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Jesus Is Loving! (Preschool) (Sunday School Lessons for Children)

Date Class Scripture Theme
February 14, 2010 Preschool Mark 3:1-6 Man With the Withered Hand

By Karleigh Neufeld

Little Things To Do

1. Free Time

Enjoy a little play time with the children at the front end to get to know them

2. DVD

Use the Read & Share Bible DVD series and pick one of the stories about healing

3. Bible Story Time

Use a children’s Bible to tell the story of how Jesus healed the man with the withered hand

4. Simple Music

Head and shoulders, Jesus loves me

5. Valentine to Jesus

Help the children make a valentine for Jesus, thanking him for being so loving to all people

6. Snack

7. Bible Memory

“I am the truth”

Write these words on hearts and put them on the wall. Have the children stick heart stickers on them and talk through each one “I…am…the…truth!”

8. Simple craft

Use sheets of paper with the picture of a child on it. Use gauze, bandaids to stick on them to make them feel better (do this while talking about how Jesus loves us and Jesus can also heal us!).

9. Prayer

Pray for the children

10. Colouring sheets

Provide a colouring sheet of Jesus showing love to the world

Clean up

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I Love Mommy (Preschool) (Sunday School Lessons for Children)

Date

Class Scripture Theme
May 9m 2010 Preschool Proverbs 23:25 I Love Mommy

By Karleigh Neufeld

10 Little Things

 

These can be done in any order. You can use all of them, or a few of them depending on the attention span of the children that morning.

1. Free Time

Use this time to play with the kids and get to know them

2. Story Time

Find some good story books in the library to highlight the relationship between mother and child.

3. Activity: Game

From http://sunday-school-fun-zone,com/freelessons/mother’sday.html

Mother’s Day Activity – Rhyme with actions “Who Tucks Me In?”

4.  Song

To the tune of “B-I-N-G-O”

Do the actions for each letter – M is two arms making the shape of an M over your head, O is two hands making a circle over your head, Y is two arms outstretched beside your head

“There is a lady in our house and Mommy is her name-o

M-O-M-M-Y

M-O-M-M-Y

M-O-M-M-Y and mommy is her name-o

I love her, and she loves me and mommy is her name-o

M-O-M-M-Y

M-O-M-M-Y

M-O-M-M-Y and mommy is her name-o

I think my mom is the best and mommy is her name-o

M-O-M-M-Y

M-O-M-M-Y

M-O-M-M-Y and mommy is her name-o

5. Snacks

6. Bible Memory

“Teach me, O Lord, to follow your directions” Psalm 119:33

Have the kids walk the path marked with arrows made out of construction paper marked on the floor. Each arrow will be one word of the verse. Have the kids walk through the path saying each word as they go…they will need to be prompted as they can’t read or even speak that well sometimes! Just repeating it over and over is the most important. And continue this until they have lost interest.

7. Craft

Butterfly magnet clothespin

Materials:

  • Clothespins
  • white coffee filters with poem printed ont he sides where the wings are going to be
  • stickers
  • felt markers

Instructions:

Prewrite the names of each child on the back of the clothespins. There will already be a magnet onthe back so write it somewhere under that. Have the children colour the coffee filter with markers and decorate with stickers. Place the coffee filters in the clothespins by scrunching up the middle and sliding the coffee filter through until it reaches the middle and looks like a butterfly. The poem should show on the wings…

“Butterfly, butterfly, fly to my mother. Whisper so softly how much I love her!”

8. Prayer

Pray for the children

9. Colouring pages

Print out a little colouring sheet, or use a colouring sheet that turns into a book about mommy

10. Clean up together!

Job (Preschool) (Free Sunday School Lessons for Children)

Date Class Scripture Theme
Nov 1/09 Preschool
Job Jesus is with us when we have good days and bad days. He is with us, no matter what comes our way.

Prepared by: Karleigh Neufeld

Ten Little Ideas of things to do

  • In any order – just pick which things seem to work on Sunday.
    You may do just a couple of things, or maybe you will do them all!

  1. Free time

  2. DVD of Job Story ( 2 min)

    Play DVD of story of Job; stop at the pause before the song begins. This is a YouTube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKiIPRcM7j0

  3. Story Time


    Read the story recap of Job…it is a photocopied sheet of paper…there are visuals to hold up as you recap. Point to the pictures and retell. (find pictures off the internet and use these)

  4. Game:

    Question game where you show them an action card and  when the teacher asks “Is this a good day or a bad day?  The kids jump up when it is a good day.. and sit down when it is a bad day…Hold up pictures of  snowy day… good , ( kids jump up) , A child sick in bed…( the kids sit down), jumping rope and playing ( good)  Birthday ( good) , Hurt leg ( bad), broken bike( bad)  And at each card the teacher reinforces, Jesus is with us on good days…or Jesus is with on bad days… he is ALWAYS WITH US!

  5. Simple Music

    Jesus Loves Me

  6. Snacks :

    Red Jello Jigglers cut into hearts with a cookie cutter.

  7. Bible memory:


    “Love God with all your heart ” Luke 10:27

There will be 5 printed Pages. Put the Sheets on the carpet in order with tape to hold them down.  Have the kids walk along each picture saying each word and pointing to the picture: Have the older ones try it.. the younger ones might just watch or listen. I will have the sheets attached to the lesson…

Love: A heart

God: a picture of Jesus

With all: arms streached out really wide

Your : hands pointing out

Heart : Another big heart

8. Simple Craft

Job Face Puppet * you can find this described, with pictures on the internet

You will have

  • Paper lunch bags with a happy face on one side and a sad face on the other
  • Crayons
  • Red sores (red circle stickers)
  • Red hearts (either punched out to glue on, or red stickers to stick)
  • Elastic bands
  • Crumpled newspaper
  • Chopstick or stick or toilet paper tube

Have the kids colour the faces… sad and happy…. and then on the side with sad put red spot stickers all over Jobs face.   Talk about how much God loves us… When we are happy and when we are sad…just like Job… and then put the hearts all over both sides…. ( representing God’s love).

Then stuff the bag with crumples newspaper and attach it to the stick with the elastic band.

9. Prayer

Pray:  God, you are love. Thank you Jesus for loving us and taking care of us when we are happy or sad, sick or well. Please help us to love you with all our heart.  Amen.

10. Coloring Pages

A picture of Job with all the children that God blessed him with…

Blessing

Teachers, I am asking that at the end of every lesson you have all the children sit quietly while you pray over them.  You do not have to use these words below…but they are from the bible and you could certainly add them to whatever you pray. Let us not miss the opportunity to impart a spiritual blessing on each child.

“I pray this blessing over each one of you.

Each of you is precious in God’s sight.

God sees you every minute of every day and he loves you.

I pray that you will come to know and love Jesus with all your heart for all your days.

May the Lord bless you and protect you.

May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you.

May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.

Amen.”