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DR. SEUSS AND UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS: OVERVIEW OF SESSIONS

TITLE

AGE YRS

DATE

TIME

AFFIRMATIONS

THEMES

ACTIVITIES

500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

06-08.

1938

12 min.

We are fair and kind to each other.

Responsibility for own actions

Pictures. Competitive/noncompetitive games. Pennies

And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street

03-08.

1937

5 min.

Everyone is important. Church is a place where we learn together.

Imagination

Walk, Hunt

Bartholomew & the Oobleck

05-08.

1949

10 min.

We are always learning. We help take care of our world.

Environment Giving thanks

Pictures, going outside

Big Brag, The (Yertle the Turtle)

05-08.

1958

5 min.

Everyone is important.

Self-image

Boasting, True and False
Make worms

Butter Battle Book, The

10+

1984

10 min.

We treat people with justice and equity. We help make the world better for everyone.

Conflict

Make flags

Cat in the Hat Cat in the Hat Comes Back

06-07.

1957 1958

7 min. each

We have a say about things that are important to us. We help take care of our world.

Responsibility for own actions

Storytelling Cleaning

Daisy-Head Mayzie

06-09.

1995

10 min.

Everyone is special

Unexpected happenings

Affirmation daisies

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

03-09.

1973

8 min.

Everyone is important.

Feeling sorry for yourself

Making "Thankful" container Superstitions

Dr. Seuss's A B C

06-08.

1963

Everyone is important. Church is a place where we learn together.

Initials Alphabet in the church

Initials Hunt around the church ABC book

Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book

08-12.

1962

10 min.

Everyone is important

Sleep as part of a day

Relaxation Social justice project Cards

Gertrude McFuzz (Yertle the Turtle)

05-08.

1958

5 min.

Everyone is important We are always learning

Adventure

Make Gertrude Dress up

Glunk that Got Thunk, The (I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today)

05-08.

1969

4 min.

We have a say in what is important to us

What we think

"What if " game Thunk/Un-thunk cards Worry stones

Great Day for Up

03-06.

1974

2 min.

Everyone is important We are always learning

What makes a day 'good'?

Exercise Kites Up/Down cards

Green Eggs and Ham

06-07.

1960

4 min.

We are always learning.

Try new things, diversity.

Food collage Potluck meal "I Will Try" cards

Happy Birthday to You

06-11.

1959

10 min.

Everyone is important.

Celebration

Congregational birthday party Birthday cards

Horton Hatches the Egg

05-08.

1940

10min.

Everyone is important. We take care of our world.

Stick to what you think is right. Environment

Plastic eggs

Horton Hears a Who

05-08.

1954

10 min.

Everyone is important. We are kind and fair to each other.

Every voice needs to be heard. Cooperation

Make a Who Create a web Social action project

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

06-08.

1957

8 min.

Everyone is important We are fair and kind to each other We help make the world better for everyone

Meaning of Christmas

Social action project Caroling Christmas cards

Hunches in Bunches

06-10.

1982

5 min.

We have a say about things that are important to us.

Making decisions Choices

Walk, maze

I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today

05-08.

1987

3 min.

We have a say about things that are important to us.

Acting on something you want to do

Stretching

I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today

05-08.

1969

1 min.

We are always learning

Know your own limits

Social justice project

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut

06-08.

1978

3 min.

We are always learning Everyone is important

Breadth of the world around us

Various ways we 'read'

I Had Trouble Getting to Solla Sollew

06-09.

1965

10 min.

Everyone is important. We have a say about things that are important to us.

Facing troubles Choices

Various problems Boasting

If I Ran the Zoo

05-08.

1950

5 min.

We take care of our world.

Animal needs, variety

Video of zoo, trip

King Looie Katz (I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today)

05-08.

1969

3 minutes

Everyone is important. We have a say about things important to us.

Think and do things for yourself

Acting the story

King's Stilts, The

05-08.

1939

12 min.

Everyone is important

Work and Play

Work and play cards

Lorax, The

07-08.

1971

10 min.

We take care of our world.

Conservation

Exercise Plant seeds Endangered species

McElligot's Pool

05-08.

1947

8 min.

We take care of our world.

Environment Imagination

Pollution experiment Collage

Oh, The Places You'll Go

05-08.

1990

10 min.

Everyone is important We are always learning

Adventure

Walk or game

Oh, The Thinks You Can Think

03-06.

1975

3 min.

We are always learning.

Imagination

Walk Mystery bag

On Beyond Zebra

03-08.

1955

10 min.

We are always learning.

Imagination

Letters

Sneetches, The

05-09.

1961

Everyone is important. We are fair and kind to each other.

No one is better than anyone else.

Pictures Enact the story

Too Many Daves (The Sneetches)

05-09.

1969

2 min.

Everyone is important.

Names

Name cards

What Was I Scared Of? (The Sneetches)

05-09.

1969

4 min.

We are always learning.

Overcoming fear

Masks Pants

Yertle the Turtle

05-08.

1958

5 min.

Everyone is important We have a say in things that are important to us

Power and having a say

Yarn web Make turtles Feast

Zax, The

05-09.

1969

2 min.

Everyone is important. We are fair and kind to each other

Stubbornness, power

Enact the situation

© Rev. Helen Zidowecki, May 2003



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