Four Square Curriculum 2021-2022

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2021–2022 CURRICULUM



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Four Square Coordinators, Our theme for the 2021-2022 rEcess year is “bEcause of” which comes from a favorite verse of mine in Lamentations 3. “Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Because of His love, we are seeking to build a space inside of rEcess to remind sibs of the truth of this verse. We are not consumed. He is faithful. They are not alone.

Because of Four Square, your siblings will grow up with a community of siblings surrounding them. They will be known. They will have space each month where time and attention are dedicated to them. Because of Four Square, you are shifting the narrative for our siblings. May God work mightily during your Four Square time each and every month. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for investing in the lives of our rEcess siblings.

This past spring, I hosted a panel discussion featuring three siblings between the ages of 1824. They shared their experience growing up in strong families with a beautiful friendship with their sibling. In the same breath, each sibling shared feelings of being overlooked, feeling a significant responsibility for their sibling experiencing disability, and an immense amount of worry that is constantly present. At one point, I asked them if they had the opportunity to know other siblings. Teary, each one said they did not know or speak to another sibling growing up. They said they wished they had, how beneficial that would have been for them, and simply hearing other siblings on this panel say “me too” was incredibly healing for them.

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Rebecca Wall Programs Director, 99 Balloons

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A NOTE FROM 99 BALLOONS


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TIPS & BEST PRACTICES

Four Square Leaders

“Because of Four Square my perspective and understanding of the Lord’s heart have grown and shifted. It is important that we pour into our siblings as they continue to pour out so that their brother or sister feels loved and cherished. Four Square creates a space for us to do so. It helps us equip siblings to further the kingdom through the relationship that they have with their siblings. Four Square creates a space for siblings to get to let go and enjoy the simple joys of being a kid as well as opportunities for life change and discipleship.”

We recommend having someone from your leadership team and/or a faithful volunteer committed to lead Four Square. We suggest having a consistent group of Four Square volunteers to help execute the activities. If possible, we think it is ideal to have a volunteer who is a sibling on this leadership team. If not, find a volunteer who excels at engaging with children in conversations and facilitating fun!

Time We suggest pulling your older siblings for 45-60 minutes during rEcess. We think a great time to do this is during the first hour of rEcess or during large group time.

Age Grace Cooksey, 99 Balloons Intern

We recommend that Four Square include siblings above the age of eight. We have experienced the most success with older siblings because of their maturity and ability to participate in the planned activities. However, this age limit is flexible and can be decided by the leadership team.

In order to serve siblings well, please use this curriculum as a guide. There is complete freedom with this program, but we have done our best to provide ideas and games for you as a starting point for Four Square. Each of the activities provided is purposeful and designed for siblings.

Pows & Wows We recommend starting your time together with Pows & Wows. It is a great way to have siblings share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Group Game We think games bring laughter, connection, and provide memories for our siblings. This is a specific time where they can let loose and enjoy being a kid!

Sibs Chat This is a specific and intentional time for sibs to chat about what it is like to be a sibling to their brother or sister experiencing disability. We have provided two questions for you to ask each sibling in order to start the conversation. As always, be flexible and allow for encouraging and organic conversations!

Intentional Activity We have suggested an intentional activity that will facilitate conversations and provide another outlet for siblings to express the highs and lows of being a sib

Take Away & Scripture If you have questions or would like help implementing Four Square, contact Rebecca Wall at rebecca@99balloons.org.

Please close your time together in prayer, meditating on Scripture, and offering to pray for one another. You can pray as a group, you can share requests, or you can take private prayer requests where siblings write them down and leave them with you.

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Four Square is a designated time for siblings to gather together to have fun, connect, and encourage one another. We have designed Four Square to be a small part of rEcess while still allowing sibs to participate in all that night has to offer. As you consider implementing Four Square, there are several things we have learned over the years that we would love to share with you!


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MONTHLY MATERIALS LIST It is our general rEcess policy not to feed any kids at a rEcess event. However, some of the games in our Four Square curriculum include food. If you choose to use the games involving food, please make sure to separate the Four Square area from the rEcess area. Please be aware of any food allergies for siblings participating in these activities.

