Family, Parent & Guardian Resources

These resources can help families with children engage with our theme for the month. Most can be found for free online or at the public library (click on the title to find).

September: What does it mean to be a family of Renewal?

Stories To Read Together

Meet Jesus; the life of a beloved teacher (for Easter) by Lynn Tuttle Gunney (Author), Jane Conteh-Morgan (Illustrator)

“Meet Jesus is a picture book that introduces young children… to Jesus and his lessons of love, kindness, forgiveness and peace. Meet Jesus emphasizes the humanity rather than the divinity of Jesus, giving the story broad appeal for liberal or progressive Christians and non-Christians alike.” – from the UUA Bookstore

Family Discovery

Guided Labyrinth Meditation From Tapestry of Faith, Creating Home, Mohammed

Newspaper Fort

Create rolls of recycled newspaper and tape them into a framework fort.

Family Movie Night Ideas

Pete’s Dragon

Theme Connection:  Can we keep the natural world liberated from those who would destroy it?

 

For Parents/Caregivers

What’s a UU Family to Do on Easter? By Michelle Richards, UU World Magazine, 2013