During this learning time, all participants (students and accompanying adults) will be given the opportunity to experiment with using a different media that of pipe cleaners.  This, together with an invitation to think of and name a special person for them, evaluate what makes this person special and appraise these special qualities while thinking of the possibility of making these qualities their own.

Equipment: pipe cleaners

Ages
  • Kinder
  • Early Years
  • Primary Years
  • Middle Years
  • Secondary Years
  • Post-Secondary Years
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Time:

40 minutes

How to carry out this lesson:

  1. Start by taking the time to watch this video:  Barney – Everyone is Special (SONG)

2. Name a special person you would like to sing this song to. Someone really special to you.  It could be a family member, a friend, a teacher, a doctor or a neighbour.

3. Take some time to think about what makes this person special to you. With the help of an adult, you can write down a list of these nice qualities.

4. Now you can make a model of this special person using pipe cleaners.

5. You can also say a thank you prayer to God for this special person.

Example:- I want to thank you God for giving me__________ in my life because she/he makes me feel happy and she/he makes me laugh.

6. Next time you see this person thank him/her for being so special to you.

7. Now, you can either think on your own or discuss together how you can also be a special person for others like this one is for you. 

8. Finally, you can place your pipe cleaner model next to your bed so every day you will remember to:

a) thank God for this special person in your life and

b) ask God to help you be a special person for others

10. The video link here entitled ‘Nies Speċjali’ can guide you along with these steps. On this page you can find the resources you need.

  1. Start by taking the time to watch this video: Love you gobs and gobs:

https://skitguys.com/videos/gobs-and-gobs

2. Name a special person to you. Someone whom you love gobs and gobs. It could be a family member, a friend, a teacher, a doctor or a neighbour.

3. Take some time to think about what makes this person special to you.You can write down a list of his/her special qualities.

4. Now you can make a model of this special person using pipe cleaners.

5. You can also say a thank you prayer to God for this special person in your life.

Example:- I want to thank you God for giving me__________ in my life because she/he makes me feel happy and special.

6. Next time you see this person thank him/her for being so special to you.

7. Now, you can either think on your own or discuss together how you can also be a special person for others like this one is for you. 

8. Finally, you can place your pipe cleaner model next to your bed so every day you will remember to:

a) thank God for this special person in your life and

b) ask God to help you be a special person for others.

9. The video link here entitled ‘Nies Speċjali’ can guide you along with these steps. In this page you can find the resources you need.

  1. Start by taking the time to watch this video: Love you gobs and gobs:

https://skitguys.com/videos/gobs-and-gobs

2. Name a person who is special to you. Someone whom you love gobs and gobs. It could be a family member, a friend, a teacher, a doctor or a neighbour.

3. Take some time to think about what makes this person special to you. You can write down a list of his/her special qualities.

4. Now you can make a model of this special person using pipe cleaners.

5. You can also say a thank you prayer to God for this special person in your life.

Example:- I want to thank you God for giving me__________ in my life because she/he makes me feel happy, safe and loved.

6. Next time you see this person thank him/her for being so special to you.

7. Now, you can either think on your own or discuss together how you can also be a special person for others like this one is for you. 

8. Finally, you can place your pipe cleaner model next to your bed so every day you will remember to:

a) thank God for this special person in your life and

b) ask God to help you be a special person for others.

9. The video link here entitled ‘Nies Speċjali’ can guide you along with these steps. In this page you can find the resources you need.

  1. Start by taking the time to watch this video: Love you gobs and gobs:

https://skitguys.com/videos/gobs-and-gobs

2. Name a special person to you. Someone whom you love gobs and gobs. It could be a family member, a friend, a teacher, a doctor or a neighbour.

3. Take some time to think about what makes this person special to you. You can write down a list of his/her special qualities.

4. Now you can make a model of this special person using pipe cleaners.

5. You can also say a thank you prayer to God for this special person in your life.

Example:- I want to thank you God for giving me__________ in my life because she/he makes me feel happy, safe, loved and without him/her my life would not be the same.

6. Next time you see this person thank him/her for being so special to you.

7. Now, you can think about how you can also be a special person for others like this one is for you. 

8. Finally, you can place your pipe cleaner model next to your bed so every day you will remember to:

a) thank God for this special person in your life and

b) ask God to help you be a special person for others

c) thank God for being always there in his own special way.

9. The video link here entitled Lauren Daigle -Remember’’ can guide you along with your reflection so as to help you remember that God was always there for us and thus He is so Special too!!! On this page, you can find the resources you need.

  1. Start by taking the time to watch this video Skit Guys-Being Mom :

2. Name a special person to you. Someone who is amazing to you too. It could be a family member, a friend, a teacher, a doctor or a neighbour.

3. Take some time to think about what makes this person special to you. You can write down a list of his/her special qualities.

4. Now you can make a model of this special person using pipe cleaners.

5. You can also say a thank you prayer to God for this special person in your life.

Example:- I want to thank you God for giving me__________ in my life because she/he makes me feel loved the way I am.

6. Next time you see this person thank him/her for being so special to you.

7. Now, you can either think about how you can also be a special person for others like this one is for you. 

8. Finally, you can place your pipe cleaner model next to your bed so every day you will remember to:

a. thank God for this special person in your life and

b. ask God to help you be a special person for others,

c. thank God for being always there in his own special way.

9. The video link entitled “Lauren Daigle -Remember’’  can guide you along with your reflection.  It may help you recall that God is always there and thus  He is so special too!!!



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