Mary Anointed Jesus

The following Bible Truth in in John 12:1-11, the story of Mary anointing Jesus.

  1. Mary honored Jesus and showed her love for him without worrying about what others thought of her actions.  John 12:3.

The following activities can be used to teach the Bible story and truth.

Bible Story Activities.
Smell the Nard.  Bring a sample of nard (also called spikenard or Nardostachys jatamansi) and let the children smell the perfume Mary used to anoint Jesus. 

Games.

Play Heir to a Christian Fortune.  Suggestions for phrases to use include.
Mary anointed Jesus.
Jesus ate with Mary, Lazarus, and Martha.

Life in Biblical Times.

Foods of the Bible.  Recreate the Bible Story by serving Foods of the Bible as a snack.  Let the children eat the snack reclining around a blanket on the floor.

Coloring Page.  Mary anoints Jesus.

Clip Art.  Mary anoints Jesus.

 
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