Preschool: Special Focus: Thanking God

1s-2s -  Special Focus—Eat Breakfast with Friends Bible Story: Jesus Thanked for God John 6:1-13 Life Verse: Jesus helped people. Matthew 14:14 Life Point: Jesus thanked God. Christ Focus: Jesus thanked God for His care. Bible Focus: Jesus gave people food to eat. Materials: Bible, Allergy Alert, frozen waffles or pancakes, toaster oven, jelly, plastic [...]

Preschool: Unit 2: Session 6

1s-2s- Play with Food Boxes Bible Story: Joseph Genesis 37; 45; 50:15-21 Life Verse: Be kind to one another. Ephesians 4:32 Life Point: God wants family members to work together. Christ Focus: Jesus loves us all the time. Bible Focus: Joseph helped his family have food. Materials: Bible, several empty food boxes (cereal, crackers, and other [...]

Preschool: Unit 2: Session 5

1s-2s -Toss/Drop Sock Balls in a Basket Bible Story: Abigail and David 1 Samuel 25 Life Verse: Love one another. John 13:34 Life Point: We can choose to help others. Christ Focus: Jesus helped people because He loved them. Bible Focus: Abigail helped David.  Materials: Bible, pairs of socks, small laundry basket Roll/fold each sock [...]

Preschool: Unit 2: Session 4

1s-2s-Walk on a Tape Path Bible Story: Peter and Cornelius Acts 10 Life Verse: Be kind to one another. Ephesians 4:32 Life Point: Every person is important. Christ Focus: God wants all people to know and love Jesus. Bible Focus: Peter walked to visit Cornelius. Materials: Bible, Kids Activity Page, Teaching Picture, masking tape Use [...]

Preschool: Unit 2: Session 3

1s-2s-Play with Animals Bible Story: Abram and Lot Genesis 13 Life Verse: Love one another. John 13:34 Life Point: We can choose to be kind. Christ Focus: Jesus was kind. Bible Focus: Abram and Lot had many animals. Materials: Bible, large vinyl farm animals, cardboard blocks or shoe boxes Set several blocks or boxes in [...]

Preschool: Unit 2: Session 2

1s-2s-Move to Music Bible Story: Jonathan and David 1 Samuel 14:49; 18:1-4; 20:1-42 Life Verse: Love one another. John 13:34 Life Point: Friends can choose to love one another. Christ Focus: Jesus is our friend and loves us. Bible Focus: David and Jonathan were friends. Materials: Bible, CD, non-breakable mirrors Begin playing the CD and [...]

Preschool: Unit 2: Session 1

1s-2s-Draw with Crayons Bible Story: Mary and Martha Luke 10:38-42 Life Verse: Be kind to one another. Ephesians 4:32 Life Point: We can learn to make choices. Christ Focus: Jesus loves people and wants to be their friend. Bible Focus: Mary and Martha were friends of Jesus. Materials: Bible, paper, crayons Arrange the materials on [...]

Grades 1-6: Special Focus: Thanking God

Scripture: John 6:1-13 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Thankful Collage Gather a large piece of paper, variety of colored paper, glue sticks, and markers. Lead kids to tear colored paper into letters to spell Thank You, God. They can glue the letters onto the large piece of paper. They can shapes from the colored paper [...]

Grades 1-6: Getting Along: Session 6: God’s Big Plan

Scripture: Genesis 37; 50:15-21 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – News Walls Print Good News on a large piece of paper. Print Bad News on another large piece of paper. Tape the papers to the wall and lay markers underneath the papers. Lead kids to write things that are good news and bad news on the [...]

Grades 1-6: Getting Along: Session 5: Stepping In

Scripture: 1 Samuel 25 Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Verse Step-out Print the Life Verse on pieces of paper, 1-2 words per page. Arrange the words on the floor (not in order) in a grid. Make 2-3 sets of verse grids. (Tape the words to the floor to secure them.) Create a team of kids [...]