Videos and Parent Resources
New Reflections for All Ages for 2022
from our live streamed services
an original story, adapted by Erika Reif
Building on the theme of “Widening the Circle”, Erika recounts this true story of a community transformed by a small action of hope. Powerful and accessible to all!
Maybe Something Beautiful
Written by Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell. Illustrated by Rafael Lopez. Published by Clarion Books.
Based on a true story, this is a beautifully illustrated story of how a neighborhood was transformed by ART!
Desmond Gets Free!
Written by Unitarian Matt Meyer. Illustrated by Khim Fam. Published by UUA, 2021
A parable for children about allyship, solidarity, and liberation, inspired by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
TUBBY THE TUBA
by Paul Tripp, illustrated by Henry Cole
Penquin Young Readers Group
Read and Performed by the duo of David Ruffin and Linda Patterson
A vintage classic story introducing children to “orchestra” Watch Here
GRETA AND THE GIANTS
by Zoe Tucker, illustrated by Zoe Persico
Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
An allegory inspired by the life & action of Greta
A Native American Blessing
… message of peace
and appreciation of Mother Earth.
Written by Chief Jake Swamp
Illustrated by Erwin Printup, JR.
Published by Lee and Low
THE GREAT MEETING HOUSE STUFFIE ADVENTURE!
by Annaka Harris, illustrated by John Rowe.
Four Elephants Press
A mother and daughter reflect on
the beauty and
mystery of the world
LIVE ACTION STORY PAINTING
by Judy Brook
Stories painted as they are narrated in breathtaking watercolor. Stunning.
THE STORY OF WATER
water origins and stewarding our natural world
an origin story of Indigenous Peoples
BEING AN “OH MY” BIOLOGIST
a personal biography of Judy’s awe and wonder of nature
HOMEGROWN: PUPPETS,CELEBRATIONS & HISTORY
A profile of a life and commitment
An original compilation by Erika Reif
THE TALE OF DESERT PETE
An interactive tale performed by Rev. Tricia and Erika as “Pete”
A fun story about how we can preserve resources for all of us
YOUTH GROUP PUPPETS
Conceived, written and performed
by our own UU youth group
An original story of respecting
others and …
Link to our Library for more homegrown puppets
Words and Images from books installed on the Meeting House grounds
New and installed this summer 2021!
by Jonathan Tweet
Illustrated by Karen Lewis
a child’s first book of evolution
engaging text and vibrant illustrations invite play and answer the question
“where do we come from?”
Coming in July…
Sometimes People March
by Tessa Allen.
Harper Collins Publisher
With a spare, inspiring text and watercolor illustrations,
a timeless book for young activists
SPIRIT PLAY STORIES
Active storytelling based in story and ritual – a selection of stories below
For more information, visit this site Spirit Play
The story of a contemporary young environmental activist
THE LIFE CYCLE OF A FROG
The story of a frog; from ball of jelly to an adult hopper!
THE BUNDLE OF STICKS
An Aesop fable that reveals how unity makes strength