BEST FOR: GRADES 1-6
ACTIVITY LEVEL: HIGH
This is guaranteed to be a splash with the kids!
Form teams and have each team line up. Give each team a paper cup.
Have team members each run to a central water basin, fill up their
cup, put it on their head, run back without touching the cup with
their hands, and pour the remaining contents (if any) into a team
After kids are drenched and everyone has had a turn, *ask: How
would you like to carry water every day from a water source to your
*Say: In many countries, carrying water isn't a game.
People have to carry water on their heads just to have enough water
for their daily needs.
*Ask: What are modern conveniences we can be thankful for
in our country? Why do you think God allowed you to be born here
instead of in a less-developed country? What obligations do we have
to people who are less fortunate?
Read aloud 1 John 3:16-18. Close in prayer, asking God to
show kids ways to help people who are less fortunate.
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