Tapestry of Faith: Miracles: A Multigenerational Program on Living in Awe and Wonder

Alternate Activity 2: Our Own Story

Part of Miracles

Activity time: 10 minutes

Preparation for Activity

  • Choose one of the topics below or make up your own. Make sure the animal you choose for a topic is one everyone will be familiar with (or, bring an illustration or model to show the group).

Descriprion of Activity

Explain that the group will make up the creation story for that animal and how it came to have its own unique trait. One by one, line by line, participants will tell the story of how that animal came to look the way it does. Have a leader start the story. Then let volunteers continue, one line at a time.

How Porcupine got its quills

How Turtle got its shell

How Alligator got its teeth

How Beaver got its tail

How Armadillo got its shell

How Fish got its scales