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Lesson 1

BIG IDEA: God’s Story for YOU


Step 1
I...learn
BIG BIG POINT: Believe God has a story and
a plan for you
PICTURE:
Step 2 BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have
My Story
I... grow
for you” declares the Lord, “plans to
prosper you and not harm you, plans to
God’s Story give you a hope and a future”
Step 3 Jeremiah 29:11
I...do
Bible Story Focus: John the Baptist

Morning TEACHING
Lesson 1- DVD teaching
Step 1
Carson discovers that God is writing a story of his life and if he chooses to follow
I...learn .
God’s story it will be one full of fun and exciting things.

AM Big message & wrap up


1 & 2 year old’s 3-5 year olds

Props Needed : ‘Dumbo’ Story Book Props Needed : Picture of ‘Dumbo’, Grasshopper
Read a short version of the story of Dumbo was born with big ears that he was embarrassed about,
Dumbo. but it was his big ears that he could use to fly. Just like Dumbo
Dumbo was born with big ears that he was was made special God has made each one of us very special and
he has a very special plan for each of us.
embarrassed about, but it was his big ears
There is a story in the Bible of a man named John.
that he could use to fly. Just like Dumbo Elizabeth and Zacharias were Johns parents. They taught John
was made special God has made each about God and told him that he had a special job to do for God.
one of us very special and he has a very John was different than most people of his time -- He lived out in
special plan for each of us. the wilderness. He dressed in clothes that were made from
There is a story in the Bible of a man camel's hair and ate things that he found in the desert like locust
name John. God knew John before he was (grasshoppers) and wild honey.
born and He had a special job for John to One day God's words came to John and John began to preach to
do when he grew up. Johns mum and the people what God had told him. He told them to "Stop doing
dad’s names were Elizabeth and Zacha- wrong and get ready because the Savior was coming." He would
baptize the people who came to him and said they wanted to stop
rias. They taught John about God. John
doing wrong. Soon people began to call him John the Bap-
was different to many people because he tist. People from all over would come out to the wilderness and
ate grasshoppers and honey and his listen to John the Baptist. Some people thought he was their
clothes were made from a camel. promised Savior, but John told them that he wasn't and that his
The special job God had for John was for job was to tell people about the Savior and get them ready to
him to tell others about Jesus and get meet him.
them ready to meet him. God knew who John was before he was even born and had a spe-
God wants you to grow up and be just like cial job for him. God also knew who you were before you were
Jesus and serve him. born and has a special job for you to do.
Remind children that God loves them very Ask children what they would like to be when they grow up? You
may grow up to be a minister or a teacher or a great evangelist or
much and he has a very special plan for
you may be a fireman, or a secretary or a mommy or daddy. No
each one of them! matter what you become God wants you to grow up to be like
Jesus and serve him. He wants you to tell others about Jesus
just like John the Baptist and tell them to be ready because Je-
sus is coming again.
KDG’s –Lesson 1
BIG IDEA: God’s Story for YOU

Step 2 BIG POINT: Believe God has a story and a plan for you
I...grow
BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the
Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to
give you a hope and a future”. Jeremiah 29:11

Bible Story Focus: John the Baptist

(To be completed in small group time)

I CONNECT: Discuss with the kids what they would like to be when they grow
up.

I CHAT: What was the name of the man in our story today?

What was the special job that God had for John to do?

What does God want us to grow up and be like and serve?

I SPEAK: God has a special plan for me

I PRAY: Dear God, Thank you for making us. You knew us before we were
even born. Help us to be more like Jesus. Help us to know your plan for my life
and to tell others about you. Amen

CRAFT: Locus Puppet Craft


Step 3
I...do Need: See KDG Craft Manual
Night Teaching—Lesson 1

BIG IDEA: God’s Story for YOU


Step 1 BIG POINT: Believe God has a story and a plan for you
BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the Lord, “plans
I...learn to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a fu-
ture”. Jeremiah 29:11
Bible Story Focus: John the Baptist

Lesson 1—PM
Weekly Object: A Giant Story Book

1 & 2 year old’s 3-5 year olds


Need: A giant story book Need: A giant story book

Read a book of your choice to the children. At the Read a book of your choice to the children. At
end of the story, point out a few of your favourite the end of the story, ask a few questions about
characters in the book. Comment on the colour of the characters in the book. Ask the children who
their clothes, shoes, facial expression etc their favourite character was and why it was their
favourite.
Wrap-Up: Wrap-Up:
Just as we love.....in the book, God also loves us! Just as we are fascinated by the characters in the
Yes you and you and you! There is a grand story book, God is also fascinated by us! Yes you and
happening at the moment and you are part of it! you and you! There is a grand story happening at
The bible tells us that God has a special story for the moment and you are part of it! The bible tells
your life—yes you & you & you... And all of our sto- us that God has a special story for your life—yes
ries will be different because Sarah is different from you & you & you... And all of our stories will be dif-
Pauline and Pauline doesn't look anything like Sam ferent because Sarah is different from Pauline and
and Sam definitely isn’t a girl! Pauline doesn't look anything like Sam and Sam
Thank you God for your story for us and we pray definitely isn’t a girl!
that nothing will stop your planned story for us! So how do you find out your God story? Ask God!
Amen! How do you ask God ? Open your mouth and use
your words, just like praying! It’s that easy! Let’s
pray together...

