Sunday, August 16, 2009

Lesson Plan- (Pre K - K) Creation- Day Two: God Created the Sky





Creation- Day Two: God Created the Sky

Objective: The children will be able to
- retell the story of Creation
- explain what God created
- identify what God created on the second day



Review:
Prayer and questions from last week’s lesson.



Vocabulary Words:

Pick the words that you want to use from below:

dltk-bible.com- Creation Theme Word Wall Words
Word wall templates are large flash card printables that you can hang on the wall to aid children when they are learning or using new vocabulary words.

chrisitanpreschoolprintables.com- Creation Word Wall
Use these printable Word Wall cards to go through the days of creation with your children. There are also key words from the creation story in Genesis chapter 1. (Scroll down for this.)

christianpreschoolprintables.com- God Made Word Wall
Arrange the words according to the directions. Have “God made” already on the board and ask the children to find the correct answer.



Plan:


Circle Time:

God Made the World- The Humongous Book of Preschool Ideas by Group Publishing, page 7 - 9. Read story for day 1 and 2. Use Creation Cards to help the children remember what happened for day one and two.

Questions:

1. What did God make the first day? Light
2. What did God make the second day? Sky



Songs and/or Finger Plays:

Introduce songs and/or finger plays: Who created heaven and the earth? God

dltk-bible.com- Creation Song

dltk-bible.com- Days of Creation Song

perpetualpreschool.com- Creation Songs (several posted here)

kidz-under-construction.com- God Made (finger play)

awana4u2.org- Puggles Creation Finger Play

kidz-under-construction.com- You Are God’s Creation (finger play)

kidz-under-construction.com- I Have Two Eyes (finger play)



Activities & Crafts:

Introduce activity: What did God make the second day? The sky.

daniellesplace.com- Observe clouds (Look under Creation Day 2- Activities: #1)



Introduce craft: What did God make the second day? The sky. We are going to make a sky as well.

Need: White crayons, blue watercolor paint.

Directions: Have students draw clouds with the white crayon and color white. Then have the students paint the blue watercolor paint over the clouds that they drew. The wax in the crayon will not allow the paint to cover the white clouds. This makes a realistic sky.


daniellesplace.com- Creation Day Sky Crafts (easy crafts for little ones to do)

suite101.com- Make a cloud mobile
Make a cloud mobile. Cut out blue construction paper in assorted cloud shapes. Glue white cotton balls onto the paper. Let glue dry and string the clouds together to form a mobile. String up by your bed with a pretty ribbon.

suite101.com- Make puffy clouds
Cut the same two cloud shapes out of fingerpaint paper. Glue shut around the edges except for a small opening. Stuff it with toilet paper. Seal it up with glue. Dry and hang.



Games:

Introduce game: What did God make the second day? The sky.

daniellesplace.com- Play with Balloons (Look under Creation Day 2- Activities: #2)

familyfun.go.com- Paper Gyrocopter
Make a gyrocopter and play with it.

crayola.com- Twirly Bug
Make your Twirly Bug and throw it in the air and watch it fly.

exploratorium.edu- Roto copter
Make a Roto Copter and fly it. Printable pattern is here.

home.howstuffworks.com- Paper Flying Disc
Pull the string and watch the Paper Flying Disc whiz and spin through the air.

Flying Twirly Toys, Frizbees, Gliders, Plastic Flying Dragonflies, Foam Flying Stars, etc.- Get a few of these from the dollar store and have the children watch them fly.


Children make a kite and go fly it.

kinderart.com- Paper Grocery Bag Kite
Children make kites that are mostly out of recycled materials.



Snacks:

Introduce snack: What did God make the second day? The sky.

Have blue jello in clear plastic cups with marshmallows (for clouds in the sky).

daniellesplace.com- 6. God Created Sky snack (scroll down to 6.)

homeschoolblogger.com- Heavenly Jell-O Treats



Coloring/Puzzles:

Prayers while students are doing coloring and/or puzzles.

Color Day 2 and save page to make a book for later:

Creation booklet (Bible Stories from A to Z, page 16 & 17)- Click on Sample Pages and go to page 16 & 17.

dltk-bible.com- The Story of Creation (mini book)

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Creation (mini book)
Scroll down to this.


Day 2 (handwriting and coloring sheet)

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Day Two Puzzle





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