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Preschool  Kids Church / Sunday School Classes etc.
Teaching Resources  through the main Bible Stories.

   Teaching preschool children well takes preparation! Get help from seniors or others in your church. 

            Even older children can help.
            Simple, visual and not too long. 
 
Use with resources that you may already have.
A few ideas: 
           * Every family in my class get a free Noah's Ark CD - songs stay in their heart for their life.
           * Every child gets a "Small Picture Bible For Pre-schoolers" - see below. 
           * I have made a Big Book of this, with valcrose pictures. In the lesson plans this is called "My Bible." 
              Children love interactive props and take turns to put them on. 

  * Every child hears that Jesus loves them regularly  either with a puppet saying their name , "David Jesus loves you."

            Or use a mirror:  "Can you see who Jesus loves? Yes! Jesus loves David." 
          * A fun take home activity that reflects the story.
          *  A booklet of the story - parents read this and learn too!
           * I begin with a standing up fun action song. The next songs the children usually sit for. 
            The words are at the end of the Lesson Plans for your convenience. 
                
             The lesson includes 3 fun action songs from Noah's Ark CD.
            An action rhyme or finger play - often from Noah's Ark CD.
            Simple Bible verse 
            Prayer
            Story Activity related to Bible story - it helps them to remember. They use these to play "church" at home. 
 
Make story  visual and have variety.
I have found it easier to establish a routine for the lesson time where toys are out of reach or else to teach in a toy free room.
We have very young children who stay for the story if they are  settled., as usually  they soon get interested in the fun props. 
We encourage parents to sit in class with them if necessary or take them to another area. 
I have a mat or cushions where the children get used to going  to for story time. 
Snap the story along quickly to keep the children focused. Their concentration is short at this level. (my class is 18 months to 5 years.)
Do the story in a variety of ways: for example use dolls which  acts story, use drama - we all join in - a book, flash cards, magnet board,
story on ice block sticks, attach pictures to pegs on a line. Make a Big Book. Flip puppet which can  flip up or drop characters down.
Use the puppets from web.
For a change make them stand by sticking to a little box or stand in a slit. 
There is no one way fits all! Just use the ideas that work for you and add your own style and props.

* If this material is useful, or you have suggestions,  we would love to hear from you!

* Lesson Plans:  Accompanying booklets available

More Activities also available beside some story Booklets

(Still working on them)
Contact us if you are looking for any particular activity      info@lambsongs.co.nz
   Old Testament Books Here 

 

 Lesson Plan : The Bible - Word    PDF
 Lesson Plan Creation (part 1): Word    PDF
  Lesson Plan Creation (part 2): Word    PDF
 Adam & Eve. Don't Touch Tree:  Word    PDF
 The Ten Commandments:   Word    PDF
 Oil That Never Runs Out:    Word    PDF

 

  New Testament

  Books Here
*  
   A Boy called Jesus    Word    PDF 
   When Jesus Was A Boy He Went To Church   Word    PDF
   Jesus Loves Me   Word    PDF   Activity1  Activity2  ActivityActivityActivityActivity6
   Love One Another   Word    PDF
   Jesus Goes To a Wedding (Water into wine)   Word    PDF
   The Prodigal Son  Word   PDF
   The Boy shares his lunch    Word    PDF  
   The Good Samaritan   Word   PDF
   Zacchaeus - Climbs a tree    Word    PDF   Activity1  Activity2
   Blind Bartimaeus   Word    PDF    Activity1   ActivityActivityActivityActivity5
   The House On The Rock  Word   PDF
   Safe In The Boat With Jesus - Jesus Calms The Storm   Word    PDF
   The Silly Greedy Farmer   Word    PDF
   Down through the roof    Word    PDF   Activity1 Activity2 Activity3 Activity4 Instructions
   She Just reached Out    Word    PDF   Activity
   Bent Over  Word    PDF
   Fishing with Peter   Word    PDF   Activities - Empty full net - Fishing activity - Net & Fish - Page of fishes                                                                              Sliding activity
                                                          Black & White - Cut out - Sliding activity - Empty Net - Net Full Page of fishes 

 

   The Lost Sheep - Precious Lamb   Word    PDF   Activity:  Publisher  PDF
   The Lost Sheep  Word    PDF       Activity:  (1) Page of Lamb activities Publisher  PDF  (2)  Lamb Cord Leg Activity
                                                                     (3) Paper Bag Puppet Publisher  PDF  
   Leper says Thankyou   Word    PDF 
   The Woman By The Well   Word    PDF
   Palm Sunday: Jesus Rides A Donkey To Church   Word    PDF
   John The Baptist  Word    PDF      Activity1  Activity2  Activity3  Bees Col  Bees Black & White 
   Jairus's Daughter   Word    PDF     Activity1 Activity2 Activity3 Activity4
   Peter Walks On The Water   Word    PDF  Activity
   Two Small Coins  Word    PDF
   Timothy Loves God   Word    PDF
   If Jesus Came To My House   Word    PDF
   Parable Of The Ten Talents - The Good Worker   Word    PDF     Childrens Activity: PDF Download   
   Teachers Props: PDF Download 1   PDF Download 2  PDF Download 3  PDF Download 4    Corn:  Corn Colour   Corn B&W
 
    Rose and Daisy - Tell The Truth -Stealing - Jelousy   Word    PDF  Tell The truth Activity Colour   Publisher   PDF
    Tell The Truth Activity Black & White    Publisher   PDF   Rose & Daisy Graphics   Daisy Puppet   Daisy Stick Puppet   Rose Puppet                                           Rose Stick Puppet      Pocket
   Parable of the Sower   Word   PDF
   Mathew Follows Jesus   Word   PDF
   Fishermen Follow Jesus  Word   PDF
   Washing Feet   Word   PDF     Activity 2 B&W    Activity 2 Col
   God Made Me   Word   PDF
   Bible Stories Revisited   Word   PDF
   Extra Program 1 - After Christmas - The Best Present:  Word   PDF
   Extra Program 2 - Be a Kind Friend:  Word   PDF
   Extra Program 3 - God Is Everywhere   Word   PDF
   Extra Program 4 - Jesus Loves Me:  Word  PDF
   Holiday Program 5 - Jesus Your Forever Friend:  Word   PDF
   Holiday Program 6 - God Made Everything- Butterflies and YOU!:  Word   PDF

 

 
     Christmas Part 1: Donkey to Bethlehem - Born in a stable.   Word   PDF
     Christmas Part 2: Angel's and Shepherds    Word  PDF

 

 

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