Items Needed:

Tactile Number and Letters: 8, Ll, child's name
Books:  Bible, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Green Eggs and Ham
Worksheets: Drawing Diagonal Lines, Lion Head, Letter 'l" Lion, Green Eggs and Ham, Letter L, Number 8, Daniel in the Lion's Den 
Activities: Going on a "Lion" Hunt, Kiss Cookies ingredients, yarn, craft stick, scrambled eggs, green food coloring, ham, paint, watercolors
Videos: Veggie Tales:  “Where’s God When I am Scared?”

Objectives:

Bible Story: Daniel in the Lion’s Den
Scripture:  Daniel 6
The New Bible in Pictures for Little Eyes:  pg 236
The Beginner's Bible:  pg 251
My Story Bible:  pg 56-57
Through the Bible Felt: Story #90

Comprehension Questions:
Why did the men not like Daniel?
Tell about a time that you were jealous of someone else because they had something that you wanted.
Did Daniel stop praying when he learned that he would be put in the den of lions for praying to God?

Verse: Luke 1:37 - For nothing is impossible with God.
Tune:  London Bridges
For nothing is impossible with God
Impossible with God
Impossible with God
For nothing is impossible with God
Luke 1:37

Bible Song: My God is So Big (Traditional)
Chorus:
My God is so big (move hands out from each other at sides)
So strong and so mighty (make muscles with up with both arms, and then down)
There’s nothing my God cannot do  (shake head “no” and cross arms in front of body”
For you  (point at other person)
(Repeat Chorus)

Verse:
The mountains are His (make mountains with arms above head)
The valleys are His (make valleys with arms at waist)
The stars are His handiwork too – oo – oo (Hold hands above head and make “stars” with fingers)
(Repeat Chorus)

Poem: Going on a "Lion" Hunt

Letters: Ll
L - body, leg
l - body

Number: 8
Make an ‘S’ but do not wait.   Go back up and close the gate.

Name: Trace on tactile letters

Book of the Week:
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

Fine Motor Skill:  Baking/Stirring
Gross Motor Skill:  Jumping

Suggested Activities:

• Bible:
- ABCJLM Bible Coloring Sheets: Daniel in the Lion's Den

- Lion Head Puppet  Cut out Lion Head worksheet and glue to a paper plate.  Color the head and add brown yarn for the mane.  Glue a large craft stick to the back of the head.  Cut out the eyes to make a mask for the child.  Wear the puppet and while using a courageous voice say this week's memory verse.

- Make a list of things which are impossible to do or have occur.  Discuss how today's story is an example of "impossible."

- View: Where's God When I'm ScaredVeggie Tales:  “Where’s God When I am Scared?”

- Read: We're Going on a Bear Hunt We're Going on a Bear Hunt - substitute the word "lion" to match the Bible story.

• Letters:
- Introduce the letters Ll using the tactile letters and decorate the Letter Poster to add to the Letter of the Week book.

- Lion Lines
On the Letter "l" Lion worksheet, color the top row of dots green and the bottom row green. Have the child draw straight lines and color the lion.  Explain that drawing straight lines is making the letter "l."  Also, correspond the Letter "l" with the Bible story.

- When saying the /l/ sound, show your child how his tongue should hit the roof of his mouth.

- More Letter Ll ideas...

• Number:
- Number 8 Poster
This week paint with watercolors to decorate the Number 8 Poster.  Add eight stickers.

•  Name:
- Diagonal Lines Worksheet  Using the worksheet, draw diagonal lines. 

- Continue having the child trace the tactile letters in her name while saying the Letter Formation Chants.

• Book of the Week:
- Make green scrambled eggs by adding green food coloring to the eggs before cooking.  Add some ham for a yummy, green meal.

- Sam-I-am was annoying the main character by not respecting his answer.  The main character was not being open minded and trying new things.

- Instruct the child to cut the egg out of the Green Eggs and Ham worksheet. Add a dot of green paint directly in the middle of the egg.  Fold the egg in half and make a mirror of the paint.  Open up to see a green, over-easy egg.

Fine Motor Skill:
Kiss Cookies Make Kiss Cookies - a peanut butter cookie with a candy kiss on top - allow your child to unwrap the kisses (great fine-motor activity) and put them on after baking the cookies.  Use this time to practice washing hands.  Give the cookies away and have the child tell the gift-receiver the Bible verse. 

• Gross Motor Skills:
Jump in various directions and over small items.

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