Good stories, then, enlarge our student’s minds and hearts. They help them to shed their preoccupation with self and to see what they have the potential to give or do. In other words, stories not only nourish the imagination. They nourish the soul. — Kevin Ryan and Karen Bohlin
Every day our children go forth into a complex world where they are often faced with difficult decisions and situations. Moral Tales attempts to provide children with the spiritual and ethical tools they will need to make choices and take actions reflective of their Unitarian Universalist beliefs and values. As Kevin Ryan and Karen Bohlin suggest in their book, Building Character in Schools (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1999), stories such as the ones woven throughout Moral Tales can activate and inform children’s learning about how to make moral choices.
Our fellowship uses a curriculum from the Unitarian Universalist Association. You can read more about Tapestry of Faith here: https://www.uua.org/re/tapestry
We are currently using the “Moral Tales” set, which is geared for Elementary aged kids.