September

+ Posterboard + Markers + Bean bag

October

+ Deck of cards + Plastic spoons + “In Your Shoes” worksheet + Pencils

November

+ Double Bubble gum + Ruler + Post-it notes + Pens + Piece of paper

December

+ Roll of yarn + “Dear Four Square” letters

January

+ Chairs + Music (phone or CD player) + “Me, Myself, and I” worksheet + Pens

February

+ Skittles

March

+ Chairs + Posterboard + Spinner (If you do not have one, you can make one using a paperclip & pencil). + Markers

April

+ Easter eggs + Strips of paper + Pens + Basket

May

+ Balloons + String + 1 pair of dice

Bonus

+ Pre-written questions + Rope

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September


MONTH ACTIVITIES Intentional Sibling Activity

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Four Square Toss

Group Game Hot Seat Materials Chairs

“I think the coolest part about being a part of Four Square for was me was seeing how the siblings opened up as time went on. At first, the siblings would share apprehensively, or not at all, but as we met more and they grew comfortable with us and one another, they began to open up and share. As Four Square grew and matured, it really became a place where the kids could share and relate to one another.” Ryan Hale, Four Square Volunteer

Instructions 1. Sit in a circle. Choose one person to sit in the middle of the circle called the “hot seat.” 2. For the next 1-2 minutes, the group will shout out questions rapidly to the person in the “hot seat.” The person in the “hot seat” will answer as quickly as possible. 3. Rotate through each sibling and volunteer sitting in the “hot seat.” Examples: + Favorite ice cream + Favorite song + Favorite TV show + Pet’s name + Dr. Pepper or Coke + Last movie you watched + Favorite snack + Favorite vacation spot + Favorite Disney movie

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below. Questions + What was the best part of your summer? + How was your transition back to school?

Materials + Poster board + Markers + Bean bag Instructions 1. Divide the poster board into four sections. 2. Write a statement on each square. Options:: I am proud of _____. I wish I could ____. I really care about ____. I am good at _____. I dream about _____. I want to improve _______. 3. Each sibling will take turns throwing a bean bag onto the poster board. They will answer the question that corresponds with the square where the bean bag landed. 4. If you want, you can move the poster board farther away each round. 5. Continue to take turns playing until time is up! At the end, you could ask everyone to share something new they learned about the person to their left.

Take Away & Scripture As believers, we need to encourage one another! Four Square is a place to remind one another of God’s truth as well as celebrate your lives as siblings. “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11

SEPTEMBER

Pows & Wows

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October


MONTH ACTIVITIES Sibs Chat

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below.

Group Game Spoons Materials + Deck of cards + Plastic spoons + “In Your Shoes” worksheet + Pencils

“I’d say that because of Four Square I learned that siblings of kids with special needs have their own unique struggles and oftentimes must accept challenging responsibilities both now and in the future. They are often overlooked and too frequently it’s assumed that because they don’t have special needs like their sibling then they don’t have any needs at all.” Travis, Four Square Volunteer

Instructions 1. In the middle of the table, place one less number of spoons than the number of players. For example, if you’re playing with 6 people, use 5 spoons. 2. Deal 4 cards to each person. Have the dealer keep the deck next to them. 3. Have everyone take one of their cards and discard it to their left simultaneously. The person to the right of the dealer, however, should put one of their cards down on the table to start the discard pile, while the dealer picks up a new card. 4. You do not have to exchange cards with the card you are given, if you do not want to. Instead, just pass the card you received on to the player to your left. 5. Repeat this process of everyone passing to the left, the dealer picking up new cards, and the last person discarding each round. 6. The first person to have 4 of a kind has to pick up a spoon. Following this, all other players need to do the same, with the slowest person left without a spoon and out of the game. 7. Remove a spoon every time you remove a player from the game. Continue playing until you’re left with one person as the winner.

Questions + What’s a funny tradition that you and your sibling have? Something that’s just between the two of you. + What do you do to cheer your sibling up if they are having a hard day?

Intentional Sibling Activity In Your Shoes Materials + “In Your Shoes” worksheet + Pencils Instructions 1. Half of the siblings will put one of their shoes on the far side of the room. 2. When you say “go,” the other half of the siblings will run and grab a show that is not their own. 3. They will find their partner who has the other shoe! 4. The siblings take turns interviewing their partner and filling out the “In Your Shoes” worksheet. They will get to know each other and share about their experience as a sibling.

