February -- Week 3

Ideal for
16 months -
2 1/2 years

out of the children's hands and cotton balls.
Be Lambs: Get down on all fours. Introduce a ball to roll to each other while being lambs. Recite:
"Love one another." John 13:35


A Man Hunts for His Lost Sheep
page 112

Attention Getter: Tell this story while looking for toy or paper sheep around the classroom.

Sign Language: Cup
From BabySignLanguage.com


I Just Wanna Be A Sheep

I just wanna be a sheep
Baa, baa, baa, baa
I just wanna be a sheep
Baa, baa, baa, baa
I pray the Lord my soul to keep
I just wanna be a sheep
Baa, baa, baa, baa


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Planning Ideas

Flash Cards and/or Felt Shapes:

Letters: M, N

Number: 8

Color: Pink

Shape: Heart

TUESDAY Make this Hearts Lamb Craft From First-School. For sensory experience have children Touch Wool mittens, sweater or yarn.
WEDNESDAY Teach all or some of this The Lost Sheep lesson and crafts. Turn the Dramatic Play Area into a Pasture: Green cloth or small rug for grass, Blue cloth for a river or lake, Stuffed sheep and lambs or take turns being lambs and shephers, Blocks to build a sheepfold, Crook, Shepherd’s clothes, etc.
THURSDAY Choose one or more ways to use these Scripture Sheep.


Mary Had A Little Lamb

FRIDAY Make Abel the Shepherd. Play with Playdough and provide lamb cookie cutters, if available.


Animal Crackers


Cookie-Cutter Sheep

Kix Cereal

Graham Crackers


Cookie-Cutter Sheep: Allow children to cut sheep shapes from white bread using a cookie cutter. Then, provide plastic knives for them to spread flavored softened cream cheese atop their sheep shapes.

Heres's Mary Had A Little Lamb Nursery Rhyme Crafts


Baa, Baa Black Sheep Nursery Rhyme Crafts.

Make this Lamb Paper Plate Craft. Print the Bible words, "Love one another." John 13:35, on color sheets and as many of the kids' art projects as possible. Repeat the words out loud as much as possible. Encourage the children to love one another throughout the day.

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