(by Helen Flenner)
Lost Sheep Game:
Read the storie about the Lost Sheep
Each child made their own sheep. I got a hold
of copy of a sheep and enlarged it, and mounted it on construction paper.
They glued cotton balls all over it to give it "wool". Then we picked a
shepherd. The shepherd grabbed the shepherd's crook, from a local novelty
store, and left the room.
Each child hid their sheep somewhere in the
room. The shepherd then came back in, and they play hot and cold with a
twist. Instead of saying "your hot or cold", the children would "Baa" softly
for cold, and "Baa" loudly for hot. The shepherd had to find all the sheep.
Our kids were in groups, so there was only about 7 kids per group.
made the sandals out of cardboard.
Tell the storied about how different
women washed Jesus' feet. We had a bowl, and a water pitcher for them to
look at, and also pictures from the Library.
No we did not actually wash the kids feet.
Some of the Primary staff did not feel that would be appropriate. We traced
the foot of each child, with their shoes on. Then the children can cut
them out. Punch 3 holes in each side for the laces, made of jute.
"Lamb of God"
The Children wrote "Lamb of God" on the sandals.
Then they watched the video "Lamb of God", and saw how Jesus washed the
feet of the apostles. (NOTE: the video is very emotional. Maybe not suitable
for younger children!!!)
Parchment paper scroll
We told them if the prophets had not
wrote the records down on the scrolls, that we would not have parts of
Paper was bought at Wal Mart. 80 sheets for
$4.97. It's called Resume Paper, the brand is Southworth Gold Parchment
Paper. We cut the paper in half and used 3 halves for each scroll, taping
them together at the seams, front & back. Then we taped each end of
the paper to a toilet paper roll, rolled the paper around the roll then
stapled the paper to the roll, covering the toilet paper roll completely.
Bring pictures of Christ, and let the children make their own scroll. The
older children can maybe write a scripture on their scroll. (John. 3:16)