Remind the children that they are to love their neighbor as they love themselves. PRINTING OPTIONS:♦ To print a single post, click the post's "Options" link in the lower corner of the post. Please include a scripture reference, supply lists, sources, suggested age range. Please take care of this man. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. Swatters. Ikea sells great bandaids for super cheap, you can get them. Help the students to find the book of Luke. Jul 16, 2014 - Use this Good Samaritan game to illustrate how Jesus wants us to take care of each other. They’re old enough to understand what it means to be a Good Samaritan, and to practice loving their neighbor in the way Jesus calls us to do. Using paint or large stamp pad, children will add their handprint to a mural. 17) In the story Jesus told, when the Samaritan left the inn, what did he give the innkeeper? Then, a man from Samaria came along the road. The class will consider how this story applies to their lives and how they can emulate the Good Samaritan. Once all pieces are found (be sure to count how many pieces you hide! ), Before classtime, the teacher will hide pieces of paper with a scrambled word from today's lesson on each paper. If you would prefer to send a check, or would like to make an additional contribution, look here. They beat him up and ran off, leaving him half dead. When you block a person, they can no longer invite you to a private message or post to your profile wall. Rolls of 2-ply toilet paper (2 rolls per group) 10 orange cones (or other type of marker) 2 Bandanas; OPENING GAME: I’VE GOT A BOO-BOO. Bible: Luke 10:30-37 (NIRV) Bottom Line: Be kind to everyone. Encourage children to help someone who may get hurt and to share the sucker to make them happy. 3) What was the FIRST question the man asked Jesus? Encourage the children to watch for others who may have a need that they can help with during this coming week. Read each excuse for not getting involved and let the kids match it with the verse that counters the excuse. The Ice Water Welcome is a good Samaritan activity that gives back to a group of people that don't often get much gratitude: construction workers. Bringing together and bonding your church youth group is an important part of helping teens get to know each other. GAME PREP. Feel free to devise your own game for them.). ), Later a Levite, a special temple helper, came by. What did the man reply? In fact, we played this game all afternoon! 27) Why didn’t the Jews like the Samaritans? The board game below was inspired by a similar idea I found online here – however I developed my own version from scratch using artwork by Richard Gunther ( which I downloaded from You keep teaching our friends and I’ll get you a bag of ice. The man, who had questioned Jesus, answered, “The one who helped him.” (He didn’t directly say the word ‘Samaritan.’ It must have been hard for him to admit that a Samaritan could be a better neighbor than a priest. Jesus’s Parable of the Good Samaritan is recorded in Luke 10. Make sure one children "serves" the teacher with a snack as well. 7) Where did the story that Jesus told take place? 10) In the story Jesus told, what did the priest do? You must be signed in to continue. (You can use a different scoring system if you prefer, but keep it simple.). Wrap a child or leader in toilet roll and judge who has the best wrapped person. Children can make a bracelet out of letter beads and plastic string to remind them to LOVE others as Jesus loves them. Access to this requires a Supporting Membership. Don’t you absolutely hate it when you’re looking for youth group games, but all you find is games for huge youth groups or ones that take a ton of prep? (He might also have thought he was doing the right thing to stay clean. It’s time to read our Bible, it’s time to read our Bible, it’s time to read our Bible to see what God’s Word says. ...and the knowledge that you are supporting a unique, grassroots, volunteer-led Christian education ministry. He put olive oil and wine on the wounds and bandaged them. Jesus’s Parable of the Good Samaritan is recorded in Luke 10. 26) What is a likely reason the priest and the Levite would have given for not helping the hurt man? Jesus answered by asking the man a question: “What is written in the Scriptures?”, The man replied, “The Scriptures say, Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind, and love your neighbor as much as you love yourself.” (This is called the Great Commandment. (Or you might have a better idea! 8) In the story Jesus told, what happened to the man on the road? But when he saw the man, he walked by on the other side. God wants us to love God, love our neighbors, and love ourselves. Lesson & Website Wrangler, Mythic WoRM Warrior. See how many words the children can make from the letters found in GOOD SAMARITAN within a given time limit. Give the children a several inexpensive band-aids to stick onto a piece of construction paper in the form of a stick person. A crowd of his followers (or a man who wanted to test him; accept either answer). Animated Presentations about the Rotation ModelOne Page Handout about the Rotation ModelSupporting Member Resource MenuBecome a Registered (free) or Supporting Member. 1. One man walked by, but didn’t want to help; another man walked by and saw him, and didn’t care to help him either! He wants us to love and take care of others. Say it again: I can help others. Just like the Samaritan man did in the story. A representative of reformatted this post to improve readability. 50 No Prep Youth Group Games. “Do this and you will live.”, 29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”, 30 In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. There may be an issue with the Instagram access token that you are using. We used this software in our computer lab, but skipped the Excuses activity during the computer lab to save time. 12) In the story Jesus told, what did the Levite do? The children brainstormed a list of encouraging phrases and wrote them on name tags that we stuck on water bottles. In fact, we played this game all afternoon! Copyright © 2001 - 2020. For grades 3-5, make sure everybody has a Bible. Let them know that even though they are kids and may not be able to go up to a stranger and help them, they can call their parent to help, or flag down a police officer. Hope loved this activity! Rotation Model: Articles, Video Clips, What is the WoRM? That’s also what we learned today: I can help others. Read Luke 10:25-37 to the children. Have the students come up with examples of their everyday lives and examples from the news of instances where the Good Samaritan story applies – for example, bullying in schools, gang rivalry, religious wars. Explain the purpose of this workshop: Today we’re going to play a game to see how well you know the story of the Good Samaritan. Follow our Facebook Page for weekly announcements of new lessons and resources (Get the shepherds to go around the room and help with this.) KID’S MINISTRY LESSON ON THE GOOD SAMARITAN (KINDNESS) DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THIS LESSON. Hope loved this activity! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Have the children sponge-paint their box and allow it to dry. The children in my group are in the 1st – 4th grade, so I didn’t want to just have them color a picture or something like that.