Friday, October 24, 2008

Lesson Plan- Adam & Eve (1st grade on up)

Adam & Eve

Objectives: The students will be able to
- identify the first man and woman God created
- retell the story of Adam & Eve
- explain that people are free to choose and are responsible for their decisions

Prayer, Take Home Sheet, and vocabulary from last week’s lesson and also Objects Used at Mass cards.

Vocabulary Words: (Write words on the board and discuss with class)
Adam- the first man
Eve- the first woman
Garden- where plants, fruits, flowers, etc. are grown
Sin- to disobey God


Read story “Adam and Eve” from your Bible story book. Then ask questions from Take Home Sheet.


Introduce activities: Have you ever been tempted to do something? The Oldest Trick in the Book object lesson with coloring page, puzzles, quiz Just Say No To Temptation object lesson with coloring page, puzzles, quizzes Just Say No (group activities) games, crafts, etc. The Story of Adam and Eve lesson with memory verse, teacher's guide, puzzles, take home sheet, coloring pages, crafts and activities, etc. Adam and Eve lesson with puzzles, coloring sheet, Bible readings, questions, memory verses, key points, object lesson, drama, puppets, etc. (These files are set up and formatted so that they can be easily made into weekly booklets for your children's ministry, youth ministry, etc., with 4 sheets of legal paper and two staples). God Makes Adam and Eve, The Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve are Tempted lessons with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.

More Crafts

Introduce craft: What did Eve eat from the Tree of Knowledge? Who told Eve to do this?


Need: Red poster board, brown pipe cleaners, green construction paper, tape

Directions: Pre cut a large apple from red poster board and cut out worm hole for finger to poke through from back. Have students cut out leaf drawn on green paper. Tape brown pipe cleaner (stem) and leaf on back of apple. Hanging Snake Sleepy Snake from Pantyhose Heat Saving Snake (nice video) and at the directions. Giant Bubble Snakes

More Games

Introduce game: Who named all the animals? Adam. Let’s see if we can name some animals.

Name the Animals ABCs

Call on a student and ask them to name an animal that starts with the letter A. Go through each letter of the alphabet and have the students name an animal. To make it harder make it a memory game. Have the players seated in a circle. The first player begins by naming an animal that starts with the letter A. The next player says the animal that starts with A and adds an animal that starts with the letter B. It continues until the whole alphabet is said using animal names. If a player mixes up the list or can’t think of a name of an animal, he/she is out. (You can also help the player if necessary so anyone can play.)

Adam & Eve File Folder Game- A fun way to review the Bible story.


Introduce snack: Who told Eve to eat the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge? The snake. Silly Snake Dogs
A cute snack that you can make with a hot dog inside the breadstick or without. Chocolate Snake Slippery Snake Cake

Introduce snack: What did the snake tell Eve to eat? The fruit from the Tree of Knowledge. Apple Snack

Puzzles, Mazes, Worksheets:

More 365 Activities for Kids (do any of the Adam and Eve puzzles, mazes, dot-to-dot, spot the difference, etc. from January 3 - 9).

The Great Bible Big Fun Activity Book: From the Old and New Testaments by Toni Lind
- Color by Number- Garden of Eden
- Follow the Dots to find a special tree. Draw fruit on the tree. (snake)

Did God Really Say . . . ? (find and circle the story related items hidden in the picture)- Hidden Pictures Explore Hidden Treasures in God’s Word: Grades 1 - 3 by Linda Standke, page 3. The Temptation and the Fall of Man (maze) Adam & Eve puzzles (anagrams, crosswords, cryptograms, maze, word-mining sheets, word searches, etc.) Temptation in the Garden (word search) Temptation in the Garden (crossword) The Fall of Man (word jumble) Temptation in the Garden (fill in the blanks) Temptation in the Garden (multiple choice quiz)

Homework: Prayer and Take Home Sheet (It is in MS Word and can be changed any way you like according to your student’s abilities.)

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