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People: Our Story Continues…

Our Story Continues is our way to connect parents to what kids are talking about and experiencing in the Sunday morning teaching. We want to help to equip parents and spiritual parents with Scripture, talking points, and experiential activities to continue to disciple their kids well every day of the week.

Preschool

WALKERS
Summary: This week in kidmax, kids recognized the beauty of the amazing world God created.
Series Theme: God created a very good world.
Bible Story: Creation | Genesis 1
  1. SING Taste and See from the Little Praise Party Taste and See album.
  2. MAKE Go on a nature walk and collect fallen leaves or rocks. Use paint and paper to create nature prints with the leaves and rocks. Talk about who made all of these amazing things!
2 YEAR OLDS
Summary: This week in kidmax, 2 year olds learned that God created each one of us.
Series theme: God created a very good world.
Bible Story: God Created People | Genesis 2
Key Verse: “God saw everything he had made. And it was very good.” Genesis 1:31
  1. SING Taste and See from the Little Praise Party Taste and See album.
  2. READ In the Beginning from the Bible App for Kids or the creation story from a children’s Bible.
  3. WATCH Check out this fun video and song that reminds kids that God made them!
  4. PLAY 2-year-olds LOVE repetition. Play a game where you name the different parts of the body as you ask, “Who made your [eyes, ears, mouth, etc]”? And teach your child to respond “God!” When they answer correctly give high fives to show excitement!
3-SK
Summary: This week in kidmax, 3-SKs learned that God created each one of us.
Series theme: God created a very good world.
Bible Story: God Created People | Genesis 2
Key Verse: “God saw everything he had made. And it was very good.” Genesis 1:31
  1. SING Taste and See from the Little Praise Party Taste and See album.
  2. READ In the Beginning from the Bible App for Kids or the creation story from a children’s Bible.
  3. WATCH Check out this fun video and song that reminds kids that God made them!
  4. MAKE Use washable paint and paper. Have your child use their thumbprints to create the shape of a person (stick person). Underneath write “God created people. God made me!

Kids

GRADES 1-5
Summary: This week in kidmax, kids talked about what it means to be created in God’s image.
Big Idea: God created people to be like him.
Series theme: Creation
Bible Story: People | Genesis 1:26-25; 2
Key Verse: “Ever since the world was created it has been possible to see the qualities of God that are not seen. I’m talking about his eternal power and about the fact that he is God. Those things can be seen in what he has made.” Romans 1:20
  1. WATCH the teaching video below with your family this week.
  2. MAKE Write up words of encouragement, verses, or draw a doodle with your child on a few sticky notes and place them on the bathroom mirror or bedroom mirror to remind them that they are made in God’s image! A couple of verse suggestions are Ephesians 4:24 and Corinthians 5:17.
  3. Check out the midweek activity page! Use it for your family-friendly home church or do it together as a family.

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