Saturday, November 20, 2010
A to Z Bible Story Lesson- Letter M
M- Moses in the Bulrushes
Objectives: The children will be able to
- retell the story Moses in the Bulrushes
- explain how Moses was kept safe as a baby
- identify who found Moses
Prayer and questions from last week’s lesson
dltk-bible.com- Moses 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.
Read story: “Moses in the Bulrushes” from your own story book.
Or read story “A Baby in a Basket" from the book Snip-And-Tell Bible Stories by Karyn Henley, page 22 & 23 and do cut outs while the story unfolds.
Then ask questions from below.
1. The Hebrews in Egypt were forced to work as what for the Egyptians? Slaves.
2. The King of Egypt ordered his soldiers to do what to all the Hebrew baby boys as soon as they were born? Kill them.
3. Moses’ mother secretly hid Moses and later did what to him? Put him in a basket and floated him down the Nile River.
4. Who found Moses’ basket floating down the river? The Egyptian Princess.
5. What did she do with Moses? He grew up in the palace with the Princess and was treated as if he was an Egyptian prince.
Songs and/or Finger Plays:
Introduce songs and/or finger plays: The King of Egypt ordered his soldiers to do what to all the Hebrew baby boys as soon as they were born?
kidssundayschool.com- Itty Bitty Moses (song)
Pray and Play Bible 2 by Group Publishing- Hush Little Moses, Baby in the Basket, Baby Moses (songs and finger plays), page 39. A Baby’s Adventure (finger play), page 41
Playful Songs and Bible Stories for Preschoolers by Group Publishing- Baby Moses (song) and God Watched Over Baby Moses, page 38.
Introduce activity: What did Moses’ mother do so that the soldiers would not kill him?
dltk-bible.com- The Story of Baby Moses (click on 1) lesson with memory verse, teacher's guide, puzzles, take home sheet, coloring pages, crafts and activities, etc.
clutheran.org- Early Life of Moses
Introduce craft: Whose mother secretly hid them and later put him in a basket and floated him down the Nile River? Or- What did Moses’ mother put him in and floated him down the Nile River?
dltk-bible.com- Moses crafts
daniellesplace.com- Moses Bible Crafts
Baby Moses- Bible Story Wheel (Bible Wheels to Make and Enjoy by Carmen Sorvillo, page 17 & 18.)
lambsongs.co.nz- Baby Moses Wheel (scroll down to this)
Introduce craft: What is in the Nile River that could have eaten baby Moses? A crocodile.
easypeasyandfun.com- Paper Crocodile
theinspirationedit.com- Alligator Craft And Paper Bag Puppet For Preschoolers (make it brown to be a crocodile)
dltk-kids.com- Crocodile Paper Craft
first-school.ws- Crocodile Paper Bag Puppet
enchantedlearning.com- Alligator Craft or Card (just call this a crocodile)
Introduce game: What was the name of the baby that was put in a basket and sent down the Nile by his mother? Who found Moses?
Who Has Baby Moses?
Need: Small object to be baby Moses (example: clothes pin)
Directions: The children sit in a circle close together. The child who is “It” stands away from the circle and hides their eyes while baby Moses is passed around. When “It” says "STOP!", the child holding baby Moses hides it (under their leg, up their sleeve, etc.). The child who is “It” guesses who has baby Moses. The child who had baby Moses is now “It”.
The game below is free, however it can 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. All graphics/images/clipart etc. used on these activities are not my own and are from various internet sources.
Moses in the Bulrushes File Folder Game: The players spin the spinner and follow the directions. If the player spins “Leader’s Spot”, they get to move their marker to where the leader is and share that spot. The first player to the princess wins.
Introduce snack: What was the name of the baby that was put in a basket and sent down the Nile by his mother? Who found Moses?
pillsbury.com- Crescent Dogs (looks like a baby wrapped in a blanket) For an added touch put a face on the baby using mustard.
dltk-kids.com- Baby Moses in a Basket (snack)
Letter M Snacks-
Marshmallows, Mellon Slices, Mango, Meat Balls, Milk, Milk Shake, Macaroni & Cheese, Muffins, etc.
moodypublishing.com- Baby Moses 1 (coloring)
moodypublishing.com- Baby Moses 2 (coloring)
lambsongs.co.nz- “Baby Moses Is Safe”, “Bible Moses on the River Nile”, “Crocodile on the River Nile” by Jill Kemp (booklet or one page Bible story you can color (scroll down for these)
dltk-teach.com- What begins with M? (mini book)
first-school.ws- M is for Moses (handwriting)
kidzone.ws.- Hidden Letter Worksheet Letter M
A Baby in a Basket- Amazing Bible Mazes by Anita Reith Stohs, page 7.
Big Puzzles for Little Hands by Carla Williams- A Princess Rescues A Baby (maze) page 24.
storytime-storytime.blogspot.com- Baby In A Basket (hidden picture worksheet), The Hidden Baby (letters dot-to-dot worksheet)