This Jesus Washed the Disciple’s Feet story illustration will help kids remember the service Jesus showed when he washed His disciples’ feet. His act of loving service demonstrates the kind of love children and all Christians should show to others.
Jesus Washed the Disciples' Feet
Jesus said He did not come to be serve, but to serve, and He proved it when, in the upper room on the night of His arrest (before He was crucified the next day), He washed His disciples' feet. These Bible activities highlight for kids that important event and its importance for us today.
The story of Jesus washing the disciples’ feet is found in John 13:4-5, 12-15. This fun paint craft will help children remember how Jesus served others and how we should serve others also. Children will love getting their feet painted with this enjoyable craft!
This Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet calls for kids to write, “Serve the Lord with gladness .” This is an adaptation of Psalms 100:2 and will help children remember our service to the Lord should be happy service.
The way to greatness is through service to others. Let your kids work this word search puzzle, and you’ll have a chance to remind them of this important Bible lesson.
Can your kids spot all 12 differences in these pictures? The pictures look identical at first, but they’re not! As your children work, remind them of how Jesus served His disciples. We should serve one another as well!
This eight-piece jigsaw puzzle shows Jesus washing the feet of one of His disciples as other disciples look on. What an amazing act of service Jesus performed!
Give your kids a chance to connect the dots and color this pair of feet. Then you can tell them how dirty feet got in Palestine when people walked everywhere on dusty roads, and you can tell them how Jesus’ washing His disciples’ feet was an act of humility and service.
Let your kids “crack the code” in this secret code Bible activity. They’ll learn some of the elements involved in Jesus’ washing His disciples’ feet—and they’ll discover a phrase that encourages them to imitate Jesus in serving others.