With Easter only a couple of weeks away, putting on a show might seem impossible. Puppet shows make perfect sense, since memorization is not needed. A number of free scripts are available at Puppet Resources, Fools for Christ and on TeachersPayTeachers.
- The story of the Good Samaritan (from Luke 10, presented as an on the air interview with puppets. Discusses the differing philosophies of life from what’s yours is mine and I'm going to take it to what's mine is yours because it's all from God. Nine roles, run time 12-15 minutes.
- Luke 15 reader's theater - Based on Luke 15 and the three parables of the lost sheep, coin and son. The parts of the sheep and pig can be given to a very young performer. Cast 10 but doubling possible. Run time 6 minutes.
- Lost And Found (a retelling of the lost sheep, lost coin and lost son from Luke 15. Can be done in sequence or as three separate skits.)
- Parables in Luke 12-15 challenge board – plays like Jeopardy
- Parables in Luke 15 rags to riches – plays like Who Wants to be a Millionaire
- Find more interactive games on every book and chapter of the Bible on Applebee’s Bible Portaportal.
Check out the accompanying slide show (a free download on TeachersPayTeachers) featuring the photography of Rick Woodall and previous articles featuring resources for the gospel of Luke, drama for Mother’s Day and Old Testament games.