May -- Week 1
Children of the World

Ideal for
16 months -
2 1/2 years
MONDAY On an Inflatable Globe (or world map), place a star on the U.S. Talk about other countries and highlight some things the children of those countries might do. Point out differences and likenesses.

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"Let the children come to me."
Matthew 19:14


Jesus Loves Boys and Girls
page 116

Sign Language: Child


Jesus Loves the Little Children

Jesus loves the little children
All the children of the world
Red, brown, yellow, black and white
They're all precious in His sight
Jesus loves the little children of the world!


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Planning Ideas

Flash Cards and/or Felt Shapes:

Letters: S, T

Numbers: Review 1-10

Color: White

Shape: Review

TUESDAY Discuss how Jesus loves children. Print on strips of paper: "Jesus (heart shape)(child's name)." and have the children decorate. Explore Music from other countries: London Bridge (England), Day-O (Jamacia), Did You Ever See a Lassie? (Scotland), I Am a Pretty Little Dutch Girl (Holland), Waltzing Matilda (Australia), Kum Ba Yah (Africa), Frere Jacques (France), can you think of more?
WEDNESDAY Teach all or some of this Jesus and the Children lesson and activities from Mission Arlington. Memory Verse Toss: Toss around a small ball or beanie baby. The one who catches the ball says the memory verse.
THURSDAY Create with Playdough: While playing with playdough, discuss how God created us and all the children of the world. Before class make a Multicultural Book. Explore the book and talk about the different features on different people.
FRIDAY Make a class Unity Wreath. Ball Day! Toss around some Inflatable Globes.

Bread Sticks

Fish Crackers

Oyster Crackers

Kix Cereal

Fruit Salad

Children of the World Art

Have the children paint a paper plate blue and green to resemble the world. After they dry, have children glue pre-cut magazine pictures of children of all nations (old National Geographic and health magazines are good sources).

Choose a Bookmark to make.

You are Special
Tune: Are You Sleeping?

(Child's name) is special,
(Child's name) is special,
Jesus says,
Jesus says,
He says so in the Bible,
He says so in the Bible,
Yes it does,
Yes it does.

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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)