Unit 1—God Made the World Session 1: God Made the World Ministry Grid Overview Session 2: God Made Animals Ministry Grid Overview Session 3: God Made People Ministry Grid Overview Session 4: The First Family Ministry Grid Overview Unit 2— God Loves My Family Session 1: Noah and His Family Ministry Grid Overview Session 2:
1s & 2s—Step Up, Step Down Bible Story: God Gave Ten Commandments Exodus 20; 31:18 Life Point: God told people how to live. Weekly Verse: We will do what God says. Exodus 19:8 Materials: Teaching Picture 13, small step stool or cardboard block Lay the Teaching Picture next to the stool. Invite a preschooler to
1s & 2s—Walk on a Path and Follow a Leader Bible Story: The Israelites Crossed the Red Sea Exodus 13:17–15:21 Life Point: People can believe God. Weekly Verse: God will help you today. Exodus 14:13 Materials: Bible, Teaching Picture 12, masking tape Use tape to make a winding path across the room. At one end
1s & 2s—Look Through Binoculars Bible Story: Miriam and Moses Exodus1:8–2:10 Life Point: God loves me. Weekly Verse: God loves me. Psalm 86:13 Materials: Teaching Picture 11, toy binoculars, tape Attach the Teaching Picture to a wall with tape. Invite preschoolers to look through the binoculars. Comment on things they might see in the room.
1s & 2s—Set the Table Bible Story: Joseph Genesis 37:1-4,12-17 Life Point: God wants me to do what my parents tell me to do. Weekly Verse: Love one another. 1 John 4:7 Materials: Teaching Picture 10, plastic plates, placemats, napkins Invite preschoolers to set the table for a meal. Tell the children that they could
1s & 2s—Pull a Wagon Bible Story: Isaac Was Kind Genesis 26:1-6,12-33 Life Point: God helps people be kind to one another. Weekly Verse: Show love to one another. Romans 12:10 Materials: Bible, Teaching Picture 9, cardboard box with rope handle or small wagon, doll, animal figures Place the Bible, doll, and animals near the
1s & 2s—Play with Family Figures Bible Story: Jacob and Esau Were Brothers Genesis 25:19-28 Life Point: God gives people families. Weekly Verse: Try to get along with everyone. Romans 12:18 Materials: Teaching Picture 8, cardboard blocks, wooden or plastic family figures As preschoolers play with the figures and the blocks, tell the Bible story.
1s & 2s—Make a Baby Picture Collage Bible Story: Isaac Was Born Genesis 15; 21:1-6 Life Point: God loves my family. Weekly Verse: God has plans to care for you. Jeremiah 29:11 Materials: Teaching Picture 7, pictures of babies and toddlers cut from magazines, construction paper, glue sticks, marker Invite preschoolers to make a collage.
1s & 2s—Play with a Ball and Tube Bible Story: Abram and Lot Genesis 13 Life Point: God wants family members to be kind to one another. Weekly Verse: God loves us. Psalm 117:2 Materials: Large mailing tube, ball that fits in tube (like a tennis ball) Tell the Bible story as preschoolers have fun
1s & 2s—Pack Groceries Bible Story: Noah and His Family Genesis 6:9–8:19 Life Point: God loves families. Weekly Verse: Do what God says. Deuteronomy 8:6 Materials: Teaching Picture 5, grocery bags, empty food containers Prop the Teaching Picture near the other items. Invite preschoolers to pack the grocery items into bags. Relate this action to