Adventist Adventurer Awards/Family Helper

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Family Helper
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Read and discuss the following Bible verses:[edit | edit source]

Philippians 2:14[edit | edit source]

14 Do everything without grumbling or arguing,

John 15:12[edit | edit source]

12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.

Psalm 118:7[edit | edit source]

The Lord is with me; he is my helper.

I look in triumph on my enemies.

Galatians 6:9[edit | edit source]

9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

Who is a family helper?[edit | edit source]

A family helper is anyone part of the family that help do chores in the house

Discuss things I can do to be a helper.[edit | edit source]

  1. watering plants.
  2. wiping the table after a meal.
  3. sorting and putting away toys.
  4. feeding or brushing a pet.
  5. Helping siblings
  6. Do the dishes
  7. Offer to get a snack or drink for a sibling when they get their
  8. Pick something up if someone dropped it
  9. Carry in groceries (a bag or a box of cereal)
  10. Get something in the other room when someone needs it
  11. Cross things off the grocery list as you shop
  12. Clean up spills even if they didn’t cause the spill
  13. Feed a pet or refill their water
  14. Put clean clothes away so communal spaces don’t have piled up laundry
  15. Read or “read” a book to a younger sibling
  16. Help younger siblings with putting on shoes and coats when leaving the house
  17. Open the door for people coming in or out of a store
  18. Pick up trash on the ground
  19. Offer to share school supplies with a friend when needed in class
  20. Bring in trash cans or mail for neighbors who can’t
  21. Offer cold water to mail carriers, garbage collectors, and gardeners
  22. Turn in lost items when they find them
  23. Get a tissue or an ice pack for someone who is hurt
  24. Offer to push a younger kid on the swings
  25. Help cook or bake
  26. Water plants for neighbors

Keep a log for 3 weeks listing how you have been a helper.[edit | edit source]

Each week, discuss with your mentor the progress you have made that week.[edit | edit source]

Discuss the ways you have helped and which was your favorite.[edit | edit source]

Discuss what ways you could have helped differently.[edit | edit source]

Make a thank you card/note for your parent/guardian thanking them for everything they do for you.[edit | edit source]