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Sharing the Good News

This activity helps students prepare to share the Good News of Jesus with different individuals or groups, and then act out how they would do so, given the individual's or group's particular needs and characteristics.

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The Body of Christ

This video is a student-dramatization of how the different parts of the body can accomplish great things when they work as one.

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Script for a Special Passover Meal with Jesus

The script for the skit in which children reenact the Last Supper, acting as Jesus, the Apostles, and narrators.

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A Special Passover Meal with Jesus

The instructions for the skit in which children reenact the Last Supper, acting as Jesus, the Apostles, and narrators.

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An Exodus Celebration of God's Power and Love

A joyful activity for elementary children to learn about and reenact the Israelites’ escape from Egypt and their songs of praise to God.

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A Modern Parable of the Prodigal Son

This skit presents the Parable of the Prodigal Son in four scenes, with parts for the Father, Younger son, Narrator, and Chorus.

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Lead Me Not into Temptation

This handout presents different roles for students to act out from a real-life theft situation

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Be Careful What You Ask For

This is a list of Scripture passages to be acted out from 1 Samuel

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The Stations of the Cross

Students read a Scripture passage for an assigned station before creating an enactment and discussing questions.

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King David

This small-group project asks students to read a section from the bible about King David. Students must then create and act out a television show based on their scripture passage.

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The Book of Exodus

This small-group project asks students to read a section from the Book of Exodus before acting out the passage and responding to discussion questions.

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Role-plays: Kindness and Truth

This handout provides two role-play situations for students to practice open, honest communication in a kind, truthful way.

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Life Issues B Activity: Gospel Messages about Money

Develop a skit based on one of the passages above using one of the following dramatic genres.

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The Road to Damascus: A Scripted Version of Acts 9:1-22

A scripted version of Saint Paul’s conversion experience on the road to Damascus, found in Acts 9:1-22.

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Questions about Elisha

An activity in the form of a talk show, Good Morning Israel, about the death of Elisha and interviewing people who came in contact with him.

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A Dramatic Call: Lessons from the Old Testament

An activity where young people are asked to pick a Scripture passage that deals with an Old Testament ‘call’, and create a contemporary skit.

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What Makes Something Moral?

Two scenarios that involve people making moral choices. Students are asked to identify the object, intention, and circumstances surrounding the act in the scenario and indicate whether the choice is morally good or morally bad.

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Jesus Reveals the Kingdom of God

Scripture passages that go along with the group assignment that uses parables to see the Kingdom of God.

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Seeing the Kingdom of God Through Parables

A group assignment on using parables to see the Kingdom of God.

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Dramatic Monologues

An activity where students are asked to write a dramatic monologue, pretending that they are a scriptural character.

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Conducting Justice Simulations

A resource on how to conduct a justice simulation.

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The One-Act Play

One-act plays give students the opportunity to be creative as they explore a concept, issue, dilemma, person, or situation.

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In-Class Debates

A format for an in-class debate.

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Campaign Platform

A small-group assignment in which students will develop an imaginary political campaign to explore what it means to be a responsible citizen, both locally and globally.