For our lesson featuring the boy who shared his loaves and fish, we did the very simple craft/coloring sheets above. I talked with the kids about how the boy shared what he had, even though it didn’t seem like it would make a difference in feeding 5,000 people. I asked the kids what they could […]
This Sunday we had a lesson featuring loaves and fishes, with the focus on sharing. Our snack was very simple–candy Swedish Fish and oyster crackers–our loaves and fishes!
I saw this idea on Pinterest and had to try it out! I love this idea for a Fishers of Men themed Bible lesson. The kids can help decorate their own cupcake, which they will absolutely love! Ingredients: cake mix, plus ingredients listed in pkg. directions (I used orange cake mix) cupcake tins paper cupcake […]
The fishing pole and fish is a fun, interactive balloon to make for kids. Here is a Youtube video on how to make the fishing pole. I make mine slightly different. Instead of leaving a long tail on the balloon that is the rod, I leave a short tail and tie an extra uninflated 260 […]
For our lesson on Jesus feeding the 5,000 the kids played this loaves and fishes game. Fill two tubs/trash cans with crumpled newspaper. Cut out loaves from brown card stock/scrapbook paper, and fishes from the same kind of paper, making them whatever color you like. I cut out more than enough for each child to […]
For our lesson on being “fishers of men” we planned this simple snack. Dip a pretzel rod in frosting (we don’t do p.b.) and pick up a Goldfish cracker with it. Easy! I saw the idea somewhere on Pinterest, so no, I’m not a genius.