Prepare

Designate a time and place to sit together and watch the curriculum
Gather with some snacks and a small cup of water

1. Praise Party

Help your child engage. Worship to the music with your mouth and body. Have fun and enjoy Jesus together!

3. Say together

I (thumbs point to self) Can Love (cross arms over chest) Others! (point to others)

Mark 12:30 “Love (cross hands over chest) the Lord your God…” (point up with both hands)
 

4. Pray

Dear Jesus, thank you for loving me! Help me to love others! In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen!

5. Play

While your having fun playing, talk to your kids about today:

1. What happened to the man on the way to the city? (Robbers beat him up
& stole his things)
2. Did the first two people who saw the hurt man show love to him? (No, they
did not stop to help)
3. Did the Samaritan man love the hurt man? (Yes!) How do we know? (He
stopped to help & he took care of him)
We can be just like the Samaritan man and love others! Say this after me:
I (thumbs point to self) Can Love (cross arms over chest) Others! (point to others)

  1. Colouring sheet – I can love others
  2. Craft ‘A Bunch of Flowers’- Supplies: Flower Picture, Glue, Green Pipe Cleaners, Patty Pans,  Pom Poms, Foam Bug Stickers, Coloring Utensils. Instructions- 1.Glue three Pipe Cleaners onto picture to make flower stems. Note: For younger children, stems could be drawn on picture with green marker. 2. Glue Patty Pans at the top of each pipe cleaner. 3. Glue Pom Poms inside each “flower”. 4. Stick Foam Bug Stickers around flowers. 5. Color around flowers—grass, sun, clouds, etc.

Conversation Questions:

  • What is the name of someone you love?
  • What is something special you do together?
  • Do you think this special person will love this present you made for him/her?
    Jesus tells us that “I Can Love Others”. You are loving others by making this special present for someone.

3. Loving Other Application: Supplies loving other sheet, textures, heart stamp or stickers. Steps- Jesus wants us to be like the Samaritan man in our story. He wants us to love others. Let’s talk about times when we can choose to love others! SHOW the pictures and talk about how they can Love Others in the picture. Give kids heart stickers as they come up with ideas. Colour in the pictures. Question– What is one way you can show love to the people in your family?

4.Jumbo Dice. Count the dots on top of the dice together. That’s how many times you can do a fun action together:
o Stand on one foot
o Hop up and down
o Run in a circle
o Give high-fives
o Clap three times
o Touch toes
o Dance
o Smile at your neighbor

 

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