Blessed is He

(Word Fill-in) Children find key words from the story about Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

TOPICS:

Easter, Palm Sunday, Worship

MATERIALS:

Word Puzzle for each child [PDF] Click here  Solution
Word puzzle in KJV [PDF] Click here  KJV solution
Pencils or markers

DURATION:

Approximately 10 minutes

Jesus on a donkey

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Give each child a pencil or a marker and a copy of the word puzzle. As the children work on their puzzle, tell how Jesus came into Jerusalem riding on a small donkey. As He made His way to the city, the people came and waved palm branches. They also placed their coats on the path before Jesus. By completing this puzzle, the children find out what the crowds shouted to Jesus when He was on the road to Jerusalem.

The answer to this puzzle and the shouts of the people is HOSANNA

Discussion Questions: (Optional)
1. What do you think it was like for the people to witness this event? (Allow for discussion.)
2. How do you think Jesus felt when He saw the crowds worshipping Him? (Allow for discussion.)
3. What does Hosanna mean? (An expression of praise, worship, and a plea for divine help or salvation.)