Materials for Activity
- Copy of the story, "Belling the Cat"
- Costumes and props
Preparation for Activity
- Print the story "Belling the Cat." Make the copies you need to help children learn their roles in the play.
- Arrange for children to perform "Belling the Cat" for the congregation. Appropriate times can include canvass, RE teacher recruitment, the launch of an adult leadership training program such as Harvest the Power, or any time the congregation seeks new leaders.
Description of Activity
Children present "Belling the Cat" to the congregation.
Gauge children's interest in performing the play for the congregation. Adapt the script to include more roles to feature more children, if needed.
Leadership in Action activities invite children to take the lead in an activity that engages with the congregation. Through these activities, young people will start to see themselves as leaders of their faith.