Saturday, November 24, 2012

Joseph and His Life Activities





A friend wanted some activities about Joseph and his life and this is what I found:



Activities

biblewise.com- Projects & Activities, Puzzles, Mazes, & Coloring, etc., Listen to the Bible Stories (online), Bible Stories and Discussion Questions

mssscrafts.com- Joseph in Egypt activities



Lessons

ministry-to-children.com- Joseph and His Brothers – Families (Preschool Bible Lesson)

daniellesplace.com- Joseph- A Very Colorful Story (lesson with activities)

hennypenny.ourjunction.com- Joseph (scroll down to several lessons for Joseph with activities for 2 to 5 year olds)

dltk-bible.com- The Story of Joseph (lesson with activities)

The Catholic Toolbox- Joseph and His Wonderful Coat Pre K – K Lesson with: Objectives, Word Wall, Bible Story with questions, Songs and/or Finger Plays, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Coloring/Puzzles, etc.

The Catholic Toolbox- Joseph and His Wonderful Coat 1st Grade On Up Lesson with: Objectives, Review, Vocabulary Words, Bible Story with questions, Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks, Puzzles/Mazes/Worksheets, etc.

kirkofkildair.org- Joseph: Forgiveness and Redemption (lesson)

sermons4kids.com- Joseph and His Brothers object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, Power Point Presentation, worship bulletin

calvarycurriculum.com- 6 lessons with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.

- Joseph Is Sold By His Brothers
- Joseph and Potiphar
- Joseph in Prison
- Joseph Tests His Brothers
- Joseph Reveals Himself To His Brothers
- Jacob Moves To Egypt


kidsclubs4jesus.com- 5 lessons with puzzles, coloring sheet, Bible readings, questions, memory verses, key points, object lesson, drama, puppets, etc. (These files are set up and formatted so that they can be easily made into weekly booklets for your children's ministry, youth ministry, etc., with 4 sheets of legal paper and two staples).

- Joseph’s Pit
- Cupbearer and Baker
- Pharaoh and Joseph
- Joseph’s Brothers
- Joseph and Israel


baptistwaypress.texasbaptist.org- Joseph- A Person Who Honored God (lesson with activities)



Coloring

calvarywilliamsport.com- Joseph, son of Jacob coloring pages (several posted!)

calvarycurriculum.com- 6 lessons with coloring sheets

- Joseph Is Sold By His Brothers
- Joseph and Potiphar
- Joseph in Prison
- Joseph Tests His Brothers
- Joseph Reveals Himself To His Brothers
- Jacob Moves To Egypt



Crafts

ehow.com- Craft Ideas for the Bible Story of Joseph

gospelhall.org- Joseph- The Man of Many Dreams (Story Wheel)

*Check Lessons above for more crafts.



Games

christianpreschoolprintables.com- This is a file folder game for children who are working on color matching skills. These coats have multiple colors to match so children should be able to easily match single colors before playing this game. Mount the game boards to the file folder and cut out the rest of the coats for playing pieces.

books.google.com- You’re Forgiven Tag
This game will help your kids discover the need for forgiveness in their lives. (The Encyclopedia of Bible Games for Children’s Ministry by Group Publishing, page 29).

sundayschoolsources.com- Joseph and His Brothers Game Board Use this game board with questions of your own to play the game.

The Catholic Toolbox- Joseph And His Coat Of Many Colors (card game)
This is a variation on the popular game of UNO with cards depicting the colored coat of Joseph. Players are trying to empty their hands of cards by playing them to a common pile, matching cards by color, number, or action. The deck is made up of 4 sets of differently colored cards with numbers from 1 to 8. There are also 4 Wild cards, 4 Draw 2 cards, 4 Skip cards, and 4 Reverse. (I wanted to buy this game, but could not find it so I made one.)

The Catholic Toolbox- Joseph and His Brothers (file folder game)
Answer questions about Joseph & His Brothers and receive a bag of grain. The first person to collect 7 bags of grain (representing the 7 years of plenty), wins.



Mini Books

lambsongs.co.nz- Scroll down to these mini books to print out in black/white or color for free.

Joseph Gets A New Coat
Joseph Is Kind To His Brothers



Puzzles & Worksheets

gospelhall.org- Review puzzle for the story of Joseph and his betrayal by his brothers. Students must assemble a group of puzzle pieces with clues written on their sides. Use the questions and answers included in this puzzle or create your own.

More 365 Activities for Kids (do any of the Daniel puzzles, mazes, dot-to-dot, spot the difference, etc. from February 11 - 26)

Joseph’s Amazing Coat (maze)- Amazing Bible Mazes by Anita Reith Stohs, page 6. (Click on Sample and go to page 6.)

The Great Bible Big Fun Activity Book: From the Old and New Testaments by Toni Lind
A Special Coat- Joseph had a special coat. Find the coat that does not have a twin.

Joseph and His Brothers (find the hidden pictures)- Hidden Pictures Explore Hidden Treasures in God’s Word: PK – K by Linda Standke page 5

dltk-bible.com- Joseph puzzles (anagrams, crosswords, cryptogram, mazes, word-mining sheets, word searches)

biblewise.com- Joseph puzzles, mazes, worksheets

sermons4kids.com- Joseph and His Brothers (word search)

spielemitderbibel.net- Joseph (crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Joseph and His Brothers (crossword)

sermons4kids.com-Joseph and His Brothers (decoder puzzle)

gardenofpraise.com- Joseph (fill in the blanks with word bank)

gardenofpraise.com- Ten Brothers (fill in the blanks with word bank)



The following activities are from: 365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications

Can You Find- Here is Joseph in his special coat. Can you find 12 black headed sheep in this picture? (365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications, page February 18.)

Find the Difference- Here is Joseph showing off his special coat. Can you discover 10 differences between the two pictures? (365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications, page February 19.)

Find the Mistakes- In this picture of Joseph and his coat, the artist made lots of deliberate mistakes. Find at least 10. (365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications, page February 20.)

Find the Mistakes- Find at least 10 deliberate mistakes in this picture of Joseph being sold to the Midianites. (365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications, page February 22.)

Joseph (maze)- The traders took Joseph across the desert to Egypt. Find the path that takes them to the pyramids of Egypt without climbing over any trees. (365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications, page February 23.)

Which is Different?- Here is Joseph in prison in Egypt. Which picture is the odd one out? (365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications, page February 25.)

Find the Difference- Joseph was taken out of prison to explain the dreams of the pharaoh. Find at least 10 differences between these two pictures. (365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications, page February 26.)

Find the Mistakes- In this picture of Joseph explaining Pharaoh’s dreams, the artist has made lots of deliberate mistakes. Circle them all. There are at least 10. (365 Activities for Kids by Kregel Publications, page February 27.)





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