Form four teams and designate one child in each team as the
“Seeker.” Give each team a candy cane, and have each team use a
nonverbal signal to communicate with their teammates, such as
clapping, snapping fingers, or stomping feet.
Have each team’s Seeker leave the room. Remove all tripping
obstacles from the room by clearing the floor. Then have each team
hide its candy cane in the room.
Bring the Seekers back in and blindfold each one. Have the Seekers
move around the room. Whenever a team’s player gets close to its
candy cane, the team members use their nonverbal signal to
communicate loudly. No one can talk. As a Seeker moves farther
away, the team signals quietly. Play until all the Seekers find the
Afterward, ask: How were our Seekers able to find the
candy canes when they couldn’t see? How could the Seekers have
found the candy canes if their teammates hadn’t helped? How does
Jesus help us in the same way that the teams helped the
Pray: Dear God, thank you for the birth of your son Jesus. Thank
you that he came into this world to guide us to you. Amen.
For grades 2 to 6.
East Flat Rock, North Carolina