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Activity Objective

To teach the children that Jesus forgives us

Lesson Outcome

The children will learn the phrase ?Jesus forgives? and to know that our sins are always forgiven by God.


  • Chalk
  • Chalkboard


  • Tell the children that they are going to play a game.
  • Draw enough squares on the board for the letters in the phrase ?Jesus forgives.?
  • Arrange the children in two teams.
  • Ask the children in the first team to guess a letter for the phrase. The team should agree on the letter. If they guess a correct letter, they get another turn. If they guess a letter not in the phrase, they forfeit their turn.
  • The second team follows the same procedures.
  • Once the phrase is revealed on the board, encourage the class to repeat the phrase several times.
  • Conclude by reminding the children that Jesus always forgives us.

Learning Styles

People Smart, Word Smart

Approximate Time

15 minutes


This is a great class opener. It engages and settles down the children immediately.

Flip a coin or choose straws to determine which team goes first.

Play the game more than once and at other times using different key words or phrases.