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Bible story: Abram sends Hagar and Ishmael away

Creative activities based on the Bible story of Abram sends Hagar and Ishmael away

The story of Hagar and Ishmael is a heart-wrenching tale of hardship, faith, and God's provision. In Genesis 20 and 22, we see how Hagar and her son Ishmael are cast out into the desert by Abraham, who is following God's command. Hagar and Ishmael face great difficulty, but God provides for them and makes a promise to Ishmael.

This story provides an excellent opportunity for children to learn about empathy, faith, and God's provision. By exploring this story, children can gain insight into how to treat others with kindness and compassion, how to trust in God's plan, and how God is faithful to provide for His children. They can also learn about the importance of having faith in God, even in difficult circumstances.

On this page you will find creative ideas, resources and activities relating to the Bible story of Hagar and Ishmael, which you can use in your children’s work, children’s church, Sunday school, or Christian primary school.