Weave a Tapestry of Faith. UU newsletter from winter 2011 is the four-page, color insert in UU World magazine with stories, activities, and reflections drawn from Tapestry of Faith religious education programs and resources.
Gift Of Faith: Tending the Spiritual Lives of Children by Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar. Filled with practical advice and psychological insight, The Gift of Faith celebrates religion in lives in children. Drawing from her personal stories and experiences, Nieuwejaar illustrates how religious community plays an integral role in deepening the faith of parents, who are children's primary educators. She encourages parents to communicate their beliefs in words and in actions.
This is a great first day/week activity for getting to know students, and they will love it because it involves candy! They randomly choose an M out of the bag, depending on the color they choose they will answer a question about themselves. If some students do not like chocolate you could use Skittles instead. 0642