Lost Sheep Parable

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Lost Sheep Parable

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Here is a fun game to go along with the parable of the lost coin and a parable of the lost sheep craft kids from Preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st-3rd grade will enjoy as part of your Sunday school lessons.
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This week in Sunday School we tackled three parables Jesus told: the parable of the lost sheep, the parable of the lost coin, and the Prodigal Son.



We read the passage Luke 15:3-22.



Since we had already done a pig craft this year we decided to do a game and craft focusing on the other two parables.


Parable of the Lost Coin Game

We played a game to help kids remember about our story today when Jesus told a parable about a woman searching for a missing coin.

  silver coins from ancient rome

As the kids came in they joined the circle. Kids put their hands behind their back and closed their eyes. We put a coin (or as there were more kids, multiple coins) in a child’s hand and then invited all the kids to open their eyes.

We picked a child to go in the center of the circle and guess who had the coin. After 3 guesses they got to go to the outside of the circle and be the person who put the coin(s) in people’s hands to repeat the round.

Parable of the Lost Sheep Craft for Kids

This was a very simple, fun to make Bible craft for kids.

 
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For this craft you need the free printable sheep template (download below) printed on cardstock, 100 cheerios (that is as much as a small Dixie cup), and some stick glue.

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We tried this craft with several kinds of glue and I highly recommend stick glue. If kids apply a thick layer it will stick just as well, but dries almost instantly instead of taking hours!
Kids will apply glue and stick on 99 cheerios to stand for the 99 sheep the shepherd had, but he still went out looking for that one lost sheep.

Hint: This is also a great activity for practicing counting to 100 or for the 100 days of school.

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