Baby Moses – 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 how Moses’ mother hid him in a basket to save him from the Pharaoh.   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.

Romans 8:31b  “If God is for us, who can be against us?”

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Do an online jigsaw puzzle featuring Baby Moses.

http://jigsawsite.com/jigsaw-puzzle/24546/4×4.htm or this one http://songsofpraise.org/jigsaw2.php?imageurl=http://gardenofpraise.com/images2/jochebed7.jpg&imageheight=533&imagewidth=533&imagetitle=Baby+Moses&callingpage=http://gardenofpraise.com/bibl84s.htm

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Print out this maze and have your child help the princess find Baby Moses. http://childrenschapel.org/biblestories/color/babymosesMZ.html

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Baby Moses Craft: Have your child glue a paper cupcake cup to a blue piece of paper.  Cut strips of green paper and fringe it.  Then have him or her glue the fringe to the blue paper around the cup to make it look like it is hiding in the bulrushes.  Baby Moses could be made by wrapping a cotton ball in a tissue to represent a baby.  Glue the baby into the paper cup.

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Allow your child to watch Mary Rice Hopkins & Puppets With A Heart on Saturday mornings on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time.

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Visit the Children’s Church web site to view the lesson. https://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/baby-moses/ 

The Angel Gabriel Brings Good News – 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 that the Angel Gabriel brought Good News to Mary and Joseph from Luke 1:26 – 38 and Matthew 1: 18 – 24.   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.

“You are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.”  Matthew 1: 21

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Make an Advent paper chain.

Cut strips of red and green paper for the links – 25 total.  On each link write a Bible verse from the Christmas story. Have your child make the chain, using a glue stick and hang the chain in the window.  Starting on December 1st, each day have your child take one link off the chain and read the verse.  This not only teaches the Christmas story, but helps your child visualize how long it is until Christmas.

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Together, watch the video,“He’s Here”, by Sally Loyd Jones from the Jesus Story Book Bible.

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Do some on-line activities with your child from the Garden of Praise.

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Visit the Children’s Church web site to view the lesson.  https://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2011/10/29/the-angel-gabriel-brings-good-news/ 

Joseph’s Brothers Go to Egypt – Part 2 – 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.

Romans 6:23  “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord”

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Help your child decode this puzzle about Joseph and his family reunion.  http://sewhttkr.home.comcast.net/~sewhttkr/bibleWS/bibleWS/23_reunion.htm

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Have your child put these grain sacks in order to write out Romans 8:28. http://childrenschapel.org/biblestories/color/rom8_28scramble.html

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Read the story “UH OH”

http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible56.html

and  “Joseph and the Silver Cup”

http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible57.html

by Paul Dallgas-Frey.

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Have your child put together this online jigsaw puzzle of Joseph and his brothers.  http://jigsawsite.com/jigsaw-puzzle/23858/4×4.htm

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Visit the Children’s Church web site to view the lessonhttps://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2011/10/23/joseph’s-brothers-go-to-egypt-part-2/

Joseph in Potiphar’s House 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 the Lord was with Joseph and blessed his work as a slave in Potiphar’s house.   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.

Ephesians 6:7 “Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.”

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Read the story of Tyler and Justin by Linda Sue Pochodzay Edwards

http://childrenschapel.org/biblestories/joseph2.html

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Read the story “Ups and Downs” by Paul Dallgas-Frey.

http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible48.html

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Visit the Children’s Church web site to view this week’s lesson. https://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2011/10/12/joseph-in-potiphars-house/

Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors 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 Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors from Genesis 37.   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.

Galatians 5:26 “Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.”

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Do an online jigsaw puzzle featuring Joseph.

http://dltk-bible.com/genesis/chapter37-puzzle.htm

http://jigsawsite.com/jigsaw-puzzle/23291/4×4.htm

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Read the story “Joseph the Dreamer” and “The Pits” by Paul Dallgas-Frey.

http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible40.html

http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible41.html

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Watch the movie “Joseph : King of Dreams” or “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” with your child for family movie night.

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Encourage your child to build a scene and tell the story of Joseph with Legos and Lego people.

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

Jacob and Esau Reunite 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 Jacob and Esau forgave each other from Genesis 31 – 33.   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.

Luke 6:37b  “Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”

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Have your child fill out the Jacob Returns Home maze by Sharon Whittaker.

http://sewhttkr.home.comcast.net/~sewhttkr/bibleWS/bibleWS/18_jacob.htm

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Read the story “God Fixes Things” by Paul Dallgas-Frey.

http://essex1.com/people/paul/bible35.html

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Visit the Children’s Church web site to view the lesson.  https://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2011/10/09/117/

Jacob, Rachel and Leah 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, Rachel and Leah from Genesis 29: 1-30.   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.

Luke 6:31  “Do to others as you would have them do to you.”

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Do the Jacob and Rachel crossword puzzle with your child.

http://www.sermons4kids.com/jacob_rachel_crossword.htm

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Read the story “A Love Story – Jacob and Rachel” by Paul Dallgas-Frey.

http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible27.html

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Play the shell game with plastic cups and small toys.  Talk about how this trick is like the trick that Laban played on Jacob.

http://fullhandsandreadyfeet.blogspot.com/2010/06/girl-no-one-wanted-day-9.html

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

https://childrenschurch.wordpress.com/2011/10/02/jacob-rachel-and-leah/

Creation 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 that God created the heavens and the earth, and man in his image.   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.

              “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”                                        Genesis 1:1

  • Read the story as told by Paul Dallgas-Frey “And It Was Real Good”.  You can find it on the web here http://www.essex1.com/people/paul/bible1.html  Paul has a delightful way of telling Bible Stories that you and your child will enjoy.
  • Have your child cut out pictures of animals, flowers, trees, etc. from old magazines and paste them on a piece of construction paper to make a collage of God’s creation. Hang it where everyone can admire it.