Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you remain irrevocably linked with...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Earth Ball Name Game 5 Activity 2: Introducing the Leadership Chart 10 Activity 3: Story — Swimming...
  • 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 Newsprint, markers, and tape Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle Cloth for altar or centering space Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Inflatable earth ball or globe, available from Amazon Preparation for Activity Inflate the earth ball or globe...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Creating the Leadership Chart Poster board, card stock, markers, adhesive Velcro tape (available...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Swimming Home " A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story such as a book...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Ocean sounds CD and CD player Preparation for Activity Find a space large enough for children to run...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 2, Nature's Partnerships Key Handout 1-8, Nature's Partnerships Wooden craft sticks, glue, and...
  • Materials for Activity World of Wonder Mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 3, Mural Image - Clown Fish , 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 Optional: Copies of The Bee Book Optional: Closing Song lyrics (Session 1) Optional: Video and/or still cameras...
  • 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, one per child Optional: Flashlights, magnifying glasses, or...
  • Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you remain irrevocably linked with...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    In the warm salty waters of the great blue sea, little orange and white fish called clown fish played their favorite game: chasing each...
  • For use with Activity 5, Nature's Partnership Puppets. Clown Fish and Sea Anemone Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of...
  • For use with Activity 5, Nature's Partnership Puppets. Ostrich and Zebra Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this...
  • For use with Activity 5, Nature's Partnership Puppets. Honey Bee and Flower Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this...
  • For use with Activity 5, Nature's Partnership Puppets. Tree and Human Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout...
  • For use with Activity 5, Nature's Partnership Puppets. Aphid and Ant Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout...
  • For use with Activity 5, Nature's Partnership Puppets. Barracuda and Cleaning Fish Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of...
  • For use with Activity 5, Nature's Partnership Puppets. Shrimp and Goby Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this...
  • For use with Activity 5, Nature's Partnership Puppets. Crocodile and Plover Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this...
  • On a sheet of poster board, make a chart of leadership roles the participants can share during this program. Leave enough space next to...
  • Sea Anemone & Clown Fish The sea anemone has poisonous tentacles which keep most fish away from it. The clown fish has special mucus...
  • Clown Fish image by Adrian Pingstone from Wikipedia. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for...
  • These online articles tell more about mutualism, symbiosis, and partnerships in nature: " Mutualism Makes Species ... Flourish " and "...

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