Coloured Snow – Variation

This is for those of us who don’t have snow where we live.
This illustration is awesome if you have an area of sand (playground, beach) around you meeting place. I gathered them together and wrote out the word “sin” in the sand with red food colored water. Then, I asked them to shout out sins that people commit against God. As they shouted out the sins, I marked the sand with a streak of red until the bottle was emptied and we were left with a red stained area in front of us. I then read from Isaiah 1:18-20 and told them about the saving Grace of God. To finish, I had them kick the sand over the red stained area to make it white again. Every kick represented a sin or temptation in their own lives that Jesus has forgiven.