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Joy Explosion Team 3 – Even Years (Old Testament)

JANUARY

Lesson 1 Made by God
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

  • Oh Who Can Make a Flower?
  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
  • Day 1, Day 1 (Creation Song)
  • He’s Still Working on Me
  • Let the Sunshine In
  • Blue Skies and Rainbows

Memory Verse: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” Genesis 1:1

Boy Puppets: Harold, Grandpa
Girl Puppets:
Other:
Transparencies: None
Sound Effects: None
Props: Baby Food Jar with living bugs, Rubber Stamp
Craft/Supplies: Coloring page
Lesson 2 Adam & Eve
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
  • Day 1, Day 1 Creation song
  • He’s Still Working on Me
  • Let the Sunshine In
  • Blue Skies & Rainbows
  • If I were a Butterfly

Memory Verse: “So God created Man in His own image, in the image of God He created Him; male and female He created them.” Genesis 1:27

Boy Puppets: Adam
Girl Puppets: Eve, Rose
Other:
Transparencies: None
Sound Effects: Reverb for God’s voice
Props: None
Craft/Supplies:
Lesson 3 Fall of Man
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
  • Day 1, Day 1 Creation Song
  • He’s Still Working One Me
  • Let the Sunshine In

Memory Verse: “Oh Lord, You have searched me and You know me.” Psalm 139:1

Boy Puppets: Adam
Girl Puppets: Eve
Other: Serpent
Transparencies: None
Sound Effects: Reverb for God’s voice
Props: None
Craft/Supplies: Cut out pictures of Adam & Eve and the Garden of Eden
Lesson 4 Cain & Abel
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse:

Boy Puppets: Seth
Girl Puppets: Rose
Other:
Transparencies: Beginner Bible Story
Sound Effects: Reverb for God’s voice
Props: Memory verse cards,
Craft/Supplies: Coloring sheet – Families are important to God
Children’s Bible Activity Sheets

APRIL

Lesson 1 Isaac the Peacemaker
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

  • Sharing Song

Memory Verse: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the sons of God” Matthew 5:9

Boy Puppets: Hank, Grandpa
Girl Puppets: Rose
Other:
Transparencies: None
Sound Effects: None
Props: Picture of well to use with review questions
Craft/Supplies: Coloring pages
Lesson 2 Jacob Gets Isaac’s Blessing
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

  • Sharing Song

Memory Verses:

  • Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Matthew 5:9
  • But seek first his Kingdom and his righteousness… Matthew 6:33
  • Children, obey your parents in everything… Colossians 3:20
  • If you love me, you will obey what I command. John 14:15
Boy Puppets: Bubba, Grandpa
Girl Puppets: Rose
Other:
Transparencies: None
Sound Effects: None
Props: Small Bible
Craft/Supplies: Cutout seed packet sheet

Flower seeds to put in paper seed packets

Lesson 3 Jacob’s Dream
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

  • Sharing Song

Memory Verse: “.. all peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring.” Genesis 28:14

Boy Puppets: Leroy, Lester, Professor
Girl Puppets: Lucy
Other:
Transparencies: Bible Story pictures
Sound Effects: None
Props: Small Bible
Craft/Supplies: Coloring pages
Lesson 4 Jacob Meets Esau
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse:

Boy Puppets: Professor
Girl Puppets: Rose
Other: Stage Hand
Transparencies: Beginner Bible picture story
Sound Effects: None
Props: Small Bible
Craft/Supplies:

JULY

Lesson 1 God Takes Care of the Israelites
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse: “Trust in the Lord, and do good.” Psalm 37:3

Boy Puppets: Leroy
Girl Puppets: Rose, Mrs, Matthews
Other:
Transparencies: Beginner Bible story pictures
Sound Effects: None
Props:
Craft/Supplies: Coloring page, Rice Krispies, Quail stickers
Lesson 2 The Law
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse: The law of the Lord is perfect. It gives us new strength.” Psalm 19:7

Boy Puppets: Thief, Speeder, Flyer, Moses
Girl Puppets:
Other:
Transparencies: None
Sound Effects: Honking, Speeding, Wind, Crashing sounds
Props: 10 Commandment Numbers, Whistle, Toy car steering wheel
Craft/Supplies: Coloring/Activity page
Lesson 3 Moses Sends 12 Spies
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse: “The Lord watches over all who love him.” Psalm 145:20

Boy Puppets: Leroy, Hank
Girl Puppets: Rose
Other:
Transparencies: Beginner Bible story pictures
Sound Effects: None
Props: T/F Answer Cards for review questions, Grapes with Questions
Craft/Supplies: Color page, Cutout grapes
Lesson 4 Joshua Becomes New Leader
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse: “One generation will commend your works to another: they will tell of your mighty acts.” Psalm 145:4

Boy Puppets:
Girl Puppets:
Other: 4 live actors for Israelites behind shadow screen
Transparencies: River background

Joshua’s Tips on How to be a Good Leader

Sound Effects: None
Props: Ark of the Covenant, Rocks, Costumes for actors
Craft/Supplies: Color/Activity page

OCTOBER

Lesson 1 Elijah and the Prophets of Baal
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse

Boy Puppets: Jose, Elijah
Girl Puppets: Gabby
Other: Stage Hand
Transparencies: Beginner Bible picture story
Sound Effects: None
Props: Memory Verse Cards
Craft/Supplies:
Lesson 2 Elijah’s Run
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse:

Boy Puppets: Billy
Girl Puppets: Roxie
Other:
Transparencies: “Help” letter series
Sound Effects: None
Props: None
Craft/Supplies:
Lesson 3 Elijah Taken to Heaven – Elisha Takes Over
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse:

Boy Puppets: Leroy, Professor
Girl Puppets: Rose
Other:
Transparencies: Beginner Bible picture story
Sound Effects: None
Props: Small Bible
Craft/Supplies:
Lesson 4 Elisha and Naaman the Leper
Teacher/Songs: Songs:

Memory Verse:

Boy Puppets: Hugh, Leroy
Girl Puppets: Rose, Veronica
Other: Stage Hand
Transparencies: Beginner Bible picture story
Sound Effects: None
Props: None
Craft/Supplies: