Let Your Light Shine Relay Races

Focus: God's children are to pass the light of Christ to others. Jesus taught us to let our light shine in his Sermon on the Mount - - Teach this to kids!

Set up: Each team will need an empty paper towel roll for a torch and a small yellow pit ball to represent the light. Designate a course for teams to run relays. Divide players into teams of 4-6 players. Divide teams in half. Teams line up at both ends of the course Side A and Side B (2 or 3 on one end and 2 or 3 on the other end). 

How to Play: First player in each team on Side A holds the torch and lights it by placing the ball on top. At the go, players with the torch race to the opposite side of the course to pass their torch light to their teammate on Side B, and then proceed to the back of the line. The players holding the torch on Side B then race to Side A to hand off the torch light to the next player in line on their teams. During play, if the "light" falls off, players must stop and place it back on the torch before proceeding. If teams are uneven, one of the team players must race twice so that all players have their turn. Play as long as time allows. 

Our SHINE for JESUS Paper Lantern craft coordinates well with this Bible game; it is a great addition for your VBS, Sunday school, or Bible club programs!

Shine Jesus' Light, John 8:12 | Paper Lantern Craft | Sermon on the Mount Matthew 5 | VBS Craft Activity Christian Sunday School Bible Clubs

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