Who likes picnics?
Tell the story outside and share a drink of squash and a biscuit.
Feeding of the Five Thousand (Matthew 14:13-21)
You may like to ask the children to imagine that they are the little boy who gave his lunch to Jesus and give them the task of writing a letter to their Granny after they had arrived home.
What are the key words needed to retell this story?
I wonder what the most important part of this story is?
I wonder what it would have felt like to have been there?
I wonder what would have happened if there had been nobody with a picnic to share?
I wonder what happened to the little boy?
Do the children have any questions they would like to ask?