Unit 1— From the Start Social Media Covers for Unit 1 Session 1: God Created the World (9/03/17) Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 2: God’s Plan for People (9/10/17) Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 3: Noah (9/17/17) Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 4: Abram and Lot (9/24/17) Social Media
Unit 1—Telling Others About Jesus Social Media Covers for Unit 1 Session 1: Philip and the Ethiopian (6/4/17) Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 2: Saul Told About Jesus (6/11/17) Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 3: Peter and Cornelius (6/18/17) Social Media Plan Ministry Grid Overview Session 4: The Church Helped (6/25/17)
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Build a Room Plastic interlocking blocks (or other building toys) Challenge kids to use the interlocking blocks to build a room. Kids can all work together to build one room. Or create several different stations for smaller groups of kids to build different rooms. Tell kids that the couple in
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Draw with Oil Cooking oil in small cups, cotton swabs, construction paper cut into 6-by-9-inch pieces Guide kids to dip cotton swabs in oil and then draw or write on construction paper. The oil will seep into the paper and the lines will remain visible. Allow kids to explore making
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Mountain, Valley, River Masking tape Make a masking tape line down the middle of the room. The line will need to be long enough for all kids. If needed, make several lines spaced around the room for groups of kids. Guide all kids to stand on the tape line. Say:
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Clay Charades Clay or play dough Choose a kid to start the game. Tell the kid to use the clay to mold a vegetable, fruit, or other food. The other kids can guess what is being made. After kids guess, choose another kid to mold. (You could group kids into
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Ark of the Covenant Relay Pool noodles, dishpans or boxes Demonstrate carrying the “ark of the covenant.” Two kids should stand one in front of the other and hold the ends of the pool noodles. Balance the dishpan or box on the pool noodles. Tell the two kids to walk
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Letter Scramble Paper squares or index cards, marker Print these letters on squares or cards: d, a, v, i, d, j, o, n, a, t, h, a, n. Make multiple sets if needed so each child will have a card. Mix the cards and hand a letter to each child.
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Draw with Your Feet Large paper, colored pencils (or regular pencils) Lay large paper on the floor. Place chairs next to each piece of paper. Invite kids to sit in the chairs and take off one shoe each. They can hold pencils with their toes and try to draw or
Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Job Charades Cards or paper strips with names of jobs and occupations Ask a volunteer to choose a card and silently read it. Lead the child to act out actions (with no talking) that relate to the occupation. The group can guess what job or occupation the child is doing.