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Activity 7: The Prophet's Scrolls - Option 3
Activity time: 25 minutes
Materials for Activity
- 12 X 18-inch drawing paper, one for each participant
- Packing tape
- One-inch dowels, two 15-inch lengths for each person
- Calligraphy pens or fine point markers
Preparation for Activity
- Set out materials.
- Make a sample scroll.
Description of Activity
Invite participants to make their own scrolls with words describing the experiences of exile and hope. Note that while Isaiah used a scroll of animal skin, we use drawing paper and dowels. Use packing tape to attach the shorter side of a sheet of drawing paper to a dowel, and then attach a dowel to the opposite short side, so the paper can be rolled like a scroll, bringing the dowels together.
After participants create scrolls, invite them to use calligraphy pens or fine-point markers to write and draw about the experiences of exile and of hope. As time allows, share drawings with one another.