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Peter and his friends are in a boat. (Point to Peter, wearing yellow and red stripes, and his friends. Pretend you and your child are in a boat.) What is Peter doing? Peter and his friends are fishing with a net. (Point to the net. Pretend to fish with a net.) They have been fishing all night.

Peter and his friends are in a boat. (Point to Peter, wearing yellow and red stripes, and his friends. Pretend you and your child are in a boat.) What is Peter doing? Peter and his friends are fishing with a net. (Point to the net. Pretend to fish with a net.) They have been fishing all night.

See the sun coming up. (Point to the sun, then to Peter.) See Peter yawn. The night is over. It is time to stop fishing, but Peter has no fish. (Shake your head.)

No fish for Peter. No fish for his friends. Peter is tired. (Yawn and rub eyes.) Peter is hungry. (Rub tummy.) Poor Peter!

See the sun coming up. (Point to the sun, then to Peter.) See Peter yawn. The night is over. It is time to stop fishing, but Peter has no fish. (Shake your head.)

No fish for Peter. No fish for his friends. Peter is tired. (Yawn and rub eyes.) Peter is hungry. (Rub tummy.) Poor Peter!

Listen! Someone is calling Peter. (Pretend to shout in a faint voice.) “Peter!”

“See? Someone is on the beach,” says Peter’s friend. (Point to Jesus.)

“Who is it?” Peter asks.

“I don’t know,” his friends say.

(Call again.) “Peter! Did you catch any fish?”

Has Peter caught any fish? (Pause for child to respond.) Do you see any fish? No. No fish. (Shake your head.) No. No fish.

Listen! Someone is calling Peter. (Pretend to shout in a faint voice.) “Peter!”

“See? Someone is on the beach,” says Peter’s friend. (Point to Jesus.)

“Who is it?” Peter asks.

“I don’t know,” his friends say.

(Call again.) “Peter! Did you catch any fish?”

Has Peter caught any fish? (Pause for child to respond.) Do you see any fish? No. No fish. (Shake your head.) No. No fish.

Listen! The Man calls again. “Throw the net again!” “It is too late for fishing,” the fishermen say. “See the sun? (Point to the sun.) It is daytime.”

“Throw the net out on the other side,” the voice calls. So they t-h-r-o-w their net on the other side of the boat. (Pretend to throw your net on the other side.)

Listen! The Man calls again. “Throw the net again!” “It is too late for fishing,” the fishermen say. “See the sun? (Point to the sun.) It is daytime.”

“Throw the net out on the other side,” the voice calls. So they t-h-r-o-w their net on the other side of the boat. (Pretend to throw your net on the other side.)

Down, down, down the net goes. Down under the water. Down under the boat. What do you see down there? (Point under the boat.) Fish. Lots of fish. Fish swimming in the water. (Hold one hand up, fingers together, thumb up; keeping thumb still, wiggle rest of hand like a fish skimming the water.)

Down, down, down the net goes. Down under the water. Down under the boat. What do you see down there? (Point under the boat.) Fish. Lots of fish. Fish swimming in the water. (Hold one hand up, fingers together, thumb up; keeping thumb still, wiggle rest of hand like a fish skimming the water.)

The net feels heavy,” Peter says. Peter pulls on the net. (Pretend to haul in the net.)

“The net is full of fish!” Peter’s friends shout.

See the big fish. (Point to a big fish.) See the small fish. (Point to a small fish.) Lots and lots of fish.

“Look! That Man is Jesus!” Peter’s friend, John, says. (Point to Jesus.) “Jesus did this!”

The net feels heavy,” Peter says. Peter pulls on the net. (Pretend to haul in the net.)

“The net is full of fish!” Peter’s friends shout.

See the big fish. (Point to a big fish.) See the small fish. (Point to a small fish.) Lots and lots of fish.

“Look! That Man is Jesus!” Peter’s friend, John, says. (Point to Jesus.) “Jesus did this!”

Jesus!” Peter shouts. He jumps out of the boat. He hurries to Jesus.

See the fire on the beach. See the food. Jesus has made breakfast for His friends. Thank You, Jesus.

Our Bible says “Be kind . . . to one another” (Ephesians 4:32, NIV).

Jesus!” Peter shouts. He jumps out of the boat. He hurries to Jesus.

See the fire on the beach. See the food. Jesus has made breakfast for His friends. Thank You, Jesus.

Our Bible says “Be kind . . . to one another” (Ephesians 4:32, NIV).