Objective: God wants us to obey Him
Definition: Doing what you are told, right away, and with a happy heart.
Opposite: Defiant, rebelling
Big Thoughts for Little People: Letter M
James 1:22 (NLT) - But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says.
Tune: London Bridges
Don't just listen to God's Word. (shake head, point to ear, make book with hands)
To God's Word, to God's Word.
You must do-- what it says. (point, shout "What is says")
James one twenty-two. (make book with hands, one finger, two fingers)
• Trust and Obey (Traditional)
Trust and obey (march in place and then salute)
For there's no other way (cross arms in front of body)
To be happy in Jesus (move fingers to make happy smile at mouth)
But to trust and obey (march in place and then salute)
Paint "fire" on a piece of paper using red, orange, and yellow paint. Add the title "I Will Obey." (image by jamie)
- Make Firey Crayons (Unknown Source)
Gather old red, yellow, and orange crayons. Remove the paper and break the crayons into small pieces. Fill muffin tin cups halfway full with a mixture of the broken crayons. Place the crayons in a 250 degree oven and wait. Because different brands of crayons are made of different ingredients, the crayons will melt at varying speeds. Once the crayons are totally melted, use a toothpick to swirl the colors together. Remove the tin and allow the crayons to cool. The crayon material contracts as it gets cold making the new crayons easy to pop out of the muffin tin. Read more ...
- Play "Simon Says" to coincide with the obedience theme.
- Beautiful Feet
Paint the bottom of the child's foot. On a large piece of paper have the child create foot prints. Add the title, "Beautiful Feet." Discuss how our feet are beautiful when they are obeying.
- Peanut created the Firey Furnace with Duplo Legos
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