Kindergarten Jesus Feeds The 5,000 Lesson Plan (Bible)

Topic:Jesus Performs Miracles

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Students will understand why Jesus performed miracles.
  • Students will be able to apply the lessons of this miracle to their lives today.


  • Picture of the miraculous feeding of the 5,000
  • Bible
  • Pencils and paper


  • Ask the students if they have ever seen or heard about Jesus performing miracles.
  • Ask them to share their experiences and any questions they may have.
  • Explain that miracles are special blessings from God that show His love for us.

Direct Instruction

  • Read the account of Jesus feeding the 5,000 to the students.
  • Ask them to pay attention to any details that stand out to them.
  • After reading, discuss any questions or thoughts the students may have.
  • Highlight the importance of this miracle by discussing how it shows God's love for us and how it can be applied to our lives today.

Guided Practice

  • Divide the students into small groups and give each group a piece of bread or other small food item.
  • Have the students take turns bringing their bread to Jesus and asking for him to bless it.
  • Have the students then share their bread with the rest of the group and discuss how it feels to have Jesus bless the food.

Independent Practice

  • Give each student a piece of plain bread and a bottle of water.
  • Have the students pretend that they are one of the people at the shore, and that they are watching Jesus feed the 5,000.
  • Have the students draw or paint a picture of what they think the scene looked like.
  • Have the students write a sentence explaining why they think Jesus performed this miracle, and how it can apply to their lives today.


  • Ask the students to share their drawings and paintings with the class.
  • Ask the students to explain why they chose to draw or paint the scene in this way, and what they learned from the lesson.
  • Thank the students for their participation and effort, and remind them that God Provides for us, if we have faith in Him.


  • Observe the students during the independent practice activity, and take note of which scenes they have trouble creating or presenting, and use this information to inform future lessons or scaffolding of skills.
  • Have the students complete a short written paragraph or paragraph drawing explaining their understanding of the significance of the miracle.
  • Review the written or drawn explanations, and provide additional support and guidance as needed.

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