kids love to play in the snow, so have kids bring boots, gloves,
hats, and snow pants to class one weekend and head outside for
these fun snow activities (these ideas work in sand, too, if you
don’t have snowy winters).
- Snow Angels-Have kids lay in the snow and move
their arms up and down and their legs in and out to form angels.
Have kids talk about ways God used angels throughout history, such
as the angels announcing Jesus’ birth to the shepherds or the angel
that spoke to Joseph in a dream.
- Cool Colors-Use spray bottles filled with
colored water to create art in the snow or messages such
as, “Jesus is born!” If you’re working with sand, kids can use
their fingers to draw, make shapes with items such as seashells or
twigs, or form shapes with their bodies.
- Follow Me-Lead your class in a game of Follow
the Leader, where kids must leap into your footprints in the snow.
Afterward, talk about ways they can follow Jesus in the upcoming
This article is excerpted from Children’s Ministry Magazine.
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