Sunday, April 11, 2010

Lesson Plan- (Pre K - K): David and Goliath





David and Goliath



Objectives: The children will
- retell the story of David and Goliath
- discuss that we must trust in God to help us



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



Vocabulary Words:

David and Goliath Word Wall- 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.



Plan:


Circle Time:


Read story “David and Goliath” from your own story book. While reading the story do cut outs (Snip-And-Tell Bible Stories by Karyn Henley, page 37 - 39) as the story unfolds.

Then ask some questions from below according to their abilities:

1. What did David look after? (His father’s sheep.)

2. What musical instrument did he play? (A harp.)

3. What did David take to his brothers who were soldiers in King Saul’s army? (Food)

4. What was the giant’s name? (Goliath)

5. The giant shouted to King Saul’s army to send someone to fight him and whoever wins the fight, wins the battle for his whole army. Yes or No (Yes)

6. David put something on but it was too big and heavy for him. What was it? (King Saul’s armor and sword.)

7. When Goliath saw David coming, what did he do? (He made fun of David.)

8. What did David have to fight Goliath with? (His sling and five rocks.)

9. How did David kill Goliath? (The stone from his sling hit Goliath in the middle of his forehead and killed him.)

10. What happened to David when he became a man? (He became the King.)



Songs and/or Finger Plays:

Introduce songs and/or finger plays: Who killed Goliath?

Wee Sing Bible Songs- Little David Play Your Harp, Only a Boy Named David

sundayschoolsources.com- Big and Small & David and the Giant (songs)

dltk-bible.com- Only a Boy Named David (song)

daniellesplace.com- Sad King Saul (song)
Scroll down to this.

David (song) sung to Bingo- (Pray & Play Bible 2 by Group Publishing, page 63.)
Scroll down to this.

childrensministry.com- David Meets Goliath (finger play)

sugardoodle.net- David & Goliath Finger Play

David Finger Play- (First & Favorite Bible Lessons for Preschoolers by Beth Rowland Wolf, Bonnie Temple, page 33 & 34.)



Activities:

Introduce activities: David put something on but it was too big and heavy for him. What was it?

dltk-bible.com- David & Goliath lesson with memory verse, teacher's guide, puzzles, take home sheet, coloring pages, crafts, etc.

missionarlington.org- David and Goliath (scroll down to Preschool Lesson)

clclutheran.org- David and Goliath lesson with activities

assemblies.org- Bullying: David and Goliath lesson to help children learn coping strategies for bullying situations

daniellesplace.com- David Takes A Dare lesson with activities




Movie:

Introduce movie- Who did David kill with just a stone and a sling?

Veggie Tales: Dave and The Giant Pickle (25 min.) and ask questions:

Note: You can skip Silly Songs with Larry during movie.

Where did Dave live? In Israel.

What was Dave? A shepherd.

Who was attacking the Israelites? The Philistines

Who are the Philistines? They were people who hated the Israelites. They wanted to take their land and make the Israelites their slaves.

Who put an army together to save Israel? King Saul

Who was the Philistine’s strongest man? Goliath

What did Dave bring to the battlefield? Food

Who would fight Goliath? Dave

Who were God’s chosen people? The Israelites.

King Saul game something to Dave. What was it? His armor.

What was wrong with it? His armor was too big for Dave.

How many stones did Dave get? 5 smooth stones.

How did Dave kill Goliath? His sling and a rock that hit him in the middle of his forehead.

Who did Dave trust to help him? God




Crafts:

Introduce craft: Who did David kill with just a stone and a sling?

christiancrafters.com- Defeat Goliath
Copy and paste the Goliath picture on a piece of paper. Have the children color Goliath and cut out. Have each child glue Goliath on a 2 liter soda bottle and roll a small ball at it like bowling. (Students make this game to take home for a craft).

ehow.com- David vs. Goliath Game
Children can help make Goliath and play a fun game.

