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Session 6: Lifecycles

Session 6: Lifecycles
Session 6: Lifecycles

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  • Awaken to the universe's simple gift of the butterfly. Watch with fascination and joy as a jeweled treasure glides by and gently touches...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Earth Ball Name Game 5 Activity 2: Story — A Caterpillar Grows Up 10 Activity 3: Frog Metamorphosis...
  • 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, " A Caterpillar Grows Up " A large basket Objects to place in the basket that are related to the story such...
  • Preparation for Activity Designate a large space, preferably outdoors. Communicate to families that children should come dressed for...
  • Materials for Activity Empty, cardboard dozen egg cartons, pipe cleaners and a pencil, and markers or crayons Optional: Googly eyes and...
  • Materials for Activity World of Wonder Mural from Session 1 Leader Resource 1, Mural Image - Butterfly , 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 Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery from Your Own Backyard by Unitarian Universalist Loree Griffin...
  • 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: Flashlights, magnifying glasses, or handheld dental mirrors Preparation for Activity Inform families of...
  • Materials for Activity A computer with Internet access, and a large monitor or a digital projector Preparation for Activity Set up the...
  • Awaken to the universe's simple gift of the butterfly. Watch with fascination and joy as a jeweled treasure glides by and gently touches...
  • Adapted from The Family Finds Out by Edith Hunter (Boston: Beacon Press, 1966). Ellen was sitting up on a branch of the apple tree,...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Visit the Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth or the UUA's Green Sanctuary program to learn how UUs are involved in taking care of...

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