FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT

Week 7 FAITHFULNESS - ACTIVITIES AND GAMES

Snack Ideas
Blueberry pie or cookies with berry punch.
Toddler and Preschool Song with Actions- The Weak, Little Branch. Sung to the Tune of Muffin Man.
This weak little branch, is broken off, broken off, broken off. Hold right arm out to side, bent, with forearm hanging down.
The gardener comes, ties him to the vine, to the vine real tight. Straighten arm, then grip right elbow with left hand.
The sun comes out, the rain comes down; the gardener watches him, all the time. Spread fingers of hand and move in circular motion, bring wiggling fingers in downward motion like rain, then form circles with index fingers and thumbs and hold over eyes.
Now he can grow lots of fruit, lots of good, good fruit! Throw hands up and out to sides in arc on each side.
He was too weak on his own, on his own, on his own. Hold arm out to side, bent, with forearm hanging down.
He was too weak, on his own. He needed his strong, strong vine. Hold arm out to side, bent, with forearm hanging down, then straighten arm, and grip right elbow with left hand.
Now that he's joined to the vine, look at all the fruit, look at all the fruit! Straighten arm, then grip right elbow with left hand. Throw hands up and out to sides in arc on each side.
Now that he's joined to his vine, look at all the fruit he grows! Straighten arm, then grip right elbow with left hand. Throw hands up and out to sides in arc on each side.
Do you know, how to produce, all the fruit, all the fruit? Throw hands up and out to sides in arc on each side.
Do you know, how to produce, all the good, good fruit? Throw hands up and out to sides in arc on each side.
Jesus in the vine, I am the branch. Gotta stay joined, to the vine. Point up, then to yourself. Clasp one hand in the other.
Gotta stay joined to the vine. God will produce fruit in you. Clasp one hand in the other. Throw hands up and out to sides in arc on each side.
Game - Fruit Hunt
Needed For Activity: How to Do activity:
Pictures of fruit, stickers bw or stickers color Prep: Print fruits on Inkjet sticker paper or regular paper. Hide the stickers all over the room. give each child a bag and let them hunt for the fruits. Help the less aggressive children find some stickers. They get to keep the ones they find. Give extras to the ones who didn't find many. Give them a blank piece of paper to glue them to for an extra craft.
Extra stickers for prizes or other prizes
Small brown bags