Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Kid's Programs

While our team was in Chiapas, we did alot of ministry. One of the main ones was putting on kid's programs at the different villages we stayed at while installing the water filters.

The programs were comprised of songs (in Spanish of course) like "quien es el rey de la selva", "Tengo gozo, gozo en mi corazon", and other favorites. We then did a simple craft with the kids along with a lesson to go with the craft. Then there was a skit. We ended with a game or two or three... The programs usually weren't too long.

There are so many kids in the tiny villages all over Chiapas. Their lives are so different from my own. Even the poor kids here in the States aren't nearly as poor as the poorest in Chiapas. Yet they are so happy. They're still kids! I noticed in Papua New Guinea and Mexico that the kids are similar to the ones here. They still have fun and laugh and are goofy. Kids are kids.

Jacob and Steven doing a skit with Grace translating

Doing a program in the Ch'ol jungle. We were interrupted by an authentic jungle downpour.

Playing a game with the kids in Llano Grande

Leading in some songs on a very hot, sticky afternoon in Ch'ol

Doing one last skit before heading back to San Cris. I was a cry baby in named Maggie. The kids love the skits.

1 comment:

  1. OH MY GOODNESS!! That looks like soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much fun!!!!!! Wow...Chiapas? That's the #1 place I want to visit in Mexico....
    I miss you!!! Maybe we can exchange e-mail addresses again(mine has changed since I last e-mailed you!!)
    Thanks for posting the pics!