Hope or Despair from The Book of Genesis?
How do you think that raven felt when it left Noah’s ark and didn’t see anywhere to land. Do you think that it felt fear or had hope?, Could the raven have had mixed feelings?
Which Would your Child Identify With?
We all know people who always seem to be full of hope and those who always seem to be full of despair. Have your children make debate points about why the raven would feel hopeful and why it would have felt fearful. Which does your child feel most reflects how they would have felt?
Take this opportunity to discuss with your child the value of being optimistic in life. If you are religious you might want to talk to your child about your view of God’s plan for us.