Saturday, August 22, 2009
Lesson Plan- (Pre K - K) Creation- Day Three: Seas, Land, and Plants
Creation- Day Three: God Created Seas, Land, and Plants
Objective: The children will be able to
- retell the story of Creation
- explain what God created
- identify what God created on the third day
Prayer and questions from last week’s lesson.
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.
God Made the World- The Humongous Book of Preschool Ideas by Group Publishing, page 7 - 9. Read story for day 1, 2, and 3. Use Creation Cards to help the children remember what happened for day one, two, and three.
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.
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)
Introduce craft: What did God make on the third day? Seas, land, and plants.
coloringbookfun.com- Day 3
Have the children color plants, flowers, and water. Then spread glue on the bottom of the paper using a Q-tip and sprinkle blue glitter for the water. You can also glue blue Saran Wrap for the water on the bottom.
daniellsplace.com- Creation Day 3- God Made the Plants (lots of crafts posted here)
enchantedlearning.com- Eggshell or Egg Carton Tulips
Cute flowers made out of egg cartons and pipe cleaners.
enchantedlearning.com- Handprint Paper Flowers Craft
These lilies are made from a child's handprint (on paper) stapled to a pipe cleaner or a drinking straw.
Spring Flowers- Two tulips are made from using the child's handprints. (From the Hands of a Child by Anthony Flores, page 42).
Introduce game: What did God make the first three days?
daniellesplace.com- Play a review game with a die (scroll down to 2 under Creation Day 3, Plants- Activities.) Make a die with stickers or pictures glued on it:
mssscrafts.com- Creation Dice
Black and white or color. Instructions to make dice out of a juice carton is provided.
dltk-kids.com- Instructions with pictures to make a large dice out of a milk carton
coloringbookfun.com- Coloring pictures of creation to put on cube if you prefer
rotation.infopop- Scavenger Hunt
Break the children into small groups and give them cups labeled with the numbers 1, 2, 3. Tell the children they need to find samples of something from the first 3 days of creation and put them in the correct cup for that day. Later have the children share what they found for the first 3 days of creation.
Introduce snack: What did God make on the third day? Seas, land, and plants. We are going to make a snack using a plant.
Hold up a stalk of celery and ask the children what it is. Discuss. Did God make celery? Yes. He made all the plants. Have the student spread peanut butter inside a celery stick.
Prayers while students are doing coloring and/or puzzles.
Color Day 3 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 3 (handwriting and coloring sheet)
The Great Bible Big Fun Activity Book: From the Old and New Testaments by Toni Lind
The Third Day- Water and Land. Find the twin follows on the land. Find the twin shells in the water.
Day Three (puzzle)