Bible Activities at First-School.ws
The Ascension of Jesus for Young Children
adapted from Acts
1:1-10 and Luke
Jesus says Good-bye!
Adapted from Acts 1:1-10
(for children under 4 years)
Jesus said to his friends one day,
"Very soon I must go away,
Don't be sad because
I will come back again!
Jesus told his friends:
"Tell my story everywhere."
And then as his beloved friends
were standing there
Jesus went up, up, up
Into the sky!
Ascension: Jesus Christ's rising to heaven: according to Christianity, the rising of Jesus Christ from earth to heaven after the Resurrection
Ascension Day: celebration of Jesus Christ's ascent: the Thursday, forty days after Easter, when Christians celebrate the rising of Jesus Christ from earth to heaven after the Resurrection
baptism: rite of purification: a religious ceremony in which somebody is sprinkled with or immersed in water to symbolize purification. In Christian baptisms, the person is often named and accepted into the Christian faith.
disciples: follower of person or idea: somebody who strongly believes in the teachings of a leader, a philosophy, or a religion, and tries to act according to them. original follower of Jesus Christ: one of the 12 original followers of Jesus Christ, according to the Bible
grave: burial place of dead body: a hole dug in the ground for a dead person's body, or the place where a dead person's body is buried