The Lord's Prayer
Creation Station - Children will decorate twelve painted rocks to represent people they want to pray for. The 12 rocks are painted in 12 different colors, representing the words of the Lord’s Prayer.
Alternate Lesson: Make a personal “Protestant rosary.”
Fisherman’s.Net - Children will play the game Galilee Flyer to pick up verses from the Lord’s Prayer and answer questions.
Loaves and Fishes Café – Children will learn about different prayer postures, including one with arms crossed that resembles a pretzel. They will make pretzels to remind them of the many ways to pray.
Mountaintop Movies - Option 1 -- Children will watch several video clips that relate to the Lord’s Prayer. They will use these clips to spur them into their own paraphrase of the Lord's Prayer. Option 2 – Focus on the part of the Lord’s Prayer that focuses on forgiveness watching Veggie Tales “God Wants Me To Forgive Them?”
Moved by the Spirit - Children will improvise short skits and the class will decide which section of the Lord’s Prayer might apply to that situation and why.
Temple Courtyard - Children will play a game to sequence the prayer, and paraphrase the prayer to help develop and understanding of the meaning.
The Lord's Prayer Curriculum in Word or PDF
Printout for the Prayer Beads Art Lesson (Option #2) in Publisher and PDF