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Sunday, September 12, 2010

A to Z Bible Story Lesson- Letter C







C- Creation


Objectives: The children will
- 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.
You can also do this activity- What did God make? Have “God made” already on the board and ask the children to find the correct answer using the words/picture cards provided.

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.



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. (My files are huge so to keep them free I post all my printables at The Catholic Toolbox Printables Yahoo Group- activities, worksheets, booklets, puzzles, handwriting, Take Home Sheets, story wheels, etc.) 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)

abcjesuslovesme.com- Creation Songs, Poems, and Finger Play

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

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

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



Activities:

Introduce activity: How many days did it take God to create the whole world? Six

christianpreschoolprintables.com- TONS of activities and printables for preschoolers

hennypenny.ourjunction.com- Creation lesson plan. Additional ideas for Creation are posted.

dltk-bible.com- Creation lesson with memory verse, teacher's guide, puzzles, take home sheet, coloring pages, crafts and activities, etc.

clclutheran.org- Creation lesson (click on Lessons, then under New Testament click on download lessons and levels. For Creation lesson click on preschool).

missionarlington.org- God Created the World (scroll down to Preschool Lesson)



Crafts:

Introduce craft: What did God make?

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Creation Mobile Craft (scroll down to this)

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

craftingthewordofgod.com- Days of Creation Wheel

biblecraftsbyjenny.weebly.com- Creation Brad Wheel

arrowskidsclub.wordpress.com- Creation Wheel

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Creation Wheel Craft (scroll down to this)



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 make on each day?

christianpreschoolprintables.com- (scroll down to these games)
- Creation Memory Match
- Days of Creation Bingo Game
- Days of Creation File Folder Game




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: Who created all living things?

dltk-kids.com- Creation Cookies

dltk-bible.com- Rice Krispie Earth


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)

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.

daniellesplace.com- Graham Cracker Stars

(You can also spread peanut butter on star shaped crackers or regular crackers made into stars like the recipe above and sprinkle with raisins.)

Moon Cookies- Make round sugar cookies using refrigerated cookie dough (Pillsbury). Frost with white icing or sprinkle with white sugar.

enchantedlearning.com- Cup o’ Fish: Make an edible aquarium in a cup.

Animal Crackers

daniellesplace.com- Gingerbread Cookies (scroll down to: Creation Day 6- God Made Man)
Make Gingerbread Man cookies and have the children decorate them to look like themselves.


Letter C Snacks-

food.com- Cinnamon Cookies

Carrots with Ranch Dressing, Cantaloupe, Cereal, Cauliflower, Celery, Cheese, Coconuts, Cole Slaw, Corn, Crackers, Cranberries, Cranberry Juice, Cucumbers, Cupcakes, etc.



Coloring/Puzzles/Worksheets:


Prayers while students are doing worksheets and/or coloring.

coloring.ws- Creation coloring pages (2 sets)

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Creation Coloring Pages (scroll down to this). This is a set of Creation Coloring pages that includes the bible story from the NIV bible. Children can take home the picture for each day, and read the bible story with their family. Bind them together and each child can have their own Story of Creation book. These match the above bulletin board set.

ministry-to-children.com- Creation (coloring)
Print these out and you will have a free creation coloring book to use in your church, home, or school.

Creation (booklet)- Bible Stories from A to Z, page 16 & 17

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

lapbooklessons.com- Creation Worksheet (page 8)

C is for Creation (handwriting sheet)- Color the things that God created. (Bible Stories from A to Z, page 18).

C is for Creation- (handwriting)
My files are huge so to keep them free I post all my printables at The Catholic Toolbox Printables Yahoo Group- activities, worksheets, booklets, puzzles, handwriting, Take Home Sheets, story wheels, etc.

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Creation Handwriting Worksheets (scroll down to this)

christianpreschoolprintables.com- Days of Creation Bible Puzzle (scroll down to this)
A free printable Bible puzzle of the seven days of Creation. Children can reassemble this 20 piece puzzle on their own or using the provided black and white guide.

dltk-bible.com- Draw a line to help each character find the place God created for it to live.





1 comment:

happymomonline said...

THANK YOU!!! Last week we read the creation story and did a retelling in her bible book we're making. This will really help make those days of creation "stick". Thank you for compiling all these resources - the calendar numbers are printing right now!
God Bless!
Heather :-)