August -- Week 2
16 months -
2 1/2 years
SPECIAL TOYS & GAMES BIBLE LANGUAGE MONDAY Print out this Bear (from DLTK-Teach) on tan paper. Paint with white glue and sprinkle unused coffee grounds over the glue for a textured bear. Toy Wash & Swap
Recite: "God created all things." John 1:3
God Makes People, page 8
Attention Getter: Tell this story while playing with playdough and talking about how God formed Adam like forming shapes out of playdough.
Sign Language: Bear
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TUESDAY Play with Red or Brown Playdough, be sure to provide some bear-shaped cookie cutters. Play Hide the Bears--I hide stuffed bears all around and have the children collect them. This can be an indoor or outdoor game. WEDNESDAY Choose one or more of these Adam & Eve crafts. Block Day! Build rooms for the stuffed bears. THURSDAY Baby Bears--Have a stuffed bear for everyone and baby care supplies: receiving blankets, burp rags, toy bottles, etc. Show the children how to care for their baby bears Teddy Bear Freeze--Give everyone a stuffed bear to dance with. Play lively music and everyone dance. When the music stops, everyone FREEZE! FRIDAY Read
or use these Felt Board Characters (scroll down).
Bear Feet--Get a couple of pair of those "bear feet" slippers and have the children take turns walking in them. You could also make some Bear Feet by adapting these Dinosaur Feet (scroll down) and calling them Bear Feet. SNACKS & ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES Snacks
Toast cut with Bear cookie cutter and drizzled with honey
Read and act out
Print out this
Polar Bear from DLTK Teach, paint with white glue and sprinkle salt on it.
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All praise and glory go to my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Apart from Him, I could do nothing. (John 15:5)