Unit 1—God’s Amazing World Social Media Covers for Unit 1 Session 1: God Created the World Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 2: God’s Plan for People Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 3: Adam and Eve Sinned Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 4: Cain and Abel Social Media Plan Ministry
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Count and Sit No materials needed. Lead kids to stand in a circle. Indicate which kid should start. Kids count off up to 10. The child who says “10” sits down. The next child starts again with 1. Continue going around the circle, the standing kids counting, until only one
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Move Across Materials: three pieces of paper per team Group the kids into teams. Gather teams at one end of the play area. Tell kids that they must move their team members from one end of the play area to the other end without stepping on the floor. Two kids
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Carrying Grain Materials: popcorn kernels, tweezers or small spoons, bowls Place a bowl with kernels on a table at one end of the play area. Place an empty bowl on a table at the other end of the play area. Guide kids to take turns moving the kernels to the
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Color the Coat Materials: paper cut into coat shapes, crayons Give each child a coat. Lead kids to place the coat shapes on top of their heads and color the coats. Set a timer for 1 minute for kids to color their coats. After the minute, examine the kids’ work.
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Acrostic Materials: paper with RESPECT written down the side (one per kid), pencils Guide kids to think about the word respect. If needed, talk about what respect means. Invite kids to write words or phrases about respect that start with each letter. Kids can work alone or with partners. After
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Say Please No materials needed. Stand in front of the kids. Tell kids that they will play a game like “Simon Says.” They should follow your directions only when you begin with the word please. Give directions like stand up, clap once, touch the ground, jump up and down, etc.
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Match My Steps No materials needed. Guide kids to walk in a line behind you. Lead kids to walk, shuffle, hop, or walk in other odd ways. After a minute or so, move to the back of the line and allow the kid behind you to lead the line. Change
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Body Spelling No materials needed. Group the kids into groups, if desired. Call out a word about family, such as mother. Lead kids to use their bodies to create the letters of the word. Call out other words about family, such as father, brother, sister, uncle. Tell kids they will
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Step Left, Step Right Materials: masking tape Make a tape line from the front of the play area to the back. Guide kids to stand on the line, facing front. Tell kids that you will ask a question about families. If the answer is “yes,” the kids will step left;