Winter Postcards Unit 1: Live and Love – One Conversation Placemat Session 1: Isaiah Told About Jesus (December 6) – Weekly Overview Session 2: Mary Visited Elizabeth (December 13) – Weekly Overview Session 3: Jesus Was Born (December 20) – Weekly Overview Session 4: Wise Men Visited Jesus (December 27) – Weekly Overview Session 5: Paul Taught About Jesus
1s & 2s—Touch Grass Bible Story: Jesus Fed the People John 6:1-15 Life Point: Jesus did things people could not do. Life Verse: Jesus gave food to people. John 6:11 Materials: Teaching Picture 13, “Allergy Alert” (CD), blades of grass or section of sod Post the allergy alert where parents can see it when they
1s & 2s—Do Spin Art Bible Story: Jesus Calmed a Storm Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25 Life Point: People can know Jesus will help them. Bible Verse: God helps me. Psalm 119:73 Materials: Teaching Picture 12, lazy Susan, paper, crayons Cut paper in circles to fit the lazy Susan. Print today’s Bible verse in the center
1s & 2s—Make a Bandage Collage Bible Story: Jesus and the Four Friends Mark 2:1-12 Life Point: Jesus helped people. Bible Verse: Jesus helped people. Matthew 14:14 Materials: Teaching Picture 11, heavyweight paper, assorted bandages, marker Print the Bible verse on each sheet of paper. Give each preschooler a paper and tell her she can
1s & 2s—Build with Plastic Blocks Bible Story: Jesus Read the Bible Luke 4:14-22 Life Point: People can read the Bible. Life Verse: Jesus read the Bible. Luke 4:16 Materials: Bible, Teaching Picture 10, plastic interlocking blocks (like Duplo® Bricks) Display the Teaching Picture with the blocks. Talk about the Bible story as preschoolers play.
1s & 2s—Make a Tape Picture Bible Story: Jesus Grew Luke 2:40-52 Life Point: People should love God. Bible Verse: Jesus grew. Luke 2:40 Materials: Teaching Picture 9, masking tape, paper, marker, colored tape (optional) Cut pieces of tape and attach them to the edge of a table. Display the Teaching Picture with the other
1s & 2s—Toss a Ball Bible Story: Jesus Went to Church Luke 2:22-40 Life Point: People learn about God at church. Bible Verse: Jesus went to church. Luke 2:27 Materials: Teaching Picture 8, beach ball, large basket or box Place the basket in a corner or your classroom. Invite a preschooler to toss the ball
Winter Postcards Unit 1: Living to Love – One Conversation Placemat Session 1: God’s Promise Through the Prophets (December 6) – Weekly Overview Session 2: Mary Visited Elizabeth (December 13) – Weekly Overview Session 3: Jesus Was Born (December 20) – Weekly Overview Session 4: Wise Men Visited Jesus (December 27) – Weekly Overview Session 5: Stephen Preached (January 3) – Weekly Overview Session 6: