June: In our June RE classes we celebrated our parents by discussing all that they’ve done for us and how we can be thankful. We also explored the Summer Solstice as UUs, and how we can relate to the changing of the seasons through the rhythms of the earth. July: July begins our new curriculum! We will be diving into Buddhism, … [Read more…]
This month with the RE, we planted flowers, learned about seeds, played games about the circle of life, explored ways that we care for the environment, made up superhero games based on plant names. We also celebrated Beltane together with the congregation dancing around the Maypole. We celebrated the Buddhist Theravada New Year with a … [Read more…]
In December, we learned about the stories and traditions of Hanukkah, Christmas, Winter Solstice, and Kwanzaa, and the cultures that they come from. We did a lot of arts and crafts in December, and had fabulous guests come in: Jessie Roberts for Hanukkah, Paul Patton for Winter Solstice, and Lawrence Greene for Kwanzaa. In January, … [Read more…]
During the month of November and December the Children’s RE program will be exploring various Hanukkah traditions: learning about the Star of David, lighting a Menorah, playing games with dreidels, singing songs, and feasting on Latkes (Dec. 1). All are welcome!