Paul Escaped in a Basket

After Paul met Jesus on the road to Damascus and became His follower, he encouraged other people to follow Christ as well. Some opponents of Christianity wanted to kill Paul, but his new friends helped him escape in a basket they lowered through a window and down the side of the city wall. The following Bible activities for children and preschoolers focus on Paul's dramatic escape from Damascus in the middle of the night.

Paul Escaped in a Basket Parents Connect Page

Every lesson from God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers includes a Parents Connect page to help parents or guardians reinforce the lesson at home during the week following the lesson. This is Paul Escaped in a Basket Parents Connect Page (NT10L2PC). Click on the Get Activity button below to view and/or download the lesson PDF.

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Paul Escaped in a Basket Teaching Picture

Every lesson from God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers includes a full-color teaching picture for use in teaching the lesson. This is the teaching picture for Paul Escaped in a Basket (NT10L2TP). Click on the Get Activity button below to view and/or download the lesson PDF.

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Paul Escaped in a Basket Hour B Lesson Plan

Every lesson from God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers includes two lesson plans (Hour A and Hour B). This is the Hour B lesson plan for Paul Escaped in a Basket (NT10L2HB). It includes the Hour B lesson plan and the needed reproducibles for that plan. Click on the Get Activity button below to view and/or…

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Paul Escaped in a Basket Hour A Lesson Plan

Every lesson from God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers includes two lesson plans (Hour A and Hour B). This is the Hour A lesson plan for Paul Escaped in a Basket (NT10L2HA). It includes the Hour A lesson plan and the needed reproducibles for that plan. Click on the Get Activity button below to view and/or…

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Paul Escaped in a Basket Story Illustration

During Paul’s ministry he was often being persecuted, and on one occasion found himself being smuggled to safety in a basket. This Paul Escaped in a Basket Story Illustration will remind children that God will give us strength to do what He asks us to do.

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Paul Escaped in a Basket Bible Craft

When Paul became a Christian, he became a strong advocate for Christ. This caused him to make enemies of his old friends. When they plotted to kill him, Paul managed to escape. This craft will help children remember how the Lord delivered Paul from his enemies.

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Psalms 28:7 Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet

This Write the Bible Phrase worksheet calls for kids to write, “The Lord is my strength and my shield.” This is an adaptation of Psalms 28:7 and will help children remember that God is our protector.

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Paul’s Escape Spot the Differences

After Paul became a Christian in Damascus, some of the people who had been Paul’s friends became his enemies and wanted to kill him. Some of Paul’s new friends—fellow Christians—helped him escape in the middle of the night. This spot-the-differences Bible activity shows what Paul’s escape in the middle of the night might have looked like.

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Paul’s Escape Jigsaw Puzzle

This jigsaw puzzle depicts Paul’s escape by night from Damascus after Paul had become a believer in Jesus. It’s a fun and educational Bible activity for children and preschoolers.

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