The outline presented below is a sample that represents
a typical program, there can be changes from week to week
as different components are added or left out of the program
as time allows.
Sometimes the Bible message goes longer than expected
and we are not able to do the review questions or other
components. We put this sample up here not to be something
that is concrete, but will give you an idea of how we
organize our programs.
Each week is usually a little different from the previous
but mostly the same. When there is a regular order of
things from week to week and the children are familiar
with it, they are more comfortable and learn more
The times listed below are appoximate so don't feel bad
if things don't flow just perfectly, they rarely do for
us as well. When working with children we have to be flexible,
adaptable and excercise patience.
Teacher's Lesson Plan / Helps:
Sample Coloring Page (Look up Bible
Verses and fill in the blanks when applicable.)
Just a handful of children get here early to do
this, the rest will work on these during the Class
Breakouts below. Students who arrived early and
finished their coloring pages usually like to become
the teacher's helpers with the younger class members.
the Coloring Pages online.
Below is a sample of what we did in one program.
The Lamp Song – Psalm 119:105 (1 time through)
Ask, Ask, Ask – John 16:24 (2 times through)
MV Review: "Now therefore go … "
– Exodus 4:12
And This Is Love – 2 John 6 (2 times)
Scripture Song PowerPoint Example - Download Order
Bible Scripture Song Cd's and Music books online
Something in the Box and/or Nature Discovery 9:43-47
Something in the Box - Learn
more here, see an example.
Nature Discovery - High
(Note: We will almost always have the Something
in the Box activity, however we only ocassionally
have time for a Nature Discovery section.)
The church where we are currently working uses
Bible First"* set of lessons, and
their associated materials such as their memory
verse page and memory verse card. Also lesson papers
are handed out to visitors at this time.**
Bible First" lessons are designed
for ages 7-10 and cover the Bible from Genesis to
Revelation in 3 years.
**Note: Regular students receive their "My
Bible First" lessons at the beginning
of each quarter so visting children are the only
ones to receive lesson papers at the end of the
This spread sheet of teacher lesson plans will help you
to see how we taught the lessons during the past few months.
You will need a spreadsheet program like Microsoft Excel
to view it. Download
Alternatively, here is a Template that you can use by filling in the blanks by hand.