Advertise Sunday--It's God's Day!

Activity Objective

To create a banner that reminds the children to celebrate Sunday as a day for resting and giving praise to God.

Lesson Outcome

The children will be able to define Sabbath.

Materials

  • Large pieces of construction paper (12" x 18") (one per child)
  • Markers

Directions

  • Begin the activity by brainstorming with the children ways to make Sunday a day for resting and giving praise to God.
  • Instruct the children to create banners with slogans that will help them to remember that Sunday is a day of rest. Give them a few examples like:

?Take the Sunday Express?It's perfect for R & R!?

?Sunday's a day of rest: God made it that way so leave it that way!?

?It's Sunday?Spend time with God's family and your family!?

  • Invite the children to print their slogans on a large piece of construction paper with markers. Encourage them to decorate the banners in any way that is appropriate.
  • Invite the children to show their banners to the group.

Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart, Word Smart

Approximate Time

15 minutes

Hints

Be sure to approve the wording of each child's slogan before it is written down on the banner.

Sensitivities

If there are children in your group with special needs (physical, visual, hearing, language, or behavioral disabilities), adapt the activity accordingly.