The least of these passage talks about an act of sorting. Sorting is something we learn from an early age and so lends itself well to games. The other element of the sorting is the revelation of truth. For very young children any sorting game, toddler toys, wrapped boxes, or even just coloured scarfs can be a helpful way in. Here are some simple ideas for game and activities.
Sheep & Goat separation – A printable game. Click on the image for the 2 page PDF download with instructions. Cut out a board and counters per player. The counters are mixed and placed in a bag. Players take it in turns to pull one counter. The counter is given to the right player. If you pull out your own counter then go again. Sort your sheep and goats first to win.
(For younger kids use counters, buttons, glass beads etc)
All about us – the children can sort themselves into groups according to age, colour of clothes, eye colour, type of shoes, or other obvious physical features. Trying to avoid boy/girl splits, where possible, will help mix the group.
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