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Ministry Ideas
- Baby Animals
In this Mother's Day game
idea, Children or Youth will
look at mothers in the
animal ...
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Introduction
As we celebrate mother’s
day we are reminded that
God...
Every mother knows her baby—but do
you? Take the quiz!
• A mother horse gallops with her
______________.
• The mother cow ...
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• The mother goat nibbles grass
with her __________.
• The mother ...
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• The mother bear takes care of
her ________.
• The mother donkey ...
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Answers
pony, calf, cub, chick, puppy,
duckling, kitten, kid, pigl...
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Variation
You can place the cards on a table
and play a concentrat...
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Variation
“Battle” also known as “slap”– Add
animal cards (see web...
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If they slap the stack and the cards
do not match, the other team ...
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Variation
Have each child bring a stuffed
animal. Put them all put...
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Variation
“Name That Animal”- This is a fun
game for small childre...
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Application
Each animal has a special name for
its baby. Your moth...
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Parent Ministry Ideas - Baby Animals

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In this Mother's Day game idea, Children or Youth will look at mothers in the animal kingdom as an illustration of the caring relationships between mother and child.

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Parent Ministry Ideas - Baby Animals

  1. 1. Parent Ministry Ideas - Baby Animals In this Mother's Day game idea, Children or Youth will look at mothers in the animal kingdom as an illustration of the caring relationships between mother and child. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com
  2. 2. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com Introduction As we celebrate mother’s day we are reminded that God created us through mothers and that mothers are all around us in creation.
  3. 3. Every mother knows her baby—but do you? Take the quiz! • A mother horse gallops with her ______________. • The mother cow gives milk for her _______________. • A baby tiger hunts food for her _________. • The mother hen looks for worms for her _____________. • The mother dog plays with her ______________. • The mother duck swims with her ______________. • The mother cat catches a mouse for her ______________. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com
  4. 4. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com • The mother goat nibbles grass with her __________. • The mother pig is busy caring for her ____________. • The mother sheep calls her ______________. • The mother fox hunts for her _______________. • The mother kangaroo keeps her ____________ in her pouch. • The mother deer lies with her _______. • A mother frog takes swims with her _________.
  5. 5. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com • The mother bear takes care of her ________. • The mother donkey runs with its _________. • A mother eagle brings back a worm for it ________. • A mother Ferret takes care of it’s _______. • A mother goose swims with its _______.
  6. 6. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com Answers pony, calf, cub, chick, puppy, duckling, kitten, kid, piglet, lamb, pup, joey, fawn, tadpole, cub, colt, eaglet, kit, gosling Variation Write the names of the animals and baby animals on cards and place them on the backs of the children. Then they must ask “yes” or “no” questions and try to find the baby that matches with the mother.
  7. 7. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com Variation You can place the cards on a table and play a concentration style card game. Kids turn over two cards. If a mother is matched with the baby animal they can go again. If not they turn the cards back over and the next child turns over two cards. The child with the most cards at the end wins. As a variation you can get photos of parents and children and paste them to cards or photocopy them on cards. Then they must also match mother and child.
  8. 8. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com Variation “Battle” also known as “slap”– Add animal cards (see website below for more animals and babies) as well as duplicates. Shuffle and deal the cards into two equal piles. Divide the class into two teams. Each team chooses a person to turn over cards. Each team turns over a card at the same time as the other team. When the two cards go together the first person to slap the top of the discards in the center gets all those cards.
  9. 9. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com If they slap the stack and the cards do not match, the other team gets all the cards. The team can shout directions for its player and help them to determine when to slap the deck. Once the deck has been slapped, the next person from each team turns over the cards. The game is over when one team obtains all the cards in this manner.
  10. 10. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com Variation Have each child bring a stuffed animal. Put them all put in a pile. Then one by one mothers are blindfolded and they have to find their child’s stuffed animal without looking!
  11. 11. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com Variation “Name That Animal”- This is a fun game for small children just beginning to learn their animals. Pass out animal stickers or small stuffed animals, and have the kids imitate the animal they receive. You might write the names of a baby and a mother. Then by imitating the animal they have been given they most find the mother of that animal.
  12. 12. www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com www.CreativeHolidayIdeas.com Application Each animal has a special name for its baby. Your mother gave each of you a special name as well. And God knows each one of you by name. Just as mother animals take care of their babies, your mother takes care of you. Take some time to thank your mom for taking care of you.
  13. 13. Holiday Collection Games and Activities in Celebration of common Holidays. Creative Holiday Ideas has over 300 pages of ideas to help you plan your next New Year’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween or Fall Festival, and Thanksgiving event. If you’ve ever wondered what you’re going to do for all these holidays and how you’re going to do it, this resource is for you. => Tell me more about the Holiday Collection www.CreativeYouthIdeas.com

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