January -- Week 2


Ideal for
16 months -
2 1/2 years
MONDAY Choose some activities from David and Jonathan from Mission Arlington. Toy Wash & Swap
Fire Prevention
"The Lord looks on the heart." 1 Samuel 16:7


David Is Strong, page 62
David Isn't Afraid, page 65

Sign Language: Up
From BabySignLanguage.com


David Loved God
Action Rhyme

David Loved God.
(Raise arms upward)
He loved others, too.
(Spread hands, palms up.)
I will love God
(Raise arms upward.)
And I love you.
(Hugs for everyone.)


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Planning Ideas

Flash Cards and/or Felt Shapes:

Letters: K, L

Number: 7

Color: Green

Shape: Review

TUESDAY Choose some activities from David the Shepherd. Glue cotton balls onto this Lamb from DLTK Kids.
WEDNESDAY Choose some activities from David Bible Crafts and Activities. Line up empty 2-liter soda bottles or baby bottles and use a ball to make a bowling game. Talk about how David "knocked that giant down" because he had faith and trusted in God. After the story, give each child five turns (representing the 5 shiny stones David picked) rolling the ball to knock down the bottles.
THURSDAY Choose some activities from David and Goliath from Mission Arlington. Do Marble Painting with five stones.
FRIDAY Choose some activities from King David from Mission Arlington. Put pictures of castles in your block area, and encourage children to build their own castles.

Malted Milk Balls(Stones)

Seedless Grapes

Cheese Chunks



Life-size Goliath.

He was 9 feet tall! Draw a simple "Goliath" on a piece of butcher paper. Have the children help you color him and place him on the wall. Compare your height to his.

Watch Veggie Tales'
King George and the Ducky


Dave & the Giant Pickle

David Dress-Up

Provide a robe and stuffed sheep for David the shepherd, a crown for David the king, etc.


I have two friends, (hold up 2 fingers on one hand)
And they have me; (hold up 1 finger on other hand)
Two friends and me, (bend each finger)
That's one, two, three (hold up fingers)

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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)