Category: For Kids

05/26/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

May 26: A Day with Thoreau

Volunteer Opportunity
Do you know our 5-11 year-olds? Come enjoy their creativity as they learn and play during Religious Exploration (RE). Once a month they need a grown-up to walk them through the simple lesson plans. The kids know what to do and where everything is. It’s only 45 minutes of your time and you don’t have to do it more than once. The curriculum will be provided. Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com if you are available:

June 2 
June 30 
July 7 

Donations requested:
Old Rolling Pins (wood)
Bubble Wrap

Summer Art Program on Sundays
This Summer in RE we will be playing with clay, paint, paper, dye, yarn and all sorts of fun things in ART each Sunday.  Kids will have an opportunity to be creative and learn to problem solve and think out of the box.  Starts Sunday, June 23, 2019!  

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday 

05/19/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

May 19: Thoreau
May 26: Islam

Volunteer Opportunity
Do you know our 5-11 year-olds? Come enjoy their creativity as they learn and play during Religious Exploration (RE). Once a month they need a grown-up to walk them through the simple lesson plans. The kids know what to do and where everything is. It’s only 45 minutes of your time and you don’t have to do it more than once. The curriculum will be provided. Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com if you are available:

June 2
June 30
July 7

Donations requested:
Large Tree Branch to hang things from in classroom
Bubble Wrap

Childcare Available
Every Sunday

05/12/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

Thank you, Helen, for teaching CRE. 
You are GREAT!

May 12: Surprise activity
May 19: Thoreau
May 26: Islam

Would you like an opportunity to engage with our KUUF children? Volunteers are needed to facilitate RE when Jenell is gone. The curriculum will be provided. Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com if you are available:

June 2 (Thoreau & Walden Pond)

June 30 (art project)
July 7 (art project)

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday

05/05/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles. Ages 6+

May 5: Ramadan & Suncatchers
Ramadan (also called Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. During this month, Muslims across the world fast from sunrise to sunset. The Islamic calendar is different from the Gregorian calendar since it follows the phases of the moon. Thus, Ramadan may be 29 or 30 days and the dates change every year, moving ahead by approximately 11 days.
May 12: Islam
May 19: Thoreau
May 26: Islam

Would you like an opportunity to engage with our KUUF children? Volunteers are needed to facilitate RE when Jenell is gone. The curriculum will be provided. Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com if you are available:

June 2 (Thoreau & Walden Pond)
June 30 (art project)
July 7 (art project)

Childcare Available
Every Sunday

05/01/2018: Happy May Day

Happy May Day!
May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May. It is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the festivities.
May 1 is marked as International Labour Day, also referred to as May Day. The day celebrates laborers and the working class. Labour Day is an annual public holiday in many countries. … May 1 was chosen to be International Workers’ Day to commemorate the 1886 Haymarket affair in Chicago.
This Sunday in RE we will learn about Ramadan:
Ramadan (/ˌræməˈdɑːn/Arabic: رمضان‎ Ramaḍān, IPA: [ramaˈdˤaːn];[note 1] also known as Ramazanromanized as RamzanRamadhan, or Ramathan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar[3] and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.[4][5] This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.[6] The month lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon, according to numerous biographical accounts compiled in the hadiths.[7][8]
Hope to see you on Sunday!
Take care,
Jenell RE Associate

03/24/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

March 24 The Wheel of the Seasons & planting flowers
March 31 Welcome Spring with a Scavenger Hunt

Would you like an opportunity to engage with our KUUF children? Volunteers are needed to facilitate RE when Jenell is gone.  Curriculum will be provided.  Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com  if you are available:

April 7
June 2

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday

03/10/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

March 10 Stories on Kindness
March 17 The Wheel of the Seasons
March 24 I am the Elements & Planting Flowers
March 31 Welcome Spring with a Scavenger Hunt

Would you like an opportunity to engage with our KUUF children? Volunteers are needed to facilitate RE when Jenell is gone. Curriculum will be provided. Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com if you are available:

April 7
April 28
June 2

Childcare Available
Every Sunday

03/03/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

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March 3 The Fantastic Adventures of Krishna

March 10   Stories on Kindness   

March 17 The Wheel of the Seasons 

March 24  I am the Elements & planting flowers

March 31 Welcome Spring with a Scavenger Hunt

Would you like an opportunity to engage with our KUUF children? Volunteers are needed to facilitate RE when Jenell is gone.  Curriculum will be provided.  Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com  if you are available:

April 7
April 28
June 2

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday

02/24/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

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Feb. 24, 2019
Who is Allah?
Thank you to everyone who donated to Guest at Your Table.  We raised $162.70 for social justice projects around the world.  
Volunteers needed to facilitate RE– curriculum will be provided.  Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com  about the following dates: 

