Talk to the children about the word “Promise” and what it means.
What promises have the children made? Are they always easy to keep?
Jesus promised to send the Holy Spirit to his disciples before he went back to his Father. Explain to the children that on the day of Pentecost Jesus fulfilled his promise.
Read with the children the story of Pentecost from the Acts of the Apostles: Acts 2: 1-13 – The Story of the Coming of the Holy Spirit.
Watch video of story, see link below.
What were the disciples like before the Holy Spirit came? Record words to describe.
What were the disciples like when the wind and tongues of fire came into the upper room? Record words to describe.
What were the disciples like after the Holy Spirit came? How had they changed? Record words to describe.
Children can then write a letter, as one of the disciples, giving a short account of the coming of the Holy Spirit.