Take Away & Scripture When we find ourselves afraid, remember that we have God’s spirit of power and self-control in us. “For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7

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Pows & Wows

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November


MONTH ACTIVITIES

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Intentional Sibling Activity

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Worry Wall

Group Game Double Bubble Competition Materials Double Bubble gum Ruler

“Because of Four Square, my three oldest kids had a great group where they could be known and share similar experiences with those that had a greater understanding of what they were going through as siblings.” Amy Woodard, Four Square Parent

Instructions 1. The goal of the game is to blow the largest bubble. 2. Give each sib 2 pieces of Dubble Bubble gum. 3. When a child blows their bubble, measure it with the ruler! 4. Whoever blows the biggest bubble can take home the extra gum!

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below. Questions + How does your sib affect your friendships? + Do you ever choose a friend based on how they treat your sibling?

Materials + Post-it notes + Pens + Piece of paper Instructions 1. Write “Worry Wall” on a piece of paper. Hang it on the wall. 2. Pass out post-it notes and a pen to each sibling. 3. Have them write down anything that worries them about their sibling, family, or life. 4. Once everyone has put their worries on the wall, you can spend time sharing their answers or simply just praying for them!

Take Away & Scripture We can trust that God is working in the midst of our suffering. With His help, I can persevere during all trials. “Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.” Romans 5:3-5

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Pows & Wows

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December


MONTH ACTIVITIES Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Group Game Friendship Web Materials Spool of Yarn

“Because of Four Square siblings come out of their time refreshed! They have made friends, and I have had parents tell me that they notice a difference in how their children interact the weekend after they attend rEcess. They have told me they are nicer, more helpful towards their siblings and around the house, and often want to re-enact the activities they did at rEcess with their sibling!” Sophia Macdonald, Four Square Leader

Instructions 1. Have all of the siblings sit or stand in a circle. 2. The leader will start by holding one end of the spool of string. The leader will share about their favorite Christmas tradition, food, carol, or movie. 3. The leader will toss the spool to one of the sibs to catch. The sib will share about the same Christmas topics before they toss it to another sib. 4. Continue to toss the yarn until everyone has shared and the web is complete. 5. Take this as an opportunity to talk about how sibs are a unique community, everyone is needed and wanted, and how you have so much in common with one another. 6. Feel free to play again with another holidaythemed question.

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below.

Questions + What is something special your family does during the Christmas season? + Because you will be home for a couple of weeks, what is something you can do to serve your sibling this Christmas break?

Intentional Sibling Activity “Dear Four Square” Materials “Dear Four Square” letters (Available at recesshub.com) Instructions 1. Put the letters into envelopes and have a few sibs offer to open up the “mail.” 2. Read each letter aloud to the group. 3. Ask the sibs to share advice in response to the letters. 4. Give them space to share about experiences they have had and/or how they handled similar situations. If they do not share, prompt them by asking, “Can any of you relate to this person?”

Take Away & Scripture Lift your eyes to God when you are in need of help. He is always with you. “I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.” Psalm 121: 1-4

D EC E M B E R

Pows & Wows

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January


MONTH ACTIVITIES Intentional Sibling Activity

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Me, Myself, and I

Group Game Musical Chairs Materials + Chairs + Music (phone or CD player)

“Four Square provided a place for kids to discover that they struggled with some of the same things. They felt safe to talk with others about some of the challenges of having a sibling with a disability and felt encouraged and supported by their peers.” Kim Akers, Four Square Leader

Instructions 1. The chairs are set up in a circle with the seats facing the outside. Make sure to have one chair less than the number of players. 2. Play the music while the kids walk around the outside of the circle. 3. When the music stops, the players race to sit in the available chairs. 4. The player left standing is taken out of the game. 5. The players all stand again and a chair is removed. 6. Repeat until you have a winner!

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below. Questions + Are there any things that you can get your sib to do that no one else can? + Have you ever gotten really angry at your sibling? How did your sibling react?

Materials + “Me, Myself, and I” worksheet (Available at recesshub.com) + Pens Instructions 1. Explain to the siblings how to complete the worksheet. 2. Once completed, allow each sib to stand up and read their answer. 3. Clap and cheer after each sib reads!

