Jacob’s Ladder Parents’ Page

Use the parents’ page as a way to keep in touch with parents, to keep them informed of what you are teaching, and to encourage them to continue reinforcing the lesson at home. Use this template as a starting point. Make it your own by telling them how the children responded to the lesson or something funny that happened.  You could substitute any activity suggestions that you think would be appropriate for parents to do with their children at home.

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Dear Parents,

Today we learned about Jacob’s Ladder from Genesis 28: 10-22.   Help to reinforce the lesson to your child this week by talking to him or her about the lesson and helping him or her learn the memory verse.

Here are a few activity ideas…

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Help your child memorize the verse.

John 14:6  Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life.” 

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Do an online memory puzzle featuring Jacob’s Ladder.

http://songsofpraise.org/imagepuzzle.php?puzzleid=42

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Read the story “Jacob’s Amazing Dream” by Paul Dallgas-Frey.

http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible26.html

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Read the story “Ladder to Heaven” by Linda Pochodzay Edwards. http://childrenschapel.org/biblestories/jacob3.html

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Make a Jacob’s Ladder toy.  http://www.ehow.com/video_4953517_jacobs-ladder-children-attach-1st.html

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Help your child make a Jacob’s Ladder Paper Chain.

http://www.sermons4kids.com/instructions-ladder-chain.htm

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Visit the Children’s Church web site to view the lesson.

https://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2011/09/28/jacobs-ladder/

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