This is a simple but very colourful and visual way of bringing prayers to Jesus.
You will need: A roll of wallpaper backing paper or a roll of foil, a marker or paint pen, a collection of coloured label and/or coloured dot stickers, felt tip pens.
Roll out your paper or foil to your desired length (it’s good to make it long enough for a group of children to get round at the same time!)
Write the word ‘Jesus’ in large letters across the sheet.
Talk to children about bringing prayers to Jesus and feeling confident that we can let go of them and leave them in his hands.
Think of who you want to pray for and either write initial letters or draw small pictures on the coloured label stickers. Stick the stickers anywhere on the letters of Jesus’ name as a sign of brining the prayers to him.
If children would like to pray for themselves, ask them to choose a coloured dot to represent themselves and to stick that on the letters of Jesus’ name too.