Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Wisdom from the Hebrew Scriptures: A Multigenerational Program

Activity 7: Five Smooth Stones Art - Option 3

Activity time: 20 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Small flat stones, such as those found in a craft store, at least five for each participant
  • Acrylic paints, brushes, and cups of water for rinsing or fine-point permanent markers in a variety of colors
  • Smocks to protect clothing

Preparation for Activity

  • Arrange a space with a table appropriate for painting. Cover the table and floor to prevent stains.
  • Set out materials.

Description of Activity

Invite participants to consider what they would want to take with them if they had to confront something or someone they are afraid of. Invite them to paint or draw on the stones symbols or pictures of five things they would want to take with them to give them courage.