Family Fun Time: Peacemaking

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“Family Fun Time: Peacemaking,” Friend, Sep. 2015, 6

Family Fun Time

Friend Magazine, 2015/09 Sep

Read “Sticks and Stones” (page 4). Even though Alex was the one whose feelings were hurt, he still reached out to make up with his brother Charlie. This is a good example of being a peacemaker. What can your family do to help each other be peacemakers?

Be sure to get an adult’s help with this activity and recipe.

Following in Jesus’s Footsteps

What can you do to follow Jesus’s example of being a peacemaker?

  1. Have everyone trace their foot on a piece of paper. Write one of the scripture references below on each footprint.

  2. Take turns reading the scriptures out loud. Then, on the back of each footprint, write one thing you can do to follow Jesus’s example this week.

  3. Tape the footprints on a door or wall as a reminder to follow in Jesus’s footsteps and be a peacemaker!

Elephant Ears

Try this tasty treat with a silly name!

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

oil for frying

10 flour tortillas

  1. Mix the sugar and cinnamon in a large resealable plastic bag.

  2. Heat a thin layer of oil in a frying pan. Cook one tortilla at a time—for 10 seconds on one side, then turn it over and cook for 10 seconds or until browned.

  3. Put the tortilla in the bag, seal it up, and shake until the tortilla is coated in cinnamon and sugar. Repeat with all the tortillas and serve warm.