David & Goliath- Bible Story Wheel (Bible Wheels to Make and Enjoy by Carmen Sorvillo, page 27 & 28.)



Games:

Introduce game: What was the name of the giant that David killed?

ehow.com- David and Goliath Games for Kids (3 are posted)

chrisitanpreschoolprintables.com- David’s Sheep Color Words
This is a file folder game where children match the color of the sheep to the written form of the color word.

christianpreschoolprintables.com- David’s Sheep Number Words
This is a file folder game where children match the number written on the sheep to the written form of the number word.

ehow.com- David vs. Goliath Game
Children can help make Goliath and play a fun game.

ehow.com- David vs. Goliath Game
Children can help make Goliath and play a fun game.

daniellesplace.com.- Play a “Duck, Duck, Goose” like game (scroll down to this)



Snacks:

Introduce snack: Who was bigger, Goliath or David?

Grilled Cheese People- Have the children make one little person and one big grilled cheese person using various shapes from their grilled cheese sandwich (circle, big rectangle, long skinny rectangles for legs and short skinny rectangles for arms, etc.)

daniellesplace.com- David and Goliath Snacks
Scroll about ¾ of the way down to the second paragraph above the poem: Five Little Stones



Coloring/Puzzles:

Prayers while students are doing coloring and/or puzzles.

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Goliath (coloring)
Scroll down for coloring sheet with or without Bible verse.

sermons4kids.com- David Playing the Harp (coloring)

sermons4kids.com- David and Goliath #1 (coloring)

sermons4kids.com- David and Goliath #2 (coloring)

sermons4kids.com- David and Goliath #3 (coloring)

coloring.ws- David and Goliath (coloring pages)

Goliath and David (mini book)- Bible Stories from A to Z, page 38.

christianpreschoolprintables.com- David and Goliath (mini book)
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lambsongs.co.nz- “David is Brave” by Jill Kemp (booklet for the children to color)

Cover

Booklet


G is for Goliath (handwriting sheet)- Bible Stories from A to Z, page 39.

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Letter G for Goliath (handwriting)

The Shepherd Boy (maze), A Not So Mighty Giant (color by number)- Name That Bible Character: PK – K by Sharon Thompson, page 21 and 22.

The Shepherd Boy (maze), A Not So Mighty Giant (color by number)- Bible Story Puzzle ‘n’ Learn!, PK – K, page 52.

David Plays His Harp (find 6 harps), David and Goliath (place in sequential order)- Bible Story Puzzles: PK – K by Linda Standke, page 14 and 15.

David Plays His Harp (find 6 harps), David and Goliath (place in sequential order)- Bible Story Puzzle ‘n’ Learn! PK - K, page 50.

The Harp Player (dot-to-dot)- Dot to Dot Bible Pictures: PK – K by Linda Standke, page 11.

The Harp Player (dot-to-dot)- Bible Story Puzzle ‘n’ Learn! PK - K, page 51.

David and Goliath (find the hidden in the picture)- Hidden Pictures Explore Hidden Treasures in God's Word: PK - K by Linda Standke, page, 12.

David Plays His Harp (find 5 harps) page 50, The Harp Player (dot-to-dot) page 51, The Shepherd Boy (maze) page 52, A Not-So-Mighty Giant (color by number) page 53, Shepherd and Soldier (color the picture, cut out, and sequence) page 54, David and Goliath (find the hidden in the picture) page 55, A Wise King (dot-to-dot) page 56- Bible Story Puzzle ‘n’ Learn! PK - K

David Fights a Giant- Circle the objects that are big. Put a square around the objects that are little. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Children of the Bible by Carla Williams, Chuck Galey, page 39.)

David Serves Saul- Color this picture. Then circle the pictures below that rhyme with LOVE. (Big Puzzles for Little Hands: Children of the Bible by Carla Williams, Chuck Galey, page 40.)

Measuring Goliath and David (Use the ruler here to measure how tall Goliath and David are. Then use other things in the room to measure them.)- Bible Stories from A to Z, page 40.





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