My Gift of Love

Activity Objective

To teach the children that just as God gives us his gifts of creation, we give him a gift by caring for our world

Lesson Outcome

The children will show appreciation for God's gifts through their care for a special gift.


  • Small paper bags, such as lunch bags
  • Crayons
  • Small pieces of drawing paper


  • Tell the children they are going to make a special gift for God that will be a reminder to show thanks to God for his great gifts.
  • Give each child a small paper bag, crayons, and a small piece of drawing paper.
  • Ask them to draw a picture of one of God's gifts and to draw or write how they will care for this gift of creation.
  • Suggest that they put the drawings inside their bags and decorate the bags to look like very special gift bags.
  • Conclude by asking them to take the bags home and put them in a place where they will be a reminder of God's love for them and their love for God.

Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart, Self Smart

Approximate Time

20 minutes


Additional decorations, such as glitter or yarn for bows, will make bags look more like gift bags.