Take Away & Scripture God has great plans for you and your sibling. Know that you can always seek and pray to God. He will listen to you! “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” Jeremiah 29:11

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Pows & Wows

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February


MONTH ACTIVITIES Intentional Sibling Activity

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Skittles & Stories

Group Game Don’t You Dare Talk! Materials Chairs

“Four Square was a place where I could be open and honest about being a sister to two special needs brothers. I felt more comfortable, less lonely, and more understood by the other siblings who also experienced similar feelings. I found a sense of relief knowing that I wasn’t alone, my feelings and thoughts weren’t abnormal and that we all had one thing connecting us all-the love for our special needs siblings.” Juanita Posada, Four Square Participant

Instructions 1. The goal of this game is for the sibs to line up oldest to youngest (birthdays included) without speaking. 2. Set a timer and tell them to start! They can use hand motions and signals, but they cannot mouth or speak any words. 3. Once they believe they have completed this task, stop the timer. 4. Have them all state their age and birthday in order to check their accuracy!

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below. Questions + What is your trick or secret weapon if you are in public (restaurant, church, mall, etc. ) and your sib starts to make a scene? + How does it make you feel when your sib makes a scene in public?

Materials Skittles Instructions 1. Put a bowl of Skittles out and allow the kids to choose 3 different colors of Skittles. 2. Based on the color they choose, they will need to answer a question that corresponds with that color. 3. PURPLE- What should we know about your sib? 4. YELLOW- What should we know about you? 5. GREEN- What makes you proud of your sib? 6. RED- What is your pet peeve? 7. ORANGE- Do you have any good stories about your sib?

Take Away & Scripture Fill your mind with the things of Christ: true, lovely, and praiseworthy things. “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable— if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Philippians 4:8

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Pows & Wows

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March


MONTH ACTIVITIES Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Group Game “Over the Mountain” Materials Chairs

“We have a consistent group of about six middle school girls who come to rEcess and participate in our Four Square time. When they began meeting a few years ago, they were complete strangers. Now, they have built trust among themselves, and their relationships are beginning to blossom! It’s been wonderful to watch.” Katherine Johnston, Four Square Leader

Instructions 1. Have everyone sit in a chair in a circle. Note:: As the leader, you will not have a chair and will stand in the center of the circle. 2. The person standing in the middle of the circle will say, “Over the mountain if….” and finish the sentence. 3. If the statement is true for the participants, they will get up and find a new chair. However, they cannot go to the chair directly next to them. 4. The last person to find a chair will be the person in the middle and will start the next round. 5. Repeat and have fun! Examples: + “Over the mountain if you had cereal this morning.” + “Over the mountain if your sibling with a disability is older than you.” + “Over the mountain if you have been to the beach.”

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below.

Questions + Do you feel comfortable when people ask you about your sibling? + Do you feel like friends or neighbors celebrate your sibling’s differences?

Intentional Sibling Activity Emotion Wheel Materials + Poster Board + Spinner (If you do not have one, you can make one using a paperclip & pencil). + Markers Instructions 1. Draw a large circle and divide it into eighths. 2. Label each section with a different emotion/ feeling. Options: Joy, Embarrassed, Stressed, Anxious, Angry, Loved, Jealousy, Ignored, Misunderstood, Surprised. 3. Each sibling will spin and tell a story about when they have felt that emotion. It can relate to having a sibling or it can be simply about them. 4. Continue to take turns playing until time is up! 5. Remind siblings that feelings are always real, and everyone experiences every feeling. They change all of the time, and it is always good to talk about your feelings with someone you trust.

Take Away & Scripture Rejoice, pray, and give thanks. This is what God desires for each of us to do each and every day. “Rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances! For this is God’s will for you in Jesus Christ.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

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April


MONTH ACTIVITIES Intentional Sibling Activity

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Time Capsule

Group Game Telephone

“Our siblings have a place they belong. They feel loved and wanted for who they are, not just seeing the love we show their sibling with a disability. They have a chance to see how much fun we have all together, but then they have a special time and attention devoted just to them. Four Square helps our siblings realize that their presence in our church family is both wanted and needed!” Ellie Axford, Four Square Director

Instructions 1. Everyone will sit in a circle. The leader will start by whispering a sentence into the person’s ear next to them. Example: “My dog likes to chase squirrels around the pond and over the hill.” 2. The person will try their best to remember the sentence and whisper it into their neighbor’s ear. 3. The game will continue until it reaches the last person. That person will say the sentence out loud. 4. The leader will tell them if the group got the sentence right or wrong. 5. Play again with a new leader. The sillier the sentence the better!

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below. Questions + How do you describe your sibling to other people? + What reactions from your friends make you happy, sad, concerned, or frustrated?

