“But everything should be done in a fitting and orderly way.” – 1 Corinthians 14:40
I came up with a really fun game to fit in with our character development series. I hope you’re joining along. Even if you are not doing the entire series, I think your kids would really enjoy this game. We did. It became my second work out of the day too as it is kind of like doing a shuttle run. You will want to gather a number of bins, each containing a different item. I had log cabin blocks, normal blocks, balls and bean bags.
The first thing I did was have Kenzie help me set up the game. We just threw all of the items in the bin randomly around the yard.
The rules are simple. When we say,”Go,” everyone starts running to collect an item, one at a time. You run back and put your item in the correct bin. I sat and kept points (at least for the first round…I played the rest of the time, and we each tried to keep our own points). Whoever was able to collect the most items, won. The kids absolutely loved this game. I always end one of these activities with the question, “What is our word of the week?” I also try and do the verse at the same time. That is the lead in to the lesson. This time Abby said, “Oh, I know. Our word is orderliness, and this is like when we leave all of our toys out. We have to put them away where they go to keep things organized.” Ah, melt my heart. Are things sinking in? Hopefully. I’m so glad we get to focus on this trait again this week.
More Orderliness Lessons in our Character Development Series