SSE Activity Guide – a supplement to the series of Study Circle topics on Energy – Serve the Planet initiative.
This guide has been designed to help Centres/Groups of the Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) facilitate a study circle on the topic of Energy. It has been developed to be delivered in two parts. This is part 2, having a duration of one hour.
Part 2 will cover: The various sources of energy, including renewable vs. non-renewable sources and the impact of energy use on the environment.
This guide has been designed to help Centres/Groups of the Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) facilitate a study circle on the topic of Energy. It has been developed to be delivered in two parts. This is part 1, having a duration of one hour.
Part 1 will cover: What is energy, what are different forms of energy, where energy comes from, and how it permeates everything
THE CROWNS WE WEAR Everyone sits in a circle. Each one has a paper crown on the head with directions for others to follow. No one is allowed to see their own crown. The crown directions could be like: ALWAYS LISTEN TO ME SAY YES TO EVERYTHING I SAY SAY NO TO ALL MY SUGGESTIONS DON’T LOOK AT ME JUST KEEP SMILING AT ME WHEN … Continue reading Active Games – Crowns We Wear
GUIDES: (Any age group) Game: Divide the children in two groups. Make the groups sit in straight lines facing each other. Draw a medium sized circle between the two groups. You will be placing a small piece of paper in this circle only when the game begins. Eg. Group XX Group AA XX AA XX AA XX O AA XX … Continue reading Active Games – Effective Communication
PUT-APART-I (That’s how Swami explained Puttaparthi) Game: Give an age appropriate topic to each child and let them speak on it for 2 minutes. The RULE is they cannot use the pronoun, “I”. If they do they have to stop and sit down. The other children who are listening have to be alert to point out if the pronoun “I” is used. Topic egs: (Try … Continue reading Active Games – PUT-APART-I
ALIEN COMMUNICATION Game: Select some children to act as aliens. They are now on Planet Earth and they need some essentials but do not know the language. Give each of the aliens a paper with one picture like car, sandwich, mosquito repellent, house, pizza…. drawn on it. Each alien has to act out the word depicted on his paper during his turn and the others … Continue reading Active Games – Alien Communication
SSE Assignment: Parents are requested to read along with their children the attached Discourse of Swami. In this Discourse, Swami empasizes the need to show Respect to The Environment. The Discourse is from the Book, “Summer Showers in Brindavan 2000”, Discourse # 2 delivered on 15th May 2000. You can download the Discourse here: ss2000-02.pdf.