Materials + Easter eggs + Strips of paper + Pens + Basket Instructions 1. Have each sib write two questions they want to ask their friends. It can be about their family, sibling, interests, or how they feel about certain situations. 2. They will put their questions into Easter eggs and place it in the basket. 3. Each sib will choose an egg, read the question aloud, and answer it. 4. Repeat until all of the eggs are gone.

Take Away & Scripture God created us uniquely and with a great purpose. He has prepared good works for each of us to do! “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10

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Pows & Wows

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May


MONTH ACTIVITIES Intentional Sibling Activity

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Roll the Dice & Share

Group Game Balloon Stomp

“Our Four Square siblings are many times more than just brother/sister; they are caregivers and supporters of their parents. Giving them space to just be themselves and nothing more is so important! Four Square provides a space for these kids to be celebrated for them, not for whose sibling they are, and to give them a place to connect and relate to others that have similar situations at home. We get to celebrate and encourage their individuality while at the same time encouraging them to pursue a relationship with Christ and to outpour the love of Christ to others; especially their siblings with special or additional needs.” Taylor Ray, Four Square Leader

Materials + Balloons + String Instructions 1. You may want to head outside for this game! Clearly communicate the specific area and boundaries where this game will be played. 2. Each person will tie a balloon to their ankle using string. 3. When you say “go,” each person will run around and try to pop the balloons on their friends’ ankles. 4. The last person with their balloon intact is the winner! 5. If you have enough materials, play again.

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below. Questions + How does your sib affect how often you invite friends over to your house? + Do you prefer to spend time with your friends away from your house?

Materials 1 pair of dice Instructions 1. Have the sibs take turns rolling the die. 2. You will have 6 questions written down that correspond to each number on the cube. 3. What is your favorite thing to do with your family during the summer? 4. What are you looking forward to doing this summer? 5. How do you help your family? 6. What is something good that has happened to you recently? 7. How has your sibling made you laugh recently? 8. What is your favorite summer treat? 9. Have the sib share their answer. 10. Continue the game until time is up.

Take Away & Scripture You are not forgotten by your Creator. He loves you and remembers you. “Yet I will not forget you. Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.” Isaiah 49:16

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Bonus


MONTH ACTIVITIES Intentional Sibling Activity

Have the siblings sit in a circle. Go around the circle and have each person share their favorite and least favorite thing about their week.

Choose a Side

Group Game Would You Rather?

“I have seen true community develop amongst siblings which alleviates their fear of being alone. For an hour, siblings get to simply be themselves. They laugh, share, and connect while fostering some of the most unique relationships in their life. It has been such a gift to watch God work during Four Square.” Rebecca Wall, Four Square Director

Instructions 1. Have everyone sit in a circle. 2. The leader will start the game by saying, “Would you rather….?” 3. Everyone has to go around and say their answer. 4. You can all take turns coming up with a “Would you rather….?” question for the group! The sillier the better! Examples: + Would you rather lick a dirty trash can or the bathroom floor? + Would you rather be the worst player on a team that always wins or the best player on a team that always loses? + Would you rather play an instrument or be able to sing? + Would you rather not be able to smell or taste?

Sibs Chat Have the siblings sit in a circle. Ask each sibling to introduce themselves by stating their name and their sibling’s name. If they want to share a little bit about their sibling, give them time to share. Then, spend time answering the questions below. Questions + What do you do when your sibling hurts your feelings? + How do you encourage your sibling?

Materials + Pre-written questions + Rope Suggestions 1. I have a pet at home. 2. I share a room. 3. I bring my lunch to school. 4. My sibling with special needs is younger than me. 5. I like board games. 6. I get anxious when I am not with my sibling. 7. I have a lot of responsibilities in my house. 8. I get angry at my sibling sometimes. 9. When people ask about my sibling, I don’t always know what to say. 10. I worry about my sibling. Instructions 1. Lay the rope in the middle of the room. 2. Label on side of the rope “Yes.” Label the other side of the rope “No.” 3. Ask a question. If the sibling answers “Yes,” they will go to that side of the rope. If the sibling answers “No,” they will go to that side of the rope. 4. Ask if any of the siblings want to share why they answered the question that way. 5. Continue asking questions until the time is up.

Take Away & Scripture As believers, we need to encourage one another! Four Square is a place to remind one another of God’s truth as well as celebrate your lives as siblings. “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11

BONUS

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