Spring 2014: Kids (Grades 1-6) Extra Helps and Bonus Easter Sessions

Spring 2014: Grades 1-6 Leader Extras  Unit 1: Working Hard* Session 1: The First Workers (3/2/14) Session 2: Hard Work (3/9/14) Session 3: Give (3/16/14) Session 4: Invest (3/23/14) Session 5: Build (3/30/14) Session 6: Rest (4/6/14)  Unit 2: Let Hope In*  Session 1: People Need Hope (4/13/14) OPTIONAL: Triumphal Entry (Grades 1-3 Activity Pages, […]

Preschool: Spring 2014: Unit 1: Session 6: Rest (April 6)

1s & 2s—Read on a Sleeping Bag Bible Story: Rest for Moses Exodus 31   Life Point: God said we are to rest after working. Bible Phrase: God said, “Work six days; then rest.” Exodus 31:15 Christ Focus: Jesus bears our burdens and gives us rest. Bible Focus: God wants people to rest. Materials: Teaching […]

Preschool: Spring 2014: Unit 1: Session 5: Build (March 30)

1s & 2s—Make a Cardboard Box Church Bible Story: Building the Tent Church Exodus 25:4–36:6; 39:32-43   Life Point: People can give and help do God’s work. Bible Phrase: Be happy when you give. 2 Corinthians 9:7  Christ Focus: Jesus willingly gave Himself. Bible Focus: People helped build the tent church. Materials: Bible, large appliance […]

Preschool: Unit 1: Session 4: Work Together (March 23)

1s & 2s—Set the Table Bible Story: Special Instructions Exodus 35:4-35    Life Point: God wants people to work together. Bible Phrase: Work together. Ephesians 6:7  Christ Focus: Jesus call the church to join Him in His mission. Bible Focus: The people worked together to help build the tent church.  Materials: Teaching Picture 4, toy […]

Preschool: Unit 1: Session 3: Give ( March 16)

1s & 2s—Make a Gift Bible Story: A Woman Gave Her Money Luke 21:1-4    Life Point: We show love to God when we give. Bible Phrase: Be happy when you give. 2 Corinthians 9:7  Christ Focus: Jesus gave His all–His life–for us. Bible Focus: The woman gave her money. Materials: Teaching Picture 3, foam […]

Preschool: Unit 1: Session 2: Hard Work (March 9)

1s & 2s—Play with Tools  Bible Story: A Job for Noah Genesis 6:9­–8:19  Life Point: God shows people what to do. Bible Phrase: Work together. Ephesians 6:7 Christ Focus: Jesus followed through with God’s plan. Bible Focus: Noah built the ark. Materials: Teaching Picture 2, plastic toy tools, cardboard blocks Display the Teaching Picture with […]

Preschool: Spring 2014: Unit 1: Session 1: The First Workers (March 2)

Unit 1, Session 1  1s & 2s—Care for a Plant  Bible Story: Adam’s Work  Genesis 2:4-24  Life Point: God gave people work to do. Bible Phrase: Work together. Ephesians 6:7 Christ Focus: Jesus came to do the work of His Father. Bible Focus: Adam worked to care for the garden.  Materials: Teaching Picture 1, nonpoisonous […]

Kids: Spring 2014: Unit 1: Session 6: Rest (April 6)

Grades 1–6: Working Hard Session 6 – Rest  Scripture: Exodus 31 Grades 1–3  Introductory Activity—Gather 7 Items  •Make available miscellaneous small items from around the room. Guide kids to get into pairs. Tell kids when you say “start” they should gather seven of something and put it together on the floor in the shape of […]

Kids: Spring 2014: Unit 1: Session 5: Build (March 30)

Grades 1–6: Working Hard Session 5 – Build  Scripture: Exodus 39:32–40:38  Grades 1–3  Introductory Activity—Work Together  •Gather two gift bags, two pieces of paper, and a marker. •Write on one paper God wants people and on the second paper to work together to honor Him. Place one paper in each bag. Set each bag on […]

Kids: Spring 2014: Unit 1: Session 4: Invest (March 23)

Grades 1–6: Working Hard Session 4 – Invest Scripture: Exodus 36:1–39:31  Grades 1–3  Introductory Activity—How Much Money? •Provide one quarter for each child (or any other coin). Guide kids to think of things they could buy with their one quarter.  Break kids into groups and ask groups to figure how much money they have all […]