Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Craft Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Preschool Craft: The Little Lost Sheep Published: April 15, 2022 Use this Little Lost Sheep craft, based on Matthew 18:12-14 and John 10:14, to help your preschoolers know they’re special to God, just like the single sheep in the parable of the Lost Sheep. Preschool Craft: The Little Lost Sheep Say: Once there was a shepherd who had 100 sheep. He always took good care of his sheep. Every day, the shepherd took his sheep to eat grass from the pasture and drink water from the stream. Every night, the shepherd counted his sheep as they went into the sheepfold. One night, the shepherd discovered that one of his sheep was missing. He left the other sheep to go look for it. Finally, the shepherd found his sheep. He pulled it from the bush and carried it home on his shoulders. The shepherd was so happy that he’d found his sheep! He invited all his friends to come and celebrate with him. Jesus is like that good shepherd. He’ll take care of us and keep us safe, just like the shepherd took care of his sheep. Read John 10:14. Craft: Love Lambs Say: Like lambs are precious to shepherds, you are special to Jesus! Ask: What’s something special about you? Draw a simple sheep shape on a sheet of paper. Set out cotton balls and glue sticks. Hold up a cotton ball and complete the sentence, “You’re special because…” Tell something that’s special about each child, such as “You’re a good helper.” Then dip the cotton ball in glue, and stick it inside the sheep shape. Allow children to add cotton balls, telling what’s special about you and about each other. Continue until you have a fluffy reminder that you’re all God’s special sheep. Looking for more preschool ideas? Check out these posts! And for even more ideas and daily posts of inspiration, follow us on Facebook! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!