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St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Yew Tree Road, Slough, England, SL1 2AR



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In today’s lesson you will be learning about the bible story of Zacchaeus and if it was always easy for Jesus to show friendship. 

Learning objective: To describe the character Zacchaeus.


1. Discuss with an adult what being a good friend means to you.

2. Christians believe that Jesus is a good friend to them. We are going to think about how Jesus shows this friendship and if it was always easy for him.

3. Watch the video below.

4. Would you have been Zacchaeus’ friend? What was he like? Discuss these questions with an adult.

5.In your book draw a picture of Zacchaeus.


Challenge – write a sentence to say if Zacchaeus was a good friend or not.


Take a picture and email it to your class teacher.