Divine Mercy String Figure ... A Divine Mercy Activity for Kids

Divine Mercy String Figure

Follow the directions to the short video below, and then turn the figure upside down. It will resemble rays spreading out in two different directions ...

Original Divine Mercy Image
With just a little bit of imagination, you can see how the string figure resembles the Divine Mercy Rays coming forth from Jesus.

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If you happen to be doing a lesson on St. David the King, this same string trick can also be called David's Harp ...

Verses Preceding the Story of David and Goliath ...

Saul then told his servants, "Find me a good harpist and bring him to me."  One of the servants spoke up: "I have observed that a son of Jesse of Bethlehem is a skillful harpist.  ~1 Samuel 16:17-18a

Whenever the spirit from God came upon Saul, David would take the harp and play, and Saul would be relieved and feel better, for the evil spirit would leave him.  ~1 Samuel 16:23