Invoke the mercy rule during a water fight, go on a worm rescue mission, or turn stuffed animals into “lepers” to find out how Jesus treated outcasts!
There are loads of fun ideas in this lesson on compassion to help kids:
You’ll find this lesson helpful for addressing selfishness, materialism, insensitivity to the plight of others and an unwillingness to forgive.
The Berenstain Bears: A Neighbor in Need
by Jan and Mike Berenstain. Zonderkidz, 2011. Ages 4-7.
The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule
by Stan, Jan and Mike Berenstain. Zonderkidz, 2008. Ages 4-7.
The Legend of the Christmas Cookie
by Dandi Daley Mackall. Zonderkidz, 2015. Ages 4-7.
Otter B Kind
by Pamela Kennedy and Anne Kennedy Brady. Tyndale, 2019. Ages 4-7.
Words to Love By
by Rick Warren. Zonderkidz, 2018. Ages 4-7.
Adventures in Odyssey Life Lessons #3: Compassion (CD)
Tyndale, 2005. Ages 8 and up.
Adventures in Odyssey The Fruit of the Spirit (4 CDs)
Focus on the Family, 2021. Ages 8-12.
VeggieTales: Saint Nicholas: A Story of Joyful Giving (DVD)
Big Idea, 2009. Ages 4 and up.
VeggieTales: Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas (DVD)
Big Idea, 2013. Ages 4 and up.