Parables of Jesus

Parables of Jesus Adventurer Award

Grade:  Multi-grade

Requirements:

1. Read and discuss Matthew 13:44.

2. What is a parable? Why and how did Jesus use parables?

3. Name and learn the meaning of a parable Jesus told from each of the 4 gospels.

4. Make a craft or diorama depicting a parable.

5. Participate in a physical game or outdoor activity depicting one of the parables of Jesus.

6. Make “Get Well” or “Thinking of You” cards for outreach. Read Luke 10:25-37.

 

Helps:

1. Encourage the children to share what they think the verse means.

2.A parable is a word picture that uses words to illustrate a truth or lesson.  Parables have a double meaning. 

3.Use a child friendly version.

4.Search internet using “diorama” or “parable crafts.”

5.Such as Lost Lamb: a staff helps hide a child in a designaged area. Then the other children find the “lost child.” Place small items and rice in a jar. Children look for the “lost” items.

6.Read verses as children are making their cards.

Wiki Teacher Helps:
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Adventist_Adventurer_Awards#Busy_Bee_Awards

Note:  There are tons of teaching tips and ideas that are part of the Busy Bee Program Guide.

The Busy Bee Leaders' Program is available from AdventSource:

The Busy Bee Activity Book is available from AdventSource:

 

Busy Bee Order page at AdventSource

Wiki Teacher Helps:
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Adventist_Adventurer_Awards#Sunbeam_Awards

Note:  There are tons of teaching tips and ideas that are part of the Sunbeam Program Guide.

The Sunbeam Leaders' Program is available from AdventSource:

The Sunbeam Activity Book is available from AdventSource:

 

Sunbeam Order page at AdventSource

Wiki Teacher Helps:
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Adventist_Adventurer_Awards#Builder_Awards

Note:  There are tons of teaching tips and ideas that are part of the Builder Program Guide.

The Builder Leaders' Program is available from AdventSource:

The Builder Activity Book is available from AdventSource:

 

Builder Order page at AdventSource

Wiki Teacher Helps:
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Adventist_Adventurer_Awards#Helping_Hand_Awards

Note:  There are tons of teaching tips and ideas that are part of the Helping Hand Program Guide.

The Helping Hand Leaders' Program is available from AdventSource:
English
Spanish

The Helping Hand Activity Book is available from AdventSource:
English
Spanish
French

 

Helping Hand Order page at AdventSource