The Parable of the House on the Rock

Many thanks to the Reverend Andrew Gough, Chaplain at Warwick School, for providing both this activity idea and his permission to include it here.


  1. The parable of the wise and foolish builders is read.
  2. Children try to build towers of cardboard cubes on different foundations.
  3. The meaning of the parable is explored.
  4. The action song, "The Wise Man Built His House Upon the Rock" could be used after the discussion.




Teaching Notes

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