Bible Activity: Trust Walk-Form pairs. Blindfold one
child. Have the other child lead the blindfolded child around the
room. Tell the guide to stop occasionally and let the blindfolded
partner touch or smell things. Don't allow any talking. After three
minutes, have partners switch roles.
Read aloud Genesis 22:1-19.
Ask: How did you feel when you had to trust your guide?
How do you think Abraham felt when he had to trust God? Why did God
ask Abraham to sacrifice Isaac? Why does God want us to trust
Craft: Lamb Masks-Give each child two connected egg cups
from an egg carton. Have kids cut a circle out of the bottom of
each cup. Have kids thread pipe cleaners through punched holes on
the sides of their mask to make ear pieces. Then give kids glue and
cotton balls to decorate their lamb masks. Afterward, have kids
wear their masks and play Lamb in a Thicket (otherwise known as
Snack: You'll need: Ricotta cheese (or goat cheese),
crackers, dried fruit and blunt knives.
Directions: Tell children
they're going to enjoy a snack that Abraham and Isaac may've eaten
on their journey. Pretend that the ricotta cheese is goat's cheese.
Have kids gather around the food and serve one another goat's
cheese on crackers and dried fruit.
This lesson was created for GRADES 1 and 2.
Contributors: Nancy Paulson, Cindy Newell, Heather Ward,
Copyright© 1992 Group Publishing, Inc. / Children's Ministry