Date: 19/9/01 Sub Theme: Outer Space Meeting Type:
Basic Leader: Deb
Methods of Learning
I went to Mars and …..
Space Ship eating race (aka donut eating race)
Cinnamon donuts, string. rope
Create a space station. Large cartons can be computers and control panels. Cut doors and windows out.
Encourage an active use of imagination.
Large boxes, eggcartons, foil pie plates, paper plates, paper cups, cellophane, milk tops, etc Scissors, Making tape
During the above activity take children in groups of two or three to make Astronaut Identity Cards. Laminate these.
Warm children up by preparing them for a space journey. Begin with some exercises and then a briefing session asking them "to go where no man has gone before" and investigate new life on remote planets. Children then blast off and let their imaginations go.
Flag, Prayer Book, Stickers, Joey
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