Small Seeds can be used as a children’s story or activity to teach children about the power of sharing our gifts to end hunger and to help them understand that small actions can grow into big results. A prayer suggestion is also offered.

This resource can be used to mark World Food Day, as part of a hunger mission project, or as a component of any other lesson on giving and generosity.

Recommended time: 5-10 minutes

Materials: apple, orange with seeds, or bell pepper (or another fruit with lots of seeds)

Suggested Bible passage: Matthew 13:31, 32; Mark 4:30-32

This resource has been adapted from the Canadian Foodgrains Bank’s resource Small Seeds, found at

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