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Jesus is feeling tired. (Yawn and stretch.) “No more stories for now,” Jesus says. (Help your child echo, “No more stories.”) Jesus needs a rest from telling stories. Jesus and His friends climb into a boat. (Go sit in a different chair.) Goodbye, Jesus. Take care! (Wave goodbye.)

Where is Jesus going? He is going to cross the lake.

Jesus is feeling tired. (Yawn and stretch.) “No more stories for now,” Jesus says. (Help your child echo, “No more stories.”) Jesus needs a rest from telling stories. Jesus and His friends climb into a boat. (Go sit in a different chair.) Goodbye, Jesus. Take care! (Wave goodbye.)

Where is Jesus going? He is going to cross the lake.

See all the people. (Point to the people.) See all the boys and girls. (Point to boys and girls.) They want to be with Jesus. They want to hear Jesus tell stories. Hurry, little child. Bring your lunch. What is in little child’s lunch basket? (Count the loaves and fish.) Come, little child. Let’s go find Jesus.

See all the people. (Point to the people.) See all the boys and girls. (Point to boys and girls.) They want to be with Jesus. They want to hear Jesus tell stories. Hurry, little child. Bring your lunch. What is in little child’s lunch basket? (Count the loaves and fish.) Come, little child. Let’s go find Jesus.

Run, little child! (Pick up your child or take his or her hand.) Run after the people. Bring your lunch (grab a lunch box or basket), and let’s find Jesus. Run around the lake. (Jog around a table.) Run to find Jesus!

Run, little child! (Pick up your child or take his or her hand.) Run after the people. Bring your lunch (grab a lunch box or basket), and let’s find Jesus. Run around the lake. (Jog around a table.) Run to find Jesus!

See the little child. He sits and listens to Jesus. Jesus tells a story. All day Jesus tells stories. The little child is hungry. (Rub tummy each time you say “hungry.”) Jesus is hungry. Everyone is hungry.

Is that your lunch, little child? (Point to the lunch basket.)

See the little child. He sits and listens to Jesus. Jesus tells a story. All day Jesus tells stories. The little child is hungry. (Rub tummy each time you say “hungry.”) Jesus is hungry. Everyone is hungry.

Is that your lunch, little child? (Point to the lunch basket.)

The day is late. Everyone is hungry. (Rub tummy.) “Send the people away,” Jesus’ friends say.

“No, the people are tired,” Jesus says. (Punctuate each word by pointing a finger.) “The people are hungry. You feed them.”

But Jesus’ friends have no food.

“Here!” the little child says. “Take my food to Jesus.” (Child holds up lunch basket.) Very good, little child! (Hug child.) Thank you for sharing your food.

The day is late. Everyone is hungry. (Rub tummy.) “Send the people away,” Jesus’ friends say.

“No, the people are tired,” Jesus says. (Punctuate each word by pointing a finger.) “The people are hungry. You feed them.”

But Jesus’ friends have no food.

“Here!” the little child says. “Take my food to Jesus.” (Child holds up lunch basket.) Very good, little child! (Hug child.) Thank you for sharing your food.

Jesus is praying. (Fold hands in prayer.)

“Thank You, God, for this food. Thank You for this little child who has shared.”

Do you share? Yes (nod vigorously), you are learning to share.

See Jesus. Jesus breaks the bread. (Break a piece of bread.) Jesus shares the bread. (Share the bread.) Everyone is sharing the bread.

Jesus is praying. (Fold hands in prayer.)

“Thank You, God, for this food. Thank You for this little child who has shared.”

Do you share? Yes (nod vigorously), you are learning to share.

See Jesus. Jesus breaks the bread. (Break a piece of bread.) Jesus shares the bread. (Share the bread.) Everyone is sharing the bread.

Y um, yum, yum! (Pretend to eat.) This bread is fresh.

Yum, yum, yum! This is good food.

Thank You, Jesus. Thank You, for the story and for the food.

Thank you, little child. Thank you for sharing your lunch.

The Bible says, “Let us do good to all people” (Galatians 6:10, NIV).

Y um, yum, yum! (Pretend to eat.) This bread is fresh.

Yum, yum, yum! This is good food.

Thank You, Jesus. Thank You, for the story and for the food.

Thank you, little child. Thank you for sharing your lunch.

The Bible says, “Let us do good to all people” (Galatians 6:10, NIV).