Object Lessonfor Kids: Yo-Yo’sLife is full of ups anddowns, mountains andvalleys, depressions andmountaintop experiences,difficulties and triumphs.www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.creativeobjectlessons.com
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.creativeobjectlessons.comMaterials2 or 3 yo-yosObjectiveLife is full of ups and downs,mountains and valleys,depressions and mountaintopexperiences, difficulties andtriumphs.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.creativeobjectlessons.comActivity• Invite someone skilled witha yo-yo to give ademonstration.• And/ Or have a yo-yocompetition and invite allwho have yo-yo’s to bringthem to the meeting.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.creativeobjectlessons.comApplication• Each yo-yo looks a littledifferent, but all yo-yos aremade the same way.• Hold up a dangling yo-yo,string unwound. This string isattached to a post inside theyo-yo. When you hold on toyour string and drop your yo-yo, the yo-yo spins up anddown the string.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.creativeobjectlessons.com• This yo-yo reminds me of theChristian life. God puts usdown on earth. (Spin the yo-yo down.) We spin aroundfor awhile, but eventually weneed God’s power to keepon spinning. (Take the yo-youp). Like the string, we areconnected to God by prayerand worship.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.creativeobjectlessons.com• Even though we’re on earth,God wants us to aim for thethings in heaven. God wantsus to remember that webelong to him. If we run outof strength down here (letthe yo-yo stop its spin), Godreaches down and gathersus back up (wind the yo-youp). And one day God willtake us up to heaven to bewith him forever.
www.CreativeYouthIdeas.comwww.creativeobjectlessons.com• In the meantime, asChristian yo-yos we keepspinning around, living onearth (spin the yo-yo down),but always connected toGod up in heaven (take theyo-yo up).
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