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First 4 disciples (Mark 1) | Games


First 4 disciples (Mark 1) - Games


The four men were called to follow, to walk in the dust of a rabbi, becoming like him and learning to fish for men. These games all hang on the ideas of calling, imitating and fishing.




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Magnet men – Make up fishing poles using dowel, string, and a magnet hook. Then cut out some small man shapes and slide a paper-clip around their waist. A quick time-saver is to cut a people paper chain and then divide it up. Add a twist by writing a task for the child to fulfil on each paper man

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First 4 disciples (Mark 1) | Craft 2


‘I will make you fishers of men’ is iconic of itself. Here Jesus takes the everyday of the four men’s lives and transforms it radically. This spinning boats catch fills their nets with fish and then men, it’s super simple and suitable for any age group. First 4 disciples (Mark 1) | Craft 2

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First 4 disciples (Mark 1) | Craft 1


Jesus calls the first four disciples and they drop everything to follow him, to become ‘fishers of men’. It’s a passage oh so familiar but one that needs context to understand fully. This craft looks at that context using a mirror, reminding us that in order to fully see the picture we need to see the background as well. First 4 disciples (Mark 1) | Craft 1

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The first 4 Disciples (Mark 1) | Character Images


The first 4 Disciples (Mark 1)

Here are the images you need for the hero’s attributes linked to ‘The first 4 Disciples’ (Mark 1) – also referred to as the ‘fishers of men’ passage.
Each hero set contains a high quality graphic of the character, a take home bible card and a colouring page.

The images are displayed small here, click on the image you wish to have, then save the image that loads.
(These images are not copyright free, they are for personal/classroom use only.)







The first 4 Disciples (Mark 1) | Story

The first 4 Disciples (Mark 1) | Story

The first disciples are today’s heroes because they show us the gift of Following

Essential Teachers notes:
The story of the first 4 disciples is pretty typical of Jesus’s style – call out, ask to follow & promise more. Nowhere is that clearer than in this first invitation.

Tell this story or a similar one of your choice from a favourite bible translation or story book. This version is supplied for inspiration, feel free to omit or embellish to give it your personal voice.
Main passage: Mark 1
Additional Passages: Matthew 4, Luke 5

If you want the teachers page then please click on the image for the pdf.

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