Kids Spring 2016 Extra

Unit 1: Jesus the Savior Session 1: The Transfiguration (March 6) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 2: Jesus Raised Lazarus (March 13) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 3: The Triumphal Entry (March 20) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 4: Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection (March 27) Weekly Session Overview on […]




Preschool Spring 2016 Extra

Unit 1: Jesus, the Savior Session 1–Jesus Chose Helpers (March 6) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 2–Jesus’ Special Supper (March 13) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 3–The Triumphal Entry (March 20) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 4–Jesus Is Alive! (March 27) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 5–Jesus […]




Preschool: Special Focus—Esther (May 29)

1s & 2s—Uncover the Teaching Picture Bible Story: Esther Esther Life Point: People are special to God. Bible Verse: People are special to God. Genesis 1:27 Materials: Bible, Teaching Picture 13, sticky notes Completely cover the Teaching Picture with the sticky notes. Invite a child to pull off the papers to see the picture. Point […]




Preschool: Thank You, God: Session 6—Saul (May 22)

1s & 2s—Work Puzzles Bible Story: Saul Acts 8:1-3; 9:10-19 Life Point: God loves everyone. Life Verse: God loves us. 1 John 4:10 Materials: Teaching Picture 12, wooden puzzles featuring people Lay the Teaching Picture with the puzzles. Talk about the Bible story as children work the puzzles. Point to Saul in the picture. Say: […]




Preschool: Thank You, God: Session 5—Peter (May 15)

1s & 2s—Read Around a “Fire” Bible Story: Peter John 21:15-19 Life Point: Love Jesus. Bible Verse: I love You, Jesus. John 21:17 Materials: Bible, cardboard tubes, red and yellow tissue paper, books about Jesus Use the cardboard tubes and tissue paper to make a pretend campfire. Lay the books nearby. Sit near the fire […]




Preschool: Thank You, God: Session 4—Zechariah (May 8)

1s & 2s—Toss Beanbags Bible Story: Zechariah Luke 1:1-19 Life Point: God want people to do what He says. Bible Verse: God can do all things. Job 42:2 Materials: several beanbags, several boxes or dishpans Line the boxes or dishpans in a row next to a wall. Invite preschoolers to toss the beanbags into the […]




Preschool: Thank You, God: Session 3—Jesus and the Woman at the Well (May 1)

1s & 2s—Paint on Heart Shape Bible Story: Jesus and the Woman at the Well John 4 Life Point: Be kind to one another. Bible Verse: Let us be kind to everyone. Galatians 6:10 Materials: Teaching Picture 9, paper cut into heart shapes, washable paint in shallow containers, paintbrushes, painting smocks Print the Bible verse […]




Preschool: Thank You, God: Session 2—Miriam and Moses (April 24)

1s & 2s—Look Though Binoculars Bible Story: Miriam and Moses Exodus 2:1-10 Life Point: Love God. Bible Verse: I love You, God. Psalm 18:1 Materials: Teaching Picture 8, tape, toy binoculars Attach the Teaching Picture to the wall with tape. Point to different things in the classroom for preschoolers to look at. Eventually point to […]




Preschool: Thank You, God: Session 1—Abram and Lot (April 17)

1s & 2s—Paint on Bubble Wrap Bible Story: Abram and Lot Genesis 13:1-18 Life Point: Make good choices. Bible Verse: God wants us to help others. Deuteronomy 15:11 Materials: Large sheet of bubble wrap, paint in cups, paintbrushes, painting smocks, paper, tape Tape the bubble wrap to a table. Help preschoolers put on smocks before […]




Preschool: Jesus the Savior: Session 6—Jesus Helped His Friends (April 10)

1s & 2s—Find Shells in Sand Bible Story: Breakfast with Jesus John 21:1-14 Life Point: Jesus helped people. Bible Verse: We are helpers. 2 Corinthians 1:24 Materials: Teaching Picture 6, container of sand, large seashells, drop cloth Bury the seashells in the sand. Place the container on the drop cloth on the floor. Lay the […]