St. John the Baptist Begins Preaching in the Desert Picture Puzzle
Help Kids Celebrate Advent or Focus on the Message of the Herald of the Messiah with the St. John the Baptist Begins Preaching in the Desert Picture Puzzle.
Invite children to learn about St. John the Baptist's message of baptism of repentance for sins by using a fun picture puzzle. It features an image of St. John by Murillo and the Scripture quote from St. Luke 3:3.
"And he came into all the country about the Jordan, preaching the baptism of penance
for the remission of sins;"
How to Use the St. John the Baptist Begins Preaching in the Desert Picture Puzzle
This Montessori-style game is simple to use. First, cut the playing pieces out on the lines provided. Next, mix the parts up. Then have players match the pieces to recreate the image and encourage quote knowledge and mastery. The puzzle also includes a control card and a quote card. Older learners can use this game to commit the provided quote to memory. The Bible passage comes from the Douay-Rheims Translation of the Holy Bible.
The game is quite versatile as it has four different levels of play - 4, 9, 12, and 20 pieces. Upon completion of play, store all the parts in a small stationery envelope. Repeat play for review as necessary.
This resource is one small part of That Weekly Liturgy Lesson for the 2nd Sunday of Advent (Cycle C).