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.
Today we learned about the wise and foolish builders from Matthew 7: 24 – 28. 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…
Help your child memorize the verse.
Matthew 7:24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”
Share a devotional each day http://children.cccm.com/NTDevotionsPDF/DEVNT227.pdf from Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa
Teach your younger child the song “The Wise Man Built His House Upon the Rock” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDhaAWHjVRM
Read the story “Tidal Wave” http://www.cbhministries.org/ForKids/KeysforKids/ReadListen.aspx?ID=443 from Keys for Kids.
Visit the Children’s Church web site to view the lesson. https://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2013/04/11/the-wise-man-and-the-foolish-man/