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Jonathan (1 Saumel 20) | Make 2

 

This weaved Jonathan puzzle craft is deceptive, it looks like it would be easy but actually takes quite a lot of jiggling to get the image to line up. Not suitable for very young groups but a good challenge for the older kids. Once completed it can look amazing with a drop of colour and a bold colour card behind it. Jonathan (1 Saumel 20) | Make 2

 
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Jonathan (1 Samuel 20) | Play

 

The story of Jonathan warning David is a minefield of game ideas, with propelling arrows, unwitting helpers and secret messages there is a wealth of ways your activities can go.
 

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Arrows – launching arrows across your teaching space may fill you with joy or dread, either way the kids will love it. You can be true to the story using tiny bows and arrows (offsite link) or print these arrow heads (pictured) and attaching them to felt tip pens to play drop arrows.
 

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Jonathan (1 Saumel 20) | Make

 

Shoot that arrow and say the code… sometimes you just need a basic craft that won’t tie you in knots trying to figure out how to get it looking right… thank God for the humble split pin. This is a craft for those groups that love colouring, for those who really only have a few minutes and those who know they will have to do all the cutting in advance. Jonathan (1 Saumel 20) | Make

 
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Jonathan (1 Saumel 20) | Play / Make

 

Turn your felt pens into arrows and drop them on the target. Sometimes just a little bit of creativity can give a game a great boost, this game is totally functional without the craft option but even more memorable with it.

Includes 1 arrow head and one target on the first page & 4 extra arrow heads on the second page.
(Ruth and Boaz are a match for each other!)
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Jonathan (1 Samuel 20) | Direct

 
 Jonathan worksheet
This worksheet about Jonathan uses puzzles and codes to look at the story elements. It is suitable for independent readers and above. This worksheet would be suitable as both an individual time filler, or a group exploration and discussion piece.

To complete the worksheet you will need something to write and draw with and some colouring pens or pencils.

The PDF can can be downloaded by clicking on the image.
 

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Jonathan (1 Samuel 20) | Talk

Jonathan (1 Samuel 20)  | Talk 
If you want the teachers page then please click on the image for the pdf.

Today’s hero is Jonathan because he shows us the gift of Codes

Essential Teachers notes:
Kids love puzzles, they love secrets, and they love tricking people… the stories of Jonathan and his sister Michael tricking their father to safeguard David will resonate with a child’s sense of both mischief and justice. As this story doesn’t involve many people it’s written so that it can be acted out. While this story doesn’t directly refer to Michal and her idol switching trick do feel free to add it in if it helps. Please note : Jonathan is a character of much controversy and this lesson has been careful to avoid that.

Main Passage : 1 Samuel 20
Additional passages : 1 Samuel 18 & 19

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Jonathan (1 Samuel 20) | Heroes

 

Here are the images you need for the hero’s attributes linked to Jonathan (1 Samuel 20).
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.
(Please note : these images have no watermark but are not copyright free, they are only intended for classroom use.)

 

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