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Focus: The Trinity
The shamrock was used by Saint Patrick to instruct about the
Trinity. He would ask, "Is it one leaf or three?" His
followers would respond, "It is one." Then
he'd declare, "So it is with
here for Bible verses regarding the Trinity.
What You Need:
Print out a green
shamrock pattern for each team (you might want to
Cut the patterns into thirds to make a three-piece
puzzle for each team (See white shamrock, right. Make sure each shamrock is
cut differently than the other shamrocks). Set-aside one piece from each
puzzle. Hide the other two pieces of the shamrock puzzles in the classroom.
What You Do:
Divide class into teams
of 2-3 players (preferably three players per team, to further make the
point of the Trinity, three players in one team). Give
the teams one of the shamrock puzzle pieces that were set-aside. At the go have the teams hunt for their two missing
puzzle pieces. If a team finds a puzzle piece that doesn't match their
shamrock, they put it back and continue searching until they find their
two matching pieces.
The first team to find their puzzle pieces
and assemble their shamrock wins.
Print a green shamrock for
each person to wear home.
For an accompanying
St. Patty's day