Saturday, August 8, 2009

Lesson Plan- (Pre K - K) Creation- Day One: God Created Light







Creation- Day One: God Created Light

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

Read story: "Creation" from your own story book or read "And God Said" from the book Snip-And-Tell Bible Stories by Karyn Henley, page 9 – 10, and do cut outs while the story unfolds. Then ask questions from below using Creation Cards to help the children remember what happened each day. Post cards on the bulletin board for future reference. There are lots of ways to use these for your students.

1. What did God make the first day? Light

2. What did God make the second day? Sky

3. What did God make the third day? Seas, land, and plants.

4. What did God make the fourth day? Sun, moon, and stars.

5. What did God make the fifth day? Creatures in seas and sky.

6. What did God make the sixth day? Animals on land and man.

7. Did God make the stars? Yes

8. Did God make the animals? Yes

9. How many days did it take God to create the whole world? Six

10. What did God do on the seventh day? God rested.



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)



Crafts:

Introduce craft: What did God do the first day? God created light.

daniellesplace.com- Cut and sort day and night pictures (scroll down to 2)

Day to Night Wheel- Crafts to Celebrate God's Creation by Kathy Ross, page 10 & 11.


Introduce craft: What did God make?

Creation- Bible Story Wheel (Bible Wheels to Make and Enjoy by Carmen Sorvillo, page 5 & 6. Click on Excerpt and go to page 5 & 6.)

maryricehoplins.com- God Did Creation Wheel

lapbooklessons.com- Creation Lapbook: This page is full of resources you can use to make your Creation Lapbook.

lorislittleloves.blogspot.com- Our Study of the Creation Story by Lori P. She came up with these creative ideas for creation that will help teach your children all about Creation.



Games:

Introduce game: What did God do the first day? God created light.

Day One: Light and Dark- The Big Book of God’s Amazing Creation: Science and Nature Activities for Ages 3 – 12 by Gospel Light, page 25. (Click on Sample and go to page 25.)


Introduce game: What did God make on each day?

chrisitanpreschoolprintables.com- Creation Memory Match (scroll down to this)




This game is free, however it is only to be used for classroom and personal use. It may not be published on any websites or other electronic media, or distributed in newsletters, bulletins, or any other form or sold for profit. Reproduction or retransmission of any materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, is not permitted.




Introduce game: What did God make?

What did God Make? (file folder game)- Identify whether or not God made it as you work around the board. The first player to FINISH wins.



Snacks:

Introduce snack: What did God do the first day? God created light.

dltk-kids.com- Creation Cookies



Coloring/Puzzles:

Prayers while students are doing coloring and/or puzzles.

Color the Cover and Day 1 and save these pages to make a book 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 1 (handwriting and coloring sheet)

Let There Be Light (dot to dot)- Dot to Dot Bible Pictures (Grades: PK – K) by Linda Standke, page 4. (Click on Sample and go to page 4.)

Let There Be Light (dot to dot)-Bible Story Puzzle ‘n’ Learn! PK – K, page 4.

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Day One (puzzle)





2 comments:

Anonymous said...

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Amazing_Grace said...

Anonymous- I am so glad that it helped. :)