Mary and Martha were Jesus’ friends. Jesus used Mary’s frustration with Martha to teach that spending time with Him is the most important thing we can do. This story illustration will help kids remember this important story and its important lesson.
Mary and Martha
While Martha busied herself fulfilling the duties of a hostess, her sister Mary sat and listened to the Lord. Martha asked Jesus to tell her sister to get busy helping her, but Jesus told Martha that Mary had chosen wisely. These activities are about this event in Jesus' ministry.
This puppet craft will reinforce what children learn about the story of Mary and Martha found in Luke 10:38-42 and give kids the opportunity to act out the story of Mary and Martha. Children love reenacting stories like this with puppets they’ve created.
This Bible activity for children is a crossword puzzle about the story of Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38-42. What are some of the elements in this story? Your children will gain a greater understanding of the lessons the story offers as they work this puzzle—and they’ll have a lot of fun in the process.
This Bible activity for children highlights nine elements of Jesus’ interaction with Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38-42. It also emphasizes an important lesson presented in this true account in Luke’s Gospel.
This Bible activity for children enhances understanding of the interaction between Jesus, Martha, and Mary as reported by Luke in Luke 10:38-42.
This Bible activity for children is a spot-the-differences exercise between two pictures showing Jesus, Mary, and Martha. Can your children find all 14 differences? Answers are provided.
Listen to Jesus! That is the important message of this fun jigsaw puzzle depicting Jesus, Mary, and Martha. Can a jigsaw puzzle be a really great Bible activity? It sure can! This one is!