Items Needed:

Worksheets:  God Made People, ABCJLM Orange Worksheet, Triangle, Apple Tree #4, Name Tree
Books: Bible, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Activities:  Construction paper, old magazine, scissors, glue, pumpkin for carving, pillows or leaf pile, apple stickers, orange colored food, paintjumbo paintbrush, letter stickers, jumbo crayons

Objectives:

Bible Theme: Thank You, God, for Making Me
Lesson: People

Bible Story: Creation Day 6
Scripture: Genesis 1, 2
The Beginner's Bible for Toddlers: pg 7-17
Read and Share Toddler Bible:  pg 10-15
Through the Bible in Felt: Story #2

Verse: Psalm 139:14 - I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Tune: Deep and Wide
You made me, You made me (Point up, point to self)
In an amazing, wonderful way (Wave arms in the air)
You made me, You made me
In an amazing, wonderful way

You said, in the Psalms (Point up, place hands together to form a book)
139 verse 14
You made me, You made me
In an amazing, wonderful way

Bible Song: God Made Me (Author Unknown)
Tune:  Old McDonald

I have hands because God made me, clap, clap, clap
I have hands because God made me, clap, clap, clap
With a clap, clap, here and a clap, clap there
Here a clap, there a clap, every where a clap, clap
I have hands because God made me, clap, clap, clap

Additional Verses:
I have feet because God made me, stomp, stomp, stomp
I have finger because God made me, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle
I have knees because God made me, bend, bend, bend
I have arms because God made me, reach, reach, reach

Poem: Where is Thumbkin? (Traditional)
Tune of: Frère Jacques (Are You Sleeping)
Where is thumbkin? (Start with hands behind back)
Where is thumbkin?
Here I am (Bring right thumb to front)
Here I am (Bring left thumb to front)
How are you today sir?
Very well, I thank you (Wiggle thumbs as if they are "talking" to each other)
Run away (Hide right hand behind back)
Run away (Hide left hand behind back)

Additional verses:
Where is pointer?
Where is tall man?
Where is ring man?
Where is pinkie?
Where is whole family?

Color: Orange
Shape: Triangle
Letters: L-P
Numbers: 1-4
Information: First, middle, and last name
Self-care and Manners: Undress self and name clothing

Book of the Week:
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.

Fine Motor Skill:  Carve a Pumpkin
Gross Motor Skill:  Crawl

Suggested Activities:

• Bible:
- My Creation Book  For next few weeks, the child will learn that God made them very special.  Collect all of the activities and crafts to form a "Thank You, God, for Making Me" book.  At the end of the study, a cover worksheet will be provided to bind the pages together. 

God Made People Poster With a piece of construction paper as the background, add pictures of people found in magazines and newspapers.  Try to find a mixture of men, women, children, nationalities, ages, etc.  Add the title "God Made People" and the number "6."

God Made People pic Using the song Jesus Loves the Little Children as the main idea, color the people on the God Made People worksheet red, yellow, black, and white.  Point to the corresponding child as you sing the song.

- As you look through books, talk about how God made people all different - age, size, appearance, personalities, etc.

- "God Made Me" Poem
Here are my fingers, here are my toes
Here are my knees, here is my nose
Here are my feet that help me walk around
Here is my mouth that can make sound
Here are my ears, my shoulders, my belly
Here is my tongue that eats grape jelly
Here is my hair that is crazy you see
Here is my smile that God gave me!

• Color:
- PumpkingColor one of the ABCJLM Orange Worksheets with a jumbo orange crayon.
- Eat orange food:  Oranges, orange juice, Goldfish, sweet potatoes, chicken nuggets, peaches, pumpkin
- Do a Color Walk: Walk around the house or neighborhood looking for the color orange.

• Shape:
- Paint Triangle Color, paint, or draw on the Triangle worksheet using the color orange.

- Triangle Song:
Tune: The Adam's Family
Three sides (snap, snap)
Three points (snap, snap)
A triangle has, three sides, three points (snap, snap)

- Do a Shape Walk: Walk around the house or neighborhood looking for triangles.

• Number:
Apple Tree 4 This week use orange paint and a jumbo paint brush to decorate the Apple Tree #4.  Add four apple stickers.  Continue to count items throughout the day.

• Self-care and Manners:
Start with the child taking off his pants or shorts. End with the shirt.  As you take off the various articles of clothing, be sure to name each item.

• Book of the Week:
- Name Palm TreeColor the Name Tree worksheet and add the letters of the child's name using letter stickers or by writing them.  Tie this activity to the Bible story, "God Made Me."
- The focus of this book is on the alphabet.  Use this book to say the letters A-P that have been learned so far in the curriculum.  Point to the letters as you say them.

• Fine Motor Skill:
pumpkin face Carve a pumpkin making the face out of various shapes learned.  Allow your child to dig out and count the seeds. Have your child pick up the seeds using his/her thumb and index finger.

• Gross Motor Skill:
Place pillows, couch cushions, or anything soft on the floor for the child to crawl over. Have fun making mountains and climbing peaks! If the weather is nice, rake a big pile of leaves.

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