Kids Grades 1-6 EXTRA (Winter 2014-15)


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Grades 1-6 Extra for Fall 2014

Unit 1: Making Connections (One Conversation Placemat) Session 1 – Miriam and Moses (September 7)  – Ministry Grid Training Video (Special Buddies – Miriam Cared) Session 2 – Moses Led the People from Egypt  (September 14) – Ministry Grid Training Video (Broadly Graded – Mini Weather Vane – Pic A, Pic B) Session 3 – The Israelites Crossed the Red Sea (September 21) – Ministry Grid Training […]

Grades 1-6: Do the Right Thing – Session 6—Paul’s Letter to Corinth (March 1)

Scripture Reference: 2 Corinthians 1; 12 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Mystery Word • Index cards or paper squares, marker Print the letters f, o, r, g, i, v, e, n, e, s, s on cards or squares. Make several sets of letters. Group kids into small groups and give each group a set of […]

Grades 1-6: Do the Right Thing – Session 5—Cain and Abel (February 22)

Scripture Reference: Genesis 4:1-16 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Family Poll • No supplies needed. Guide kids to sit in a line or a circle. Say: “Today we are going to think about families. Listen carefully and follow directions. If you have one brother, clap once. If you have more than one brother, stomp your […]

Grades 1-6: Do the Right Thing – Session 4—A Room for Elisha (February 15)

Scripture Reference: 2 Kings 4:8-37 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Table, Chair, Bed • No supplies needed. Tell kids they will play a movement game. Help them learn the movements before you begin the game. For bed, kids lay on the floor; for chair, they sit on the floor and hold out their arms as […]

Grades 1-6: Do the Right Thing – Session 3—Samson (February 8)

Scripture Reference: Judges 13–16 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Riddles • No supplies needed. Ask the kids some simple riddles. Here are a few to try: What do you have that other people use a lot? (your name) What goes up but never comes down? (your age) What can you catch but not throw? (a cold) Everyone has it […]

Grades 1-6: Do the Right Thing – Session 2—Ruth (February 1)

Scripture Reference: Ruth 1:1-22; 2:1-23; 4:13-17 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Server Relay • Plastic tray, 2 plastic cups, 2 plastic plates (one set of items needed for each team) Place the cups and plates at one end of the relay area. Group kids into 2 teams and ask teams to line up at the […]

Grades 1-6: Do the Right Thing – Session 1—Gideon (January 25)

Scripture Reference: Judges 6–8 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Mountain, River, Valley • 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 […]

Grades 1-6: Celebrate Jesus – Session 6— Three Parables (January 18)

Scripture Reference: Luke 15 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – I Spy • Small animal figures (optional) Before kids arrive, place the animal figures around the room, in places where kids can se them from their seats. Say: “I spy something red” (not necessarily one of the animal figures). Guide kids to guess what you spy. […]

Grades 1-6: Celebrate Jesus – Session 5—The Lost Son (January 11)

Scripture Reference: Luke 15:11-24  Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Happy Display • Paper, markers, tape Print What makes you happy? on a piece of paper. Tape the question to the wall. Read the question to the kids. Tell them to think of an answer and draw a picture of the answer on paper. When they […]