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Lesson - NT: Life of Jesus 15 - Zacchaeus welcomes Jesus (Download PDF)

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A lesson plan on the inspiring Bible story of Jesus meeting Zacchaeus, as described in Luke 19: 1-10. Each activity has been designed to encourage children to reflect on the key themes of the Bible passage, and to engage with the story in a fun and interactive way. 

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*  Walk-in activity - Four easy to do ideas based on Zacchaeus
*  Children's moment - Zacchaeus the toad? 
*  Icebreaker - Do you have to pay extra? 
*  Storytelling tips - How do I tell the story myself? 
*  Video and reflection - Red’s angry story   
*  Experiment - See the difference!  
*  Object lesson - Tell the story with eight sweets 
*  Object lesson - Imagine it together  
*  Object lesson - Zacchaeus – pure in heart 
*  Game - Take off those socks   
*  Game - The night watchman 
*  Game - Tax collector's coin toss
*  Game - Zacchaeus repentance relay
*  Game - Zacchaeus's sycamore sprint
*  Craft - Build a marshmallow tree  
*  Craft - Coin rubbing art
*  Craft - Zacchaeus's changed heart
*  Craft - Zacchaeus in the sycamore tree
*  Prayer idea - Leaves of prayer 
*  Prayer idea - Tax collector's bag of prayers
*  Prayer idea - Roll-a-prayer cubes

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