Joseph Interprets Dreams 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 how Joseph interpreted dreams for the butler and the baker and then for Pharaoh from Genesis 40-41.   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.

II Samuel 22: 26a “To the faithful you show yourself faithful”

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Have your child do an online jigsaw puzzle featuring Joseph before Pharaoh. http://jigsawsite.com/jigsaw-puzzle/23406/4×4.htm

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Read the story “The Butler and the Baker” http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible49.html, “Good News, Bad News” http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible50.html and “Pharaoh’s Dream”  http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible51.html by Paul Dallgas-Frey.

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Print this crossword puzzle by Sharon Whittaker and help your child solve it.  http://sewhttkr.home.comcast.net/~sewhttkr/bibleWS/bibleWS/22_joseph_egypt.htm

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Print this Pharaoh’s Dream maze puzzle for your child to solve. http://biblewise.com/archives/2003/june/kids_korner/fun_games/print_pharaohs_dream.htm

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Visit the Children’s Church web site to view the lesson.  https://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2011/10/17/joseph-interprets-dreams/

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