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Activities Database

Activities and Prayers for your THINKfast, classroom, workshop or meeting!

To find activities and reflections best suited to your event, you can search our database below based on your group size, the issues you'd like to explore, or the type of game you're looking for. If you'd like to see them all, simply leave the search empty and scroll through the list. More Icebreakers, Awareness Activities, and Prayer and Reflections will be added to this database on an ongoing basis - so bookmark this page for your reference!

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Group size, materials, preparation
Activity Title Type & Issue Objective Duration Group size, materials and preparation Activity file(s) Curriculum connections
A Walk for Water Awareness Activity
Water
Learn about the issue of water commodification and related Indigenous faith perspectives 2 - 2 ½ hours Large
Many
Lots
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Activism Dodgeball Action Starter
Water, Mining, Food and Hunger
To generate ideas for group action for social change 30-60 minutes Small / Large
Some
Little
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An Environmental Sabbath Prayer and Reflection
Water, Mining, Education and Health, Environment, Economy
To reflect and pray. 5-15 minutes Small / Large
None
None
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Drinking Water Mindfully Prayer and Reflection
Water
To be mindful of the value and wonders of water, a unique fluid without which life could not exist. 15 minutes Small
Few
Little
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Earth Credo Prayer and Reflection
Water, Mining, Food and Hunger, Environment
To reflect and pray. 10 minutes Small / Large
None
None
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Garbage Inventory Awareness Activity
Water, Education and Health, Food and Hunger, Environment
To raise awareness of how much waste is generated on a daily basis in participants’ school, parish or community. 60 minutes Small / Large
Some
Little
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Living Simply Art Activity Awareness Activity
Water, Mining, Education and Health, Food and Hunger, Environment, Economy
To have participants depict the connection between our lifestyles and their environmental impacts. 1-2 hours Small / Large
Many
Little
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Prayers on Water and Justice Prayer and Reflection
Water
To reflect and pray 5 minutes Small / Large
None
None
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Rainmaker Energizer
Water
Energize the group and have fun by creating your own rainstorm 5 minutes Small / Large
None
None
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Secure the Water Icebreaker
Water
Get to know each other / Energizer. 5-15 minutes Small / Large
Some
Little
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Solidarity Circle Awareness Activity
Water, Mining, Education and Health, Food and Hunger, Environment, Economy
To understand the relationship between distributive justice, solidarity, and human dignity. 10-20 minutes Large
None
Little
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Taste Test: Water Awareness Activity
Water, Education and Health, Food and Hunger, Environment
Demystify the bottled water industry. 25-30 minutes Small / Large
Some
Little
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The Journey of Bottled Water Awareness Activity
Water, Economy
Learning about the global impact of bottled water. 30-45 minutes Small / Large
Some
Lots
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The Waves Crash for... Energizer
Water
Get the group moving around and encourage participants to think about their daily water use 15 minutes Small / Large
Few
None
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U Munt: Water Simulation Game Awareness Activity
Water
Learn about water scarcity in the Global South and the threat of privatization; Develop ideas and take action in response to new information 60-90 minutes Large
Many
Lots
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Walk Lightly Prayer and Reflection
Water, Mining, Education and Health, Food and Hunger, Environment, Economy
To reflect and pray. 5-15 minutes Small / Large
None
None
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Walking for Water Awareness Activity
Water, Economy
To understand global disparity through unfair division of the world's resources. 30-45 minutes Small / Large
Few
Little
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Water Bingo Awareness Activity
Water
Learn about global water usage and control 45-60 minutes Small / Large
Some
Lots
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Water Liturgy Prayer and Reflection
Water
These notes are designed to help you to incorporate the water theme into a Mass. Small / Large
None
Little
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Water: A Connecting Element Icebreaker
Water
To map out the ecological links between water and the rest of creation 10-20 minutes Small / Large
Few
None
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