Community Helpers Charades

Activity Objective

To identify ways people use their talents to serve the community

Lesson Outcome

The children will be able to identify ways to share God's love with others.


  • Slips of paper (one per child)
  • Container


  • Write the names of community helpers (firefighter, nurse, crossing guard, bus driver) on slips of paper and put them in a container.
  • Invite a child to draw a name and act out the job of the community helper.
  • Invite the group to guess the role of each helper.
  • Conclude the activity by reminding the children of the importance of community service.

Learning Styles

Body Smart, People Smart

Approximate Time

5 minutes


Choose helpers whom the children will have encountered in their lives.