Adventist Adventurer Awards/Safe Water
What stories in the Bible refer to drinking water?
Waters of Marah: Exodus 15:23, woman at the well: John 4:1-26 (Discuss how Jesus is the water of Life, our spiritual water), striking the rock, Numbers 20:1-29
What places do we get safe drinking water?
Purified sources: well, river, city water towers, lakes, underground aquafers
List some ways to purify water and demonstrate one of the ways.
You can search online for other ways and even show your children some of the ways
- Strain and boil
- Purification tablets
- Water purification pump (such as ultra violet light or a mechanical pump)
Why is water so important?
Health, life, cleanliness, plant growth, etc.
Talk about the scarcity of water in areas. Do the following:
Example: a. b. c.
Watch a video on the needs of water in another country.
Search online for a video
Do an activity to help children appreciate how important water is.
Feed children something salty, discuss how thirsty that makes us, but then let children have water and explain how many boys and girls don’t have water to drink.
Develop a water fetching skit to illustrate how many people in the world have to get their water every day.
Search the internet to see how people carry water.
Demonstrate how to properly wash hands with less than 1 quart of water.
Search online for short demonstration videos "wash hands low water 1 quart"
Do an outreach project to help people be able to have safe drinking water.
Research area projects or organization such as ADRA.