Jesus Bookmark

Activity Objective

To provide the children with a constant reminder of the importance of Jesus in their lives

Lesson Outcome

The children will have a visible reminder that they need to keep Jesus in the center of their lives.

Materials

  • Markers or crayons
  • Hole punch
  • Stickers
  • 1/4-inch thick ribbon, cut in 6-inch pieces
  • Strips of construction paper, 9" x 2"

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Directions

  • Pass out one strip of construction paper to each child.
  • Using the markers, have each child print on his or her strip I am the way, the truth, and the life.
  • The children can decorate the bookmarks with stickers, markers, and crayons after they finish printing the quote.
  • Have each child use a hole punch to make a hole about a fourth of an inch from the top of the paper.
  • Fold the ribbon in half.
  • Thread the folded ribbon through the hole. Go about an inch through the hole, and push the ends of the ribbon through the loop of ribbon.
  • Encourage children to use the bookmarks in their favorite books.

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Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart, Word Smart

Approximate Time

20 minutes

Hints

It may speed things up during the session to pre-punch the holes for the children. Help children tie their ribbons.

Sensitivities

Children with motor skill difficulties may need some help fitting all the words on the bookmark. Encourage them to use the back side if needed.