Adam and Eve, Animals,
Children will learn that God gave Adam some big jobs. Adam was to
take care of the beautiful garden God created, and Adam also got to
name all of the animals.
|AS KIDS ARRIVE (10 minutes)
| As the children arrive, have lots of stuffed animals
placed in various locations around the room. Have the children walk
around the room and tell you the types of animals they see. Ask them
if they have ever seen any of these animals in real life? Ask them
if they have ever been to a zoo to see all the different types of
animals God has created.
|WORSHIP TIME (5 minutes) Further info? Click
|BIBLE VERSE (7 minutes)
|"God made all sorts of wild animals, livestock, and small animals, each able to produce offspring of the same kind.” Genesis 1:25a (NLT)
Write the verse on the board.
Point to each word as you recite the verse as a class.
|BIBLE STORY (15
|Gather the children around you in preparation for story
Read Genesis 2:15-22
1. What was our story about today? (Adam and Eve.)
2. Why did God put Adam in the Garden of Eden? (To take care
of the beautiful garden.)
3. Why did God bring all of the animals to Adam? (To see
what he would name them.)
4. Do you think it would have been a big job to name all of the
5. Were any of the animals a suitable helper for Adam? (No.)
6. How did God create a helper for Adam? (God, made Adam
fall into a deep sleep and then He created a woman using a rib he
took from Adam.)
|FUN TIME (10 minutes)
|Adam Names the Animals
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|ALTERNATE FUN TIME (10 minutes)
|The Garden of Eden (Activity)
|PRAYER/SNACK (10 minutes) Further
|Start by praying to God and thanking Him for His loving
kindness. Give the children a snack of animal crackers.
|As the children wait to be picked up, let
them name some of the stuffed animals that are located around the
room. As you point to the various animals have the children tell you
what types of noises the animals make.
During your closing prayer
make sure that you have the children thank God for His love and kindness
and for creating such a beautiful place for us to live.
|Next week we will learn about something terrible that
took place in the garden, something so bad it still affects us today.
|TAKE HOME PAGE
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