When I’m scared (scared face) God gives me (cup hands, palms up) what I need! (Thumbs to chest)
Psalm:34:4 “I Prayed to the Lord and He answered me. He freed me from all my fears.”
While your having fun playing talk to your kids about today.
- Do you ever get scared?
- Who gives you what you need when you feel scared?
- Have you ever been all alone and gotten scared?
- Was BeBo Monster scared of BEING ALONE or scared of an ICE CREAM CONE? (Being alone)
- Colouring sheet – God cares for the Widow
- Card Game: Materials Needed: What I Need Sheet, FearBusting Pictures, Glue Sticks, Scared Pictures Instructions: GIVE each child one What I Need Sheet. PLACE FearBusting Pictures & Glue Sticks in the center of the group. 2. SAY the following Today we are learning that God gives us what we need when we are scared. Let’s see if we can find what we might need if we are scared. HOLD UP each Scared Picture, and ask the following: What is this a picture of? Have you ever been scared of this? What did God give us to help us not be scared? (Allow responses & have kids select correct FearBusting Picture, from center of group.) Turn Scared Picture over & SHOW kids what God gives us to bust this fear! 3. For each Scared Picture, allow kids to SELECT the correct FearBusting Picture and GLUE it in the correct spot on their What I Need Sheet. 4. After kids have glued all 4 FearBusting Pictures to their sheet, SAY the following: We all get scared sometimes. We can hang this up to remind us of ways God gives us what we need when we are scared. Let’s say what we Need to Know today: When I’m Scared, (make scared face) God Gives Me (cup hands, palms up) What I Need! (thumbs to chest.)
- Widows Bread Making and Basket: Materials Needed: basket, textures, white disposable napkin, recipe below. Instructions: Children decorate white napkin and place in basket. Make bead biscuits below as per recipe together.
- Oil and Water Play: Play with a mixture of oil and water. Fill a plastic container 1/2 full with water and add food coloring. Add some oil. Let the children shake the bottle and then watch as the oil separates from the water.
5. Which Jar has more water? Put different amounts of water in different jars (use plastic containers) that are different widths. You can add food coloring to make it more interesting. The child should look at the jars and decide which jar he thinks has more water. Provide measuring cups for the children to pour out the water to see which one actually has more water.