Bible and Books:

The Widow's Offering
Scripture: Mark 12:41-43
The Beginner's Bible for Toddlers : pg 144-147
Through the Bible in Felt : pg 216

Verse:

Psalm 23:1 - The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want.
Tune:  Are You Sleeping
The Lord is my Shepherd; (repeat)
I shall not want. (repeat)
The Lord is my Shepherd;
I shall not want.
Psalm 23:1 (repeat)

Songs and Poems:

O Be Careful (Traditional) - YouTube
O be careful little eyes what you see (point to eyes)
O be careful little eyes what you see
For the Father up above (point up for Jesus)
Is looking down in love (put hand to eyes and look down)
O be careful little eyes what you see

Additional Verses:
…little hands what you do
…little feet where you go
…little ears what you hear
…little mouth what you say
…little mind what you think

ABCJLM Activities and Crafts:

- Tithe Sponge paint the Tithe Poster using coin shaped (circle) sponges.  Glue on a piece of construction paper.

• Fine Motor Skill:
Heart Envelope Cut and Create My Heart Envelope for God
Create an envelope from the Heart Envelope template.  Follow the directions on the pdf.  Allow the child to fill the envelope with money to give to God during the church offering.

- My Giving Bank: Make a bank out of a cylinder container.  Cut a slit in the lid.  Decorate and write, "I Can Give to God."  Place coins and money in the bank to give to church, missionaries, or other ministries.

- The main point behind tithing is that all we have is not ours but God's.  He asks that we give some back to Him with a happy heart.

- As a family choose a place to serve and give (i.e. Local Soup Kitchen, help an elderly neighbor, make cookies for someone, give to Good Will, Samaritan's Purse)

- Use Halloween candy to teach tithing.

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