DURING 10:00 AM 2017 SUMMER SERVICES
RAINBOW CHALICE CLUB in Lower Level
Ideally for Pre-K to 3rd graders
Please come wearing sunscreen and to be outside
THEME: “Joy in Nature”
CLICK HERE for Summer 2017 10:00 AM programming PDF
- 15 minutes of free play
- Joys/Sorrows & brief meditation
- Story & Related Activity (movement, art or science related) based on the theme of the day
- 15 minutes of free play (Parent’s pick up 15 minutes after service ends)
June 4: The Path of Joy Activity options: Celebrate the Joy of Friends & Family –Game: Follow the leader on Path of Joy, Principle 3 & 4 We are free to learn together, & Search for what is true
June 11: Joy of Laughter & Beardsley Summer Bags, Activity options: Share jokes, Sort items for Beardsley School Summer Backpacks Bags Principle 2 Be Kind in all you do
June 18 (Father’s Day Wkd:) Central Pillars of Joy –Themes: reframing, gratitude, the choice we make to be kind & generous Activity options: “I Spy” something I’m happy for, thankful for… ,Random Acts of Kindness envelopes
June 25: Joy of Nature – Summer Solstice story, and sidewalk sundial, and chalk drawings UU Source: Earth based religions
July 2 (4th of July Wkd) Trees Everywhere Activity options: Leaf shape sorting, Tree meditation
UU Source: Direct experience with the mystery
July 9: Forest Sounds Activity options: cricket clickers, sounds of nature identification, bird whistles
UU Principle 7: We care for the earth that we share with all living things,
July 16: Forest Animals Theme: How best share our Earthly home with animals? Activity options: create animal art or bird’s nest with sticks
July 23: Forest Artists Theme: Beauty is everywhere, are you looking for it every day?
Activity options: spider web art, I Walk in Beauty – a Navajo prayer/song
July 30: Forest Edibles Themes: gifts of the Earth, Activity options: Meditation with berries. Please let the staff know if your child has an allergy at drop off (and optional flower petals.
If you have edible flowers in your garden to share please contact Mary Collins, Director of Lifespan Faith Development by July 26)
August 6: Mushrooms & Fungi Activity options: parachute “mushroom” play, up-close look at mushrooms, It’s important to look closely at things!
August 13: Forest Fire Prevention Themes: Fire safety and wonder at & respect the power of fire,
Activity options: pass bucket of water, “Fire” painting,
August 20: Camping Themes: working together & relaxing together, Activity options: set up a tent, ropes & knots, camp songs UU Principle 6 Build a fair & peaceful world
August 27: Conservation Principles: 7 Activity options: recycled materials re-purposed.
Sept 3: (Labor Day Wkd) AT Compo Beach – Down By the Seashore Themes: Reverence & wonder Activity options: sand & water play, WEAR sunscreen, clothes to get wet & sandy in, hat