Fish Adventurer Award

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  1. Find three of the "fish stories" in the Bible.
    1. Loaves and fishes (Mark 6:34-44 and Matthew 14:13-21).
    2. Father knows best (Luke 11:11-13).
    3. Jonah (Jonah 1-2).
    4. Breakfast with Jesus  (John 21:8-113).
    5. Fishers of men  (Matthew 4:18-22).
  2. Learn how fish served an important part in providing food for the pilgrims.
  3. Learn how to care for a pet fish.
  4. Learn about 2 fish that live in a lake or ocean that is closest to you and how to protect them.
  5. Play a fish game or complete a fish craft.

Squanto's life:

Squanto helps the pilgrims grow corn with fish:

Fish Crafts

(search for fish crafts)

Visit a fish hatchery, aquarium or pet
store in your area.

Give each child a bag of fish crackers.

1.    Help the children find the scripture and review the stories.
2.    See resources below on the Indian     Squanto.
3.    TAsk someone who has a pet fish or works in a pet store to talk to the children. Or get general fish care instructions from a pet store or library and discuss these with the children. Learn about care, food (when and what to feed a fish) and aquariums. Remember, our pet fish depends on us to care for them—they cannot care for themselves.
4.    Learn about 2 types of fish that live naturally. Discuss how we  can help by keeping the water clean. Never put garbage in lakes or the ocean.
5.    Fish game:    
Make a stick fishing pole with a string and magnet on the end. “Go fish” for goodies like little Bibles, stickers, gummie fish, etc. Crafts: (also see resources below).
a.    Make a paper plate aquarium—use 2 paper plates, cut a round circle in one, put clear or blue-clear plastic wrap on it to make it look like a window into an aquarium. Place fish sticker and draw seaweed/plants on the uncut plate. Glue both plates together, so it is like an aquarium with seethrough glass.
b.    Felt fish. Prepared pre-cut felt fish shapes and have the children decorate them with