Game - Zechariah meets Gabriel: Keep that straw under your nose!


Use this fun game to teach about the story of the priest Zachariah meeting the angel Gabriel

In our story today the angel Gabriel told Zachariah that he would have to remain silent for nine months.

It’s really hard for us to keep silent isn’t it?

It’s really hard for us to keep silent isn’t it? Today we’re going to play a game to see who can keep quiet the longest...

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on Zechariah meeting the angel Gabriel, as part of our series for advent and Christmas. 

Keep that straw under your nose a fun game about the Bible story of Zacharias meeting the angel Gabriel in the temple

 

What do you need:

- straws

What to do:

Do:
Tell the children that In our story today the angel Gabriel told Zachariah that he would have to remain silent for nine months.

Tell:
It’s really hard for us to keep silent isn’t it? Today we’re going to play a game to see who can keep quiet the longest by holding a straw between your top lip and your nose.

Do:
Give each child a straw and ask them to hold it between their upper lip and their nose.

Ask:
Who can keep it there the longest?

Do:
For older children you could use a pencil or a pen, and make it harder by setting up an obstacle course for them to get round.

 

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