Adventist Adventurer Awards/Little Boy Jesus

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Little Boy Jesus
Little Lamb

Listen to a book about little boy Jesus.[edit]

There are many books about little boy Jesus. The important thing is to choose one that meets the Little Lamb interest and vocabulary level.

Sing a song about little boy Jesus.[edit]

Songs are fun when you make up new words to a familiar tune. If you are extra courageous, you may even add motions. Many teachers visit "sign language" sights to see key words so that they can start working on the Sign Language award with their students, even while earning this award!

This song is from Barbara Mullins (Phillippines).

Song Idea: To the tune of "Frere Jacques" or "Where is Pointer"?

Here is Jesus

Here is Jesus.

Growing Up

Growing Up

Going to the temple

going to the feast

He is 12

He is 12.

Where is Jesus

Where is Jesus

Is he lost?

Is he lost?

Everyone is looking

Everyone is looking

Where is he?

Where is he?

In the temple

In the temple

He is there

He is there

Talking to the teachers

Talking to the teachers

In God's house

In God's house


If you still are needing song inspiration, use your favorite search engine: kids songs my friend Jesus.

Play a game about little boy Jesus.[edit]

Several simple games could be used: Idea: Sermons4Kids

There is very little information in the Bible about Jesus' growing up years. Luke 2:51-52 is the summary of how Jesus helped and obeyed his parents. The New International Version states:

"Then Jesus ... was obedient to them. ... And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man."

The children could be taught the words with hand motions. Jesus (pointer fingers point to opposite alternating palms) was obedient to them (nodding head in agreement) and he grew in wisdom (tap forehead with first finger) and stature (palm starts at hip, palm flat and facing down. Then "grow" it upward to the shoulder) and in favor (clap hands twice) with God (flat palm, fingers pointed up, palm towards center, palm descends across center face line) and mankind. (first finger points towards other people)

The goal is to learn that Jesus obeyed his parents, learned, and grew physically. There are a number of children's story books that have beautiful illustrations that show his growing process and use age appropriate language.

Make a little boy Jesus craft.[edit]

Search your favorite search engine with these terms: "christian children craft boy Jesus"

Idea: make a temple and fill it with Jesus and the religious leaders. Materials - figures of Jesus and three religious leaders (either made from popsicle sticks or colored from coloring book pictures that adults have pre-cut-out. a large legal size envelope for each child. Pieces of green and light blue construction paper. crayons and pencil paper glue (dries quickly)

Procedure: Draw a synagogue door on the back side of the envelope (the side the flap would normally stick to. Extend the flap upward. This creates an open roof but a building with a pointed roofline. Color the figurines. Place them inside the envelope and glue so that their faces/heads stick out the open roof. Glue the open envelope to a piece of "green grass" construction paper that is mounted to a full piece of "sky colored" blue construction paper .