Sweet water rolling,
Sweet water roll,
Rolling from the fountain,
Sweet water roll.

Discuss what is “sweet” about water.

Sweet vs. salt water

  • “Sweet” could mean “beautiful.” Have you ever seen a beautiful lake, ocean, stream?
  • Does watching water or listening to waves make us feel good?
  • Some people in the world don’t have ready access to clean water.
  • How important is water? Could we exist without it? (Water makes up more than 50% of our bodies.)
  • If you teach in a Christian school, you could discuss baptism, holy water, living water…


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