New to the Kit or looking for helpful hints on how to use it? Check out the Kids Kit Tips and Tricks - Preschool Edition where we share detailed instructions about the resources below.
Our goal for preschool curriculum is to build a foundation of biblical knowledge so preschoolers will know the major stories of the Bible and how they fit together into God’s big story. Our curriculum is organized into 12 units and we teach the major stories of the Bible in mostly chronological order. Each week there is a Teaching Truth which is the most important thing we want kids to hear and learn about God and His Story that week.
Use these activities to keep talking about and applying what you learned this weekend throughout the week.
SUPPLIES: Two pieces of white paper, scissors, crayons, stickers, hole punch, ribbon, yarn, or string, a hanger
In this activity your child will get to make a mobile to remind him that heaven is an amazing place. Start by helping your child fold the paper in half and then half again. This will give you four squares per page. Cut the squares apart. Using six of the squares, help your child write one letter of the word “HEAVEN” on one side of each of the squares. Let your child decorate each with crayons, stickers, and jewels. On the other side of the squares, have a grownup write the following phrases for the letters they correspond with:
Once the squares are decorated, punch a hole in the top of each. Thread ribbon or yarn through the hole and then tie them to a hanger in order so they spell the word HEAVEN.
SUPPLIES: Shoe box, wrapping paper, crayons, stickers, stick-on jewels, cardstock, scissors, tape, small toy chair and figure or Legos
Grab an empty shoe box and cover the outside with shiny wrapping paper. Let your child decorate it with stick-on jewels, crayons, and stickers. Have your child decorate the inside of the box with rainbow colors. Cut a piece of white cardstock to fit the opening of the box, leaving a little on each edge so you can tape it to each side. Cut the card stock in half down the middle and let your child decorate it as the gates to heaven. Once he has finished, tape the sides of the gates to the box so it will open in the middle. Inside the box, place a dollhouse size chair and a figure to represent God sitting on His throne, or have your child make a chair and figure out of Legos. Once the box is finished, talk with your child about what the Bible says heaven will be like and ask these questions:
1. Who is coming back to take us to our forever home?
2. What will heaven be like?
Say this chant with your child and fill in the blank with the names of friends or family members:
Heaven is a wonderful place / It’s full of love and full of God’s grace / In heaven there will be no wrong / And I want to take _______ along