Preschool: Jesus Is: Session 4 – Speak Kindly to All People

Younger Preschool—Care for a Baby Doll

Bible Story: Jesus and the Children Mark 10:13-16

Life Verse: Love others as I have loved you. John 15:12

Life Point: Jesus helped people know what is important.

Christ Focus: Jesus helps us value one another.

Bible Focus: Jesus loves children.

Materials: Bible, Teaching Picture, baby doll, blanket, baby care items (optional)

  • Wrap the baby doll in a blanket. Place the doll on the floor with the Bible and baby care items, if you are using them.
  • Encourage a child to hold the baby and rock it. If using the baby items, show how each one is used to care for a baby.
  • Point to the teaching picture as you talk about the story. Thank God for Jesus and His love for children.

 

3s–Pre-K—Decorate a Picture Frame

Life Point: Jesus loves children.

Bible Story: Jesus and the Children Mark 10:13-16

Life Verse: Jesus loved people and helped them. Matthew 14:14

Christ Focus: Jesus loves children. As Jesus loved, we are to love others.

Bible Focus: Children are special to Jesus.

Materials: Bible, foam picture frames, foam stickers, fine-point permanent marker

  • Open the Bible to Mark 10 and place a picture frame on top. Print Jesus loves ______ on the bottom of each frame.
  • When a child comes to the center, print his name in the blank on a frame. Encourage him to decorate it with stickers.
  • Read the words to the child and talk about the Bible story as he works. Show where the Bible story is located in the Bible.

Kindergarten—Make Fingerprints 

Life Point: Jesus loves children.

Bible Story: Jesus and the Children Mark 10:13-16

Life Verse: Jesus loved people and helped them. Matthew 14:14 

Christ Focus: Jesus loves children. As Jesus loved, we are to love others.

Bible Focus: Each person is special and Jesus loves him.

Materials: Bible, Teaching Picture (Pack), washable paint, paper plates

  • Pour a small amount of paint into separate paper plates. Give each child a paper plate when he comes to the center. Invite him to dip each finger into paint and press it onto his plate.
  • Talk about the Bible story as he works. Explain that his fingerprints are something that are special to only him.

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