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Objectives:

Bible Symbol:  Xylophone
Bible Story:  Praising God
Scripture: Psalm 100
ABCJLM Interactive Bible Story

Bible Song:  The B-I-B-L-E  (Traditional)
The B-I-B-L-E (make book with hands)
Yes, that’s the book for me (nod “yes”)
I stand alone on the Word of God (pretend to stand firm)
The B-I-B-L-E
Bible! (shout)

Character Scripture:  Praise
Psalm 100:4-5 (NIV) - Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.  For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.

Poem:  Ring-A-Round the Rosie (Traditional)
Ring-a-round the rosie,
A pocket full of posies,
Ashes! Ashes!
We all fall down.

Color:  White
Shape:  Rectangle
Animal:   Dinosaur
Taking Care of Me:   Where are my pants/jeans/skirt?/Take off your pants/jeans/skirt?
Sign Language:  Hurt - extend the index finger of each hand, repeatedly touch together

Book of the Week:   
  How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen   

Fine Motor Skill:  Peg Puzzles
Gross Motor Skill: 
Bubbles Fun

Suggested Activities:

• Bible Story Activities:  
ABC Book:  The Xylophone worksheet contains 8 rounded rectangles.  Paint each rectangle a different color:  red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown, and white.  Help the child use long, smooth paint strokes. 
  
• Color Activities:  
My Color BoxColor Box - Walk through your home or classroom and collect white items to place in a container.

Shape Walk  Shape Walk:  Use pieces of painter's tape or sidewalk chalk to make a large rectangle on the ground.  Assist the child in walking, crawling, and hopping around the edges as you sing the shape song. Note:  Do not use masking tape on carpet, as it will leave a residue.

Rectangle Song
Tune:  If You're Happy and You Know It
A rectangle has four sides (clap, clap)
A rectangle has four sides (clap, clap)
Two long sides and two short sides (show "short" and "long" horizontally with hands)
A rectangle has four side (clap, clap)

• Animal Activities:   
- Spread a thin layer of glue on the Dinosaur worksheet.  Using white uncooked pasta, glue "bones" on the dinosaur.
- Find pictures of dinos in the books that you read.
- Author Jane Yolen has many great dino books in her How Do Dinosaurs series.   

• Taking Care of Me Activities:  
To help the child be successful in taking off pants, partially remove the pants by pulling them over the hips and then allow the child to sit down and remove them the rest of the way.

• Book of the Week Ideas:  
- Sign "sleep" when you come to the illustration of the sleeping dinosaur.
- Point out that the door is a rectangle.
- Look for white objects in the illustrations.

• Fine Motor Skill:  
Put together peg puzzles.  Encourage the child to pick up the puzzle piece using his thumb and index finger.

• Gross Motor Skill:  
Bubble Fun - Blow bubbles and encourage the child to catch, step on, and pop the bubbles as they float to the ground.  Bubbles are fun in the bathtub too (make sure the child is sitting down).

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