March 31
April 7
April 28
June 2

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday

02/17/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

Feb. 17, 2019
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns

Volunteers needed to facilitate RE– curriculum will be provided.  Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com  about the following dates: 

March 31
April 7
April 28
June 2

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday

02/10/2019: Children’s Religious Exploration

This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Ages 6+

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Feb. 10, 2019
Making Valentines for the Lord’s Diner

Feb. 17, 2019
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns

Volunteers needed to facilitate RE– curriculum will be provided.  Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com  about the following dates: 

March 31
April 7
April 28
June 2

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday

12/09/2018: Children’s Religious Exploration

Ages 6+
This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Dec. 9
Celebrating Hanukkah
Dec. 16
Christmas Around the World and making Decorations
Dec. 23
Celebrating Solstice
Dec. 30
NO RE, Childcare Available

Childcare Available
Every Sunday

Guest At Your Table Boxes have been distributed. 

Please return with your check, cash or change by Dec. 6, 2019. 

Childcare opens at 10 am for children who do not want to start in the service. All children are welcome to start in the service and then go up to the children’s building for Childcare or Religious Exploration.

The children listen to a story in the service and then the congregation sings them out at approximately 11 am.
Childcare Needed for KUUF Event?
Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com
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We invite parents of young children to participate fully in KUUF events and activities.  If the need for childcare is impacting your ability to engage in KUUF congregational life, please contact Jenell, our Children’s Religious Exploration Associate, at jenell.dematteo@kuuf.org.

11/25/2018: Children’s Religious Exploration

 

Ages 6+ This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.
Nov. 25
Making Chalice Ceremony Bags
Dec. 2
Multi-Gen and Children’s dedication
Dec. 9
Celebrating Hanukkah
Dec. 16
Christmas Around the World and making Decorations
Dec. 23
Celebrating Solstice
Dec. 30
NO RE, Childcare Available

Childcare Available
Every Sunday

Guest At Your Table Boxes will be available in the Foyer.  Please take one for your spare change for Justice Across Borders.  Since 2014, violence in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala has led nearly 250,000 Central Americans to seek asylum in the United States.  

 

 

 

Childcare opens at 10am for children who do not want to start in the service. All children are welcome to start in the service and then go up to the children’s building for Childcare or Religious Exploration.

The children listen to a story in the service and then the congregation sings them out at approximately 11 am.
Childcare Needed for KUUF Event?
Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com
​​
We invite parents of young children to participate fully in KUUF events and activities.  If the need for childcare is impacting your ability to engage in KUUF congregational life, please contact Jenell, our Children’s Religious Exploration Associate, at jenell.dematteo@kuuf.org.

11/18/2018: Children’s Religious Exploration

Ages 6+
This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.

Nov. 18, 2018
Placemats for Thanksgiving
Nov. 25
Making Chalica Bags
Dec. 2
Multi-Gen and Children’s dedication

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday

Guest At Your Table Boxes will be available in the Foyer.  Please take one for your spare change for Justice Across Borders.  Since 2014, violence in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala has led nearly 250,000 Central Americans to seek asylum in the United States.  

 

 

 

Childcare opens at 10am for children who do not want to start in the service. All children are welcome to start in the service and then go up to the children’s building for Childcare or Religious Exploration.

The children listen to a story in the service and then the congregation sings them out at approximately 11 am.
Childcare Needed for KUUF Event?
Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com
​​
We invite parents of young children to participate fully in KUUF events and activities.  If the need for childcare is impacting your ability to engage in KUUF congregational life, please contact Jenell, our Children’s Religious Exploration Associate, at jenell.dematteo@kuuf.org.

11/11/2018: Children’s Religious Exploration

Ages 6+
This Year we will be weaving stories and activities through World Religions and connecting those stories with UU philosophy and the 7 principles.

Nov. 11, 2018
The Story of the Shabbat

Childcare Available 
Every Sunday

Guest At Your Table Boxes will be available in the Foyer.  Please take one for your spare change for Justice Across Borders.  Since 2014, violence in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala has led nearly 250,000 Central Americans to seek asylum in the United States.  

Childcare opens at 10am for children who do not want to start in the service. All children are welcome to start in the service and then go up to the children’s building for Childcare or Religious Exploration.
The children listen to a story in the service and then the congregation sings them out at approximately 11 am.
Childcare Needed for KUUF Event?
Please contact Jenell at dematteo@olypen.com
​​
We invite parents of young children to participate fully in KUUF events and activities.  If the need for childcare is impacting your ability to engage in KUUF congregational life, please contact Jenell, our Children’s Religious Exploration Associate, at jenell.dematteo@kuuf.org.