Lent: Children's Sunday School Lesson Support for Holy Week
This activity can be used for a review of Holy Week events, or on Easter Sunday to review of the events leading up to Easter. This one Holy Week is the finale to Lent.
|Holy Week - The Road to Easter Activity|
Above: When you've told or discussed the story
You can consider this an Easter game or Easter learning activity or Lenten activity- or both!
The answers are all there -the key events from Palm Sunday to Easter that children should know.
The children have to put these Holy Week events in their proper order.
This activity makes the children think about the things that happened.
You can choose 2 ways to do the blank space version
Older kids can lookup the Bible look-up clue version:
Cut apart the answer squares to cover the Bible verses after you have looked them up!
SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY: Ask the class for opinions of which event occurred first. Have one student look it up. Glue the appropriate block on #1. Ask the class for opinions, discussion of event #2. Have a different student look it up. Glue the correct block over the #2 space. Continue to Easter.
EXTEND THE ACTIVITY: Memorize the short phrases in
|Grades: 2 through 6th grade|
|Lent activity Perparing for Easter|
| Answer key based on Matthew
Ch 21, ch 26 through 28
(optional Mark chapter 14 to 16 , Luke ch 22 & 23)
Print enough copies of either game
board for each student.
Are you telling the Holy week story, or reading the story aloud to the class?
Or is the class using this Road to Easter, Holy Week sequence game as a Bible Look-up activity?
If you cut out the lower squares (phrase squares):
1. Cut the 3 rows of squares across
If you do not cut out the lower squares
(phrase squares)on the blank gameboard ( suitable for grade 3 and up
as requires tiny writing)
2. When you are satisfied you are correct, you can write in the road pavers. Where there is a picture in the box, you may draw the picture on the road in its proper sequence instead of writing it out. You can even make-up your own picture or symbol for the the words.
Review and discuss the events before or after the activity.
Let the class talk together and help each other out to get the right sequence.
GET THE HOLY WEEK ROAD TO EASTER ACTIVITY PAGES BELOW:
Sunday School Resources FOR KIDS
from the Sunday School Director of Christian Education of Faith Congregational Church, Mount Prospect, Illinois
Activities and crafts for Children's Religious Education, Christian Education, Sunday School and Home School
3/23/12 Holy Week activity for kids - Lent Game