Anne MacKenna
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SUNDAY ACTIVITY

Scripture Reading, March 22nd, 2020

John 9: 1-41 Jesus Heals The Man Born Blind

CONVERSATION IDEAS

Read the scripture lesson with your children and talk about what it might be like to be blind. How would you do things differently? Talk about how we see people who might be different from ourselves. While we may do things in different ways, hear things in different ways or see things in different ways, we are all God’s children.

ACTIVITIES

1. Try having your children do some of the following activities blindfolded to see what it’s like:

- Draw a picture…a heart, a cross, the church etc.

- Eat a snack…see if the children can figure out what they’re eating by feeling and tasting

2. Put a variety of objects into a bag. With their eyes closed, have the children feel inside the bag to identify the different objects.

3. The Memory Game: Place a variety of objects on a tray and let the children study it for a few minutes. Then cover the tray and see how many items they can remember.

 

GENERAL ACTIVITIES for during the week

SPRING SCAVENGER HUNT

Spring is here and wonderful things are happening in God’s world. Look around and see how many signs of Spring you can find (blossoms, new flowers etc). Then draw a picture! If you can’t go outside, look out your window and see what you can spy! Maybe use a telescope or binoculars!

Send us your Spring drawings  by using the MESSAGE US BUTTON on the top menu of every page and we’ll post them on this page to share with everyone!

STORIES

Stories are a great way for children to find laughter and comfort when times are difficult. Below are a few videos of some of our favourite stories at Knox. I'll be adding more each week so stay tuned!

(28) The Giving Tree - Animated Children's Book - YouTube

(28) The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film - YouTube

(28) The Very Quiet Cricket (The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Stories) - YouTube

(28) The Mixed-Up Chameleon (The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Stories) - YouTube

(28) Stone Soup (Animated Stories for Kids) - YouTube

(28) God's Dream.m4v - YouTube

 

RECIPES FOR KIDS

EASY BANANA BREAD

(a great way yo use up overripe bananas!)

In a large bowl…

Mash 2 large ripe bananas

Add the following and mix well…

2 eggs

1/2 cup cooking oil

1 cup sugar

1/4 chopped nuts or chocolate chips (optional)

Gradually add until blended.… don’t over mix!

1 tsp baking soda

1 1/4 cups flour

Pour into greased or lined loaf pan and bake in oven for 1 hour at 350 degrees.

Enjoy!

 

COOKED PLAYDOUGH

1 Cup Flour

1/2 Cup Salt

2 TSP Cream of Tartar

1 Cup Water

2 TBSP Cooking Oil

1 TSP Food Colouring

Combine flour, salt and cream of tartar in a large saucepan. In a separate bowl, mix together water, oil and food colouring and gradually add to flour mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until a ball forms. Remove from heat and knead for several minutes until smooth. Store in separate airtight containers, one for each child!