Show and Tell Demonstration
"For the 10 Plagues of Egypt-Water To Blood"
- 2 Small Baby Food Jars
- Red and Blue Food Coloring
This is going to be the easiest demonstration ever! This is just to get a point across to the kids on the water turning to blood. This will probable only be interesting to the smaller kids in your group. The older ones may not be impressed. haha
Take your two jars and fill them both up with water. Begin to walk the kids through the story of the water turning to blood. Color the water blue in one jar and tell them how this is the pretty water before the plague happened. Then when you get to the part where Aaron is placing the rod upon the waters to turn it into blood color the other jar red.
(Exo 7:17) Thus saith the LORD, In this thou shalt know that I am the LORD: behold, I will smite with the rod that is in mine hand upon the waters which are in the river, and they shall be turned to blood.
(Exo 7:18) And the fish that is in the river shall die, and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall lothe to drink of the water of the river.
(Exo 7:19) And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon their streams, upon their rivers, and upon their ponds, and upon all their pools of water, that they may become blood; and that there may be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood, and in vessels of stone.
(Exo 7:20) And Moses and Aaron did so, as the LORD commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and smote the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood.
(Exo 7:21) And the fish that was in the river died; and the river stank, and the Egyptians could not drink of the water of the river; and there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt.
(Exo 7:22) And the magicians of Egypt did so with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, neither did he hearken unto them; as the LORD had said.
(Exo 7:23) And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, neither did he set his heart to this also.
(Exo 7:24) And all the Egyptians digged round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.
(Exo 7:25) And seven days were fulfilled, after that the LORD had smitten the river.