Use these activities to spice up your lessons. Just replace
not-so-exciting activities or add these to a lesson to capture your
GRADES 5 AND 6
Bible Activity: Cut the Co-Op-Have kids cut out stories in
newspapers or magazines that show people cooperating to do
something wrong. Then read aloud Genesis 11:1-9. Discuss how cooperation can be
Craft: Towering Symbols-Provide boxes of toothpicks and
glue. Form groups of three. Have group members work together to
build a symbol of praise to God, such as an altar or a cross.
Afterward, display the symbols in your room.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
You’ll need: sandwich ingredients, blunt knives, plates and
Directions: Line up ingredients on a table at the
children’s level. Assign a child or two to each ingredient. Or
assign more than one ingredient to a child. Have children work
together in this assembly line to make sandwiches. Cut sandwiches
into fourths, and let kids enjoy their cooperative efforts.
Kids LOVE these Sunday School resources!
FOR ALL AGES
Plan a special visit to a nursing home. Have kids work together to
plan a program that includes singing, prayer, a Bible story and a
simple craft. Prepare refreshments together. As kids cooperate,
compliment them on how well they’re working together.
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