Friday, November 21, 2008

Lesson Plan- Mary and the Angel (1st grade on up)



Mary and the Angel

Objectives: The students will be able to
- retell the story Mary and the Angel
- explain that God can use ordinary people to carry out his plans
- explain that Mary showed love and faith to God with her obedience
- identify who Jesus’ foster father was


Review:
Prayer, questions and vocabulary words from last week’s lesson



Vocabulary Words: (Write the words on the board and discuss with class)

Nazareth- a town in Israel where Jesus spent most of his life (show students this on a map or have one of the students find it on a map).
Galilee- region of ancient Palestine, now part of northern Israel. Galilee is between the Jordan River and the Sea of Galilee (show students this on a map or have one of the students find it on a map).
Engage- to be married to
Carpenter- someone who makes things out of wood
Angel- a messenger of God



Plan:

Read story: “Mary and the Angel” and then ask questions



Activities:

Introduce activities: Who told Mary that she was going to have a baby and he was going to be the son of God? The angel Gabriel.

sermons4kids.com- A Visit From An Angel object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, quiz, worship bulletin

sermons4kids.com- You Shall Call His Name Jesus object lesson with group activities, coloring, puzzles, worship bulletin

childrensermons.com- Mary, Mother of Jesus object lesson

calvarycurriculum.com- Gabriel Visits Mary lesson #167 with memory verses, circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, and color sheets.

missionarlington.org- A Virgin Will Have A Baby: Promises Kept lesson with activities and word search

missionarlington.org- A Virgin is Going to have a Baby! Lesson with activities and puzzles

clutheran.org- Announcing A Miracle Child lesson with multiple choice, identifying miracles

childrenschurch.wordpress.com- The Angel Gabriel Brings Good News lesson with activities

jesuswalk.com- Mary's First Lesson in Discipleship (Luke 1:26-38) lesson

therichsoil.files.wordpress.com- Learning to Say Yes lesson plan

bible.org- Lesson 10: Mary, Most Blessed Of Women

thereichsoil.files.wordpress.com- RCIA Pre RCIA Pre-Catechumenate lesson plan



Crafts:

Introduce crafts: Who told Mary that she was going to have a baby and he was going to be the son of God? The angel Gabriel.

sermons4kids.com- Visit From An Angel group activities (crafts)

Jacob’s Ladder- Just make the angel that is in this craft using cupcake liners and construction paper. You can also make the angel into a magnet by putting sticky-backed magnets on the back of the angel. (Crafts from Your Favorite Bible Stories by Kathy Ross, pages 16 & 17).

Christmas Angel- A cute craft of an angel that is made from using the child's handprints. (From The Hands Of A Child by Anthony Flores, page 25).

jesus-without-language.net- Angel Craft

frugalupstate.com- Easy Children’s Christmas Craft: Paperclip Angels

allsorts.typepad.com- Angel Craft

flamecreativekids.blogspot.com- Angel Craft

activityvillage.co.uk- Angel Crafts

daniellesplace.com- Angel Crafts

freesundayschoolcurriculum.weebly.com- 2 Angel Crafts (scroll down to these)



Games:

sermons4kids.com- Visit From An Angel group activities (games)

Introduce game: Mary had some good news to tell. What was her good news?

daniellesplace.com- Mary Tells Her Good News

Surprise Ball- God’s people were expecting God to keep His promise to send the Savior. They were probably surprised by the humble way the Messiah was born. Today we are going to play a game where we get surprised. (The Really Big Book of Bible Games, page 150).

kevinmccaughey.com- The Paper Wrapped Surprise Game
At the end, all students can receive a prize as well or you can just have several pieces of candy wrapped inside for the whole class. (Use the introduction on Surprise Ball for this game.)



Snacks:

Introduce snack: Who told Mary that she was going to have a baby and he was going to be the son of God? The angel Gabriel.

pastrywiz.com- Almond Angel Cookies

pillsbury.com- Holiday Angel Cookies

pillsbury.com- Almond Angel Cookies



Puzzles, Mazes, Worksheets:

More 365 Activities for Kids (do any of the Mary puzzles, mazes, dot-to-dot, spot the difference, etc. from July 23 - 27).

wordsearchfun.com- Mary Meets The Angel (word search)

sermons4kids.com-An Angel Visits Mary (word search)

biblepathwayadventures.com- An Angel Visits Mary (word search)

web.archive.org- Word Search

sermons4kids.com- An Angel Appears to Mary (jumble)

sermons4kids.com- An Angel Visits Mary (decoder)

sermons4kids.com- Visit From An Angel (cryptogram)

sermons4kids.com- An Visits Mary (crossword)

sermons4kids.com- Visit From An Angel (crossword)

web.archive.org- Crossword

sermons4kids.com- Visit From An Angel (multiple choice)

sdc.me.uk- Luke 1:26-38 Worksheet

calvarycurriculum.com- Gabriel Visits Mary lesson #167 circle the correct words, true or false, fill in the blanks, puzzles, etc.

biblepathwayadventures.com- An Angel Visits Mary (matching)

gospelhall.org- Match the Promise to the Fulfillment (worksheet)

clutheran.org- Multiple choice, identifying miracles (page 3)

freesundayschoolcurriculum.weebly.com- An Angel Visits Mary Worksheets (page 9 & 10)

tes.com- The Annunciation (Angel Gabriel appears to Mary) Worksheet and Activity

jesuswalk.com- Mary's First Lesson in Discipleship (Luke 1:26-38) lesson with questions at bottom that can be made easily into a worksheet



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