Kids Grade 1-6 Extra (Fall 2015)

Life Verse Postcards Unit 1: God’s Promises (One Conversation Placemat) Session 1: King Saul (September 6) – Session Overview Session 2: David and Jonathan (September 13) – Session Overview Session 3: David the Shepherd (September 20) – Session Overview Session 4: David and Goliath (September 27) – Session Overview Session 5: David Spared Saul (October 4) – Session Overview Session 6: King David (October 11) – Session Overview […]

Grades 1-6 Extra—Summer 2015

Summer Postcards – Click Here Unit 1: Be a Leader –One Conversation Placemat  Session 1: Joshua Was Chosen (June 7) – Weekly Overview Video Session 2: Joshua the Leader (June 14) – Weekly Overview Video Session 3: Joshua and Jericho (June 21) – Weekly Overview Video Session 4: Deborah (June 28) – Weekly Overview Video Session 5: Hannah (July 5) – Weekly Overview Video Session 6: Samuel (July 12) – Weekly Overview Video Unit 2: […]

Grades 1-6: Special Focus: Jonah (November 29)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Scrambled Words Paper, pencils On large pieces of paper, print these scrambled words: hjoan; nnvieeh; hifs; ogd; wllawos; lelt; eenprt. Scatter the words around the room (on the floor or taped to the wall). Give each kid a piece of paper and a pencil. Tell kids to try and unscramble […]

Grades 1-6: Dare to Be Different: Session 6 — Daniel in the Lions’ Den (November 22)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Fiddlesticks Craft sticks, markers, can or plastic cup Print the letters of Daniel’s name at the end of sticks, one letter per stick. Make 5 sets of letters. Color the end of 3 other sticks with a red marker. Mix the sticks and place them in the cup, with the […]

Grades 1-6: Dare to Be Different: Session 5 — Handwriting on the Wall (November 15)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Hidden Messages White paper, white crayons, watercolors, paintbrushes, cups of water Cut paper into approximately 6-by-9-inch pieces. On the white paper, use write crayon to print Daniel. Make enough sheets for every kid or every pair of kids. Give paper to a kid or pair. Guide kids to paint over […]

Grades 1-6: Dare to Be Different: Session 4 — Nebuchadnezzar (November 8)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Do As I Say No materials needed Stand facing the kids. Tell the kids to do what you say. Say that you like to do one thing but actually do something else. For example, say: “I like to stomp my feet” while you clap your hands. The kids should stomp […]

Grades 1-6: Dare to Be Different: Session 3 — Three Friends in a Fire (November 1)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Back to Back No materials needed Say: “Back to back!” Guide each kid to stand back-to-back with one other kid. (Ask an adult to play if there are not an even number of kids.) Ask partners to tell one thing they think is difficult to do. After a couple of […]

Grades 1-6: Dare to Be Different: Session 2— Daniel Interpreted the King’s Dream (October 25)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Making Rhymes No materials needed Select a word that rhymes with pray (such as day). Tell kids: “I’m thinking of a word that rhymes with pray. Can you guess it in five tries?” Call on 3 volunteers. If no one guesses in three tries, give a clue: “This is something […]

Grades 1-6: Dare to Be Different: Session 1— Daniel Chose to Obey (October 18)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Tossed Salad Chairs (optional) If you are using chairs, place them in a circle. As kids arrive, give each one the name of a vegetable (carrot, zucchini, lettuce, onion, celery). Tell kids to stand (or sit) in a circle. Choose one kid to stand in the middle of the circle. […]

Grades 1-6: God’s Promises: Session 6 — King David (October 11)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Act It Out No materials needed Choose a kid and tell him to act out a job that adults do. (Offer suggestion as needed.) As the kid acts out a job, lead other kids to guess what he is doing. After the job is guessed, choose another kid to act […]