Unit 1: Jesus Was Born Session 1: People Told About Jesus (12/02/2018) Ministry Grid Overview Session 2: Angels Spoke to Mary and Joseph (12/09/2018) Ministry Grid Overview Session 3: Mary Visited Elizabeth (12/16/2018) Ministry Grid Overview Session 4: Jesus Was Born (12/23/2018) Ministry Grid Overview Session 5: Wise Men Visited Jesus (12/30/2018) Ministry Grid Overview
1s & 2s— Listen to Sounds Bible Story: The People Sang Ezra 2:1,68-70; 3:1-13 Life Point: People can sing to God. Weekly Verse: Be glad and sing songs to God. Psalm 9:2 Materials: Teaching Picture 13; empty plastic water bottles with lids; rice, beans, small rocks, small jingle bells; hot glue gun Make four shakers
1s & 2s— Lace Christmas Cards Bible Story: People Told About Jesus Isaiah 6–7; 9:6; Micah 5:2-4 Life Point: People in the Old Testament told that Jesus would be born. Weekly Verse: God will send a child to be born. Isaiah 7:14 Materials: Religious Christmas Cards, hole punch, shoe strings Cut off the fronts of
Unit 1: God Created the World Session 1: God Made Day, Night, Land, and Plants (9/02/2018) Ministry Grid Overview Session 2: God Made Animals (9/9/2018) Ministry Grid Overview Session 3: God Made People (9/16/2018) Ministry Grid Overview Session 4: The First Family (9/23/2018) Ministry Grid Overview Session 5: Noah Worked Hard (9/30/2018) Ministry Grid Overview
1s & 2s— Taste Vegetables Bible Story: Daniel’s Choice Daniel 1:1-20 Life Point: The stories in the Bible really happened. Weekly Verse: All God’s words are true. Psalm 119:160 Materials: Teaching Picture 13, “Allergy Alert” (CD), carrots, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, small plates, napkins, knife (teacher’s use) Post the allergy sign where parents can see it
1s & 2s—Uncover the Teaching Picture Bible Story: Esther Chose Courage Esther 2:2-18; 4:5-17; 7:10; 8:8-17 Life Point: The Bible teaches people how to live. Weekly Verse: God’s words in the Bible help us learn. Psalm 119:105 Materials: Bible, Teaching Picture 12, sticky notes Completely cover the Teaching Picture with the sticky notes. Invite a
1s & 2s—Step on a Stool Bible Story: Ezra Read God’s Words Nehemiah 8 Life Point: People can read the Bible. Weekly Verse: All the Bible says is from God. 2 Timothy 3:16 Materials: Bible, Teaching Picture 11, small step stool Sit next to the stool and hold the Bible open to today’s Bible story.
1s & 2s— Paint with Tools Bible Story: Josiah Found God’s Word 2 Chronicles 34 Life Point: The Bible is a special book. Weekly Verse: Every word of God is real and true. Proverbs 30:5 Materials: Teaching Picture 10, plastic tools, shallow container of paint, paper, painting smocks Help preschoolers put on smocks before painting.
1s & 2s—Set the Table Bible Story: Joseph Forgave His Brothers Genesis 42–45 Life Point: People can forgive others. Weekly Verse: Forgive people like God forgives you. Matthew 6:15 Materials: Teaching Picture 9, toy dishes, placemats, table Prop the Teaching Picture near the table with the dishes. Invite the preschoolers to set the table. Talk
1s & 2s— Pack a Picnic Bible Story: Joseph Worked for Pharaoh Genesis 41:37-57 Life Point: People can work hard for God. Weekly Verse: Work hard for God. Colossians 3:23 Materials: Teaching Picture 8, small picnic basket, small plates and cups, napkins, plastic food Place all the items together on the floor with the Teaching