Preschool: Jesus Is: Session 1 – Good Attitudes

Younger PreschoolLook at Books

 Bible Story: Jesus Taught the People Matthew 5—7

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

Life Point: Jesus helped people learn.

Christ Focus: Jesus’ life and ministry show us how to live.

Bible Focus: People learned from Jesus how to live.

 Materials: Bible, books Who Learned from Jesus (Pack Item 15) and What Did Jesus Do? (Pack Item 20), other books about Jesus, blanket or quilt

  • Arrange the books and the Bible on the quilt on the floor. Open the Bible to Matthew 14.
  • Invite a child to sit with you and look at a book. Offer to read the books to him. Talk about how Jesus helped people learn what God wanted them to do.
  • Point to the Bible as you say the Life Verse.

 

3–Pre-K—Go on a Picnic

 Life Point: Trust God.

Bible Story: Jesus Taught the People Matthew 5:1-12

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

Christ Focus: Jesus’ life and ministry show us how to live.

Bible Focus: Jesus taught the people outside on a mountain.

Materials: Bible, basket, blanket, napkins, crackers, water, cups

  • If possible, go outside for a picnic with the children. Spread a blanket on the grass and invite the boys and girls to sit with you.
  • Talk about the Bible story as you serve crackers and water. Explain that Jesus taught that we should trust God for everything we need. Pray and thank God for His love and provision. Ask Him to help you trust Him.

 

Kindergarten—Sort Nature Items

 Life Point: Trust God

Bible Story: Jesus Taught About Attitudes Matthew 5:1-12

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

Christ Focus: Jesus’ life and ministry show us how to live.

 Bible Focus: Jesus taught the people outside on a mountain.

Materials: Bible; Teaching Picture (Pack); assorted small nature items such as rocks, leaves, twigs, small flowers; containers for sorting

  • Mix all the nature items together and place them on a table. Display the Teaching Picture. Invite boys and girls to sort the items by kind. Challenge kindergartners to sort each item by size or other attribute.
  • Talk about the Bible story as children work. Point to the picture and talk about what nature items they can see in the picture. Explain that Jesus taught that we should always trust God for everything.

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