The backbone of any Bible curriculum resource is its study plan or what is often called its “scope and sequence.” God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers’ study plan can be downloaded here.
Activities Considered Appropriate for Non-Readers
Kids vary in their abilities to do certain types of activities as well as in their interests. We've tried to identify activities based on a child's reading ability. The activities below should be appropriate for non-readers or children typically in preschool. Keep in mind that many of these activities will also be appropriate for readers. Some activities, like Bible story summaries, assume the parent is able to read the story to the child.
This 16-page, downloadable booklet explains the philosophy behind God’s Unfolding Story for Older Preschoolers and includes sections on how to use the curriculum, the Suggested Study Sequence, a Supplies and Equipment List, and an article on understanding older preschoolers.
Following the miracles of the loaves and fish in John 6, Jesus had to remind His followers to not be so impressed with earthly bread. This Bread of Life Teaching Picture will help children remember that Jesus is the only One who can give us satisfaction.
Following the miracles of the loaves and fish, Jesus had to remind His followers to not be so impressed with earthly bread. This Bread of Life Coloring Page will help children remember that Jesus is the only One who can give us satisfaction.
This Creation Handprint Craft relates to the creation story and will help children remember that God made the world. This is an important truth that all kids need to understand and believe. It will help lay the foundation for a biblical faith as the child grows.
This Easter handprint craft relates to the resurrection and will reinforce for children the simple truth that Jesus paid the price for our sins. A list of supplies needed for they typical handprint craft is included in the PDF, but the instructions are self-explanatory.
This Noah handprint craft relates to Noah’s ark when he sent out a dove that returned with an olive leaf in her beak (Gen. 8:11). The story will help kids learn that God provides salvation for those who trust Him. The God of the Bible is still a God of salvation!
In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave his disciples a model prayer to teach them how to pray. This Jesus Taught Us How to Pray Teaching Picture will help kids remember that prayer is important to God and that we are not to pray to impress others.
During the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus taught that Christians should be salt (preserve and add flavor) and light (guiding the way) to our world. This free jigsaw puzzle activity will help kids learn that they are also to be “salt and light” to the world around them.
During the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus taught that Christians should be like salt (adding flavor and preserving) and light (guiding the way). This free printable coloring page will help kids learn that they can also be “salt and light” to the world around them.