The lost sheep

Imagine if you were lost and no one was looking for you. It would be a horrible feeling! It’s easy to imagine the worse and let fear overcome. Now stop and imagine the complete opposite! Someone, is passionately searching for you. Someone will never stop searching until you are found. Someone is never giving up until they find you. 

This is what the shepherd did for a sheep. And this is what God will do for us if we ever lose our way. 

Let’s teach our children that if we every lose sight of who God is, He is always there activity searching for them. Remember this sheep was once in the flock and got lost, maybe distracted by something – something that can so often happen to young people in the church. 

Use this story to reassure them that no matter what, and no matter when, the good shepherd Jesus, will always be searching and wanting them back.

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What you'll need:

  • Printer + paper
  • Scissors
  • Coloring equipment  

Child Involvement:

  • Coloring/crafting
  • Role playing

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Note: Click on the blue button below to download this PDF printable. Choose outline version or color version.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Color in.
  • Cut out all pieces.
  • Roll shepherd over on itself and glue where marked. 
  • Glue staff to his hand. Bend arm slightly forward.
  • Fold sheep like shown in image. 
  • Start your role-play!! 
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