"The Lord is my shepherd.... He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters" (Psalm 23:1-3)

Quotes from the Lord's Word (selected quotes relating to The Lord Is My Shepherd)

Teaching the Spiritual Concept (talking about Divine Providence with children)

Family Talks:

"The Twenty-Third Psalm" by the Rev. David R. Simons
"The Lord's Rod and Staff" by the Rev. Stephen D. Cole
"Talking to Your Child About the Twenty-Third Psalm" by the Rev. David Holm

Projects and Activities:

Activities

Blessings: The Lord as Our Shepherd (PDF)
Children's Prayers to the Good Shepherd (PDF)
Experiencing the Twenty-Third Psalm (ages 3-8) (PDF)
Rainbow Method of Learning the Twenty-Third Psalm (ages 6-9) (PDF)
Stream of Providence Game (ages 5-10) (PDF)
The Open Door (ages 10-up) (PDF)
Poster: Twenty-third Psalm (PDF)

Family Lesson

Level 2: The Lord as Our Shepherd (Mobile of Shepherd and Sheep) (ages 6-9) (PDF)
Level 3: The Door to the Sheepfold (Make a scroll) (ages 9-12) (PDF)

Projects

Following the Lord (figures for magnets or flannel board) (ages 2-8) (PDF)
Sheepfold Collage (ages 3-7) (PDF)
The Lord Is My Shepherd Shoebox Diorama (ages 4-8) (PDF)
A Shepherd and His Sheep (ages 7-10) (PDF)
Twenty-Third Psalm Book (ages 8-12) (PDF)
Diorama for the 23rd Psalm (ages 8-up) (PDF)
Make a Maze or Labyrinth (ages 9-14) (PDF)
The Lord Is My Shepherd Ribbon Bookmark (ages 10-up) (PDF)
Closing the Gate on Negative Thoughts (ages 10-up) (PDF)

For more Projects see the Sunday School lessons and projects.

Coloring Pages

Like a Shepherd by Lisa S. Buss (PDF)
Shepherd with Lamb by Jacquie S. Bostock (PDF)
He Will Feed His Flock Like a Shepherd (PDF)
The 23rd Psalm (calligraphy and pictures) (PDF)
The Shepherd Gathers His Sheep by Robert Glenn (PDF)
The Lord Is My Shepherd by Eudora Walsh (PDF)
Shepherd and Sheep by Josephine Ellis (PDF)

Family Activities

Overview of Projects and Activities for Families (html)

Overview of Projects and Activities for Families (PDF)

Sunday School:

For ages 6-9

Religion Project: Pull Toy Lamb (PDF)

For ages 9-12

Sunday School Lesson 40: Thanksgiving and the 23rd Psalm (PDF)

Religion Project: The Good Shepherd (Sheepfold) (PDF)

Songs:

Lead Us, and Guide Us, Lord (PDF)
Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us (PDF)
Good Shepherd by Lori Odhner (PDF)
Little Lost Lamb by Lori Odhner (PDF)
Little Lost Lamb Song Hand Motions (ages 3-8) (PDF)
Little Lamb, Who Made Thee? by William Blake and W.B. Caldwell (PDF)