(To be completed during supper time)


Step 2
I SPEAK: God has a special plan for me
I...grow

Step 3 Colouring Sheet


Colouring Sheets 
I...do
Colouring Sheets 
Lesson 2
BIG IDEA: God wants to use me
Step 1
I...learn
BIG BIG POINT: Believe God has given you
gifts and talents to contribute to His story
PICTURE:
Step 2 BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have
I... grow
My Story for you” declares the Lord, “plans to
prosper you and not to harm you, plans
God’s Story to give you a hope and a future”.
Step 3 Jeremiah 29:11
I...do
Bible Story Focus: Joseph Interprets
Pharoahs Dream

Morning TEACHING
Lesson 2- DVD teaching
Step 1
Sarah discovers that God has given her gifts and talents to help others get to know
I...learn .
him.

AM Big message & wrap up


1 & 2 year olds 3-5 year olds
Props Needed : Picture of Tinkerbell or Props Needed : Picture of Tinkerbell or Tinkerbell Toy,
Tinkerbell Toy Ask children who is good at running? Hoping? Singing? Get
Show picture/toy of Tinkerbell. some of them to come up the front and show everyone.
Tinkerbell wanted to have the same gifts Each one of us is good at something. God has made each
one of us very special and he has given each one of us
as her other friends. She tried to do what
unique gifts and talents that we can use to serve God.
they had been given to do instead of Tinkerbell wanted to have the same gifts as her other friends.
doing what she was given to do. When She tried to do what they had been given to do instead of
Tinkerbell used her gifts she made a big doing what she was given to do. Does anyone remember
difference and helped all the other fair- what special talent Tinkerbell was given? When Tinkerbell
ies. He part to play was important. You used her gifts she made a big difference and helped all the
have a very important part to play too. other fairies. He part to play was important. You have a very
There is a story in the Bible of a King who important part to play too.
had a BIG problem. One night the King There is a story in the Bible of a king named Pharaoh who
had a really strange dream. The Kings had a BIG problem. One night the king had a really strange
dream. The kings dream was very important but he didn’t
dream was very important but he didn’t
know what the dream meant.
know what the dream meant. One day someone in the palace told the king that he knew
God gave a man named Joseph a someone named Joseph who could tell him what his dream
special gift and he was able to tell the meant. The King sent for Joseph. Joseph told him, "I can't tell
King what his dream meant. you what your dream means, but God can tell us what it
God made you just the way he wanted means."
to make you. You are different than God gave Joseph a very special ability. Joseph was able to
every other person. God wants you to help Egypt by telling Pharaoh what his dream meant. God
use the special abilities he gave you to gives each one of us special abilities to help others. Even
help others, just like Joseph did. though you may think there is nothing really special about
you, there is! God made you just the way he wanted to
make you. You are different than every other person. God
may have given you a special ability such as singing, draw-
ing, teaching others, or helping others. God wants you to use
the special abilities he gave you to help others, just like Jo-
seph did.
KDG’s –Lesson 2
BIG IDEA: God wants to use me

Step 2 BIG POINT: Believe God has given you gifts and talents to
I...grow contribute to His story.

BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the
Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to
give you a hope and a future”. Jeremiah 29:11

Bible Story Focus: Joseph Interprets Pharaohs Dreams

(To be completed in small group time)

I CONNECT: God has given us lots of gifts and talents. Ask kids to share some
things they are good at and what they can do for God.

I CHAT: Who helped the King in the story today?

What does God want us to do with the gifts and talents he has given
us?

What can you do this week to show Gods love through the special
gifts and talents God has given you?

I SPEAK: God wants to use me

I PRAY: Dear God, We thank you for making us, and giving each of us special
abilities so that we can do what you created us for. Help us to discover what
those abilities are so that we can help in every way we can. Amen.

CRAFT: God Gave Me Special Abilities Sheet


Step 3 Need: See KDG Craft Manual
I...do
Night Teaching—Lesson 2

BIG IDEA: God wants to use me


Step 1 BIG POINT: Believe God has given you gifts and talents to contribute to His
story.
I...learn BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the Lord, “plans
to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a fu-
ture”. Jeremiah 29:11
Bible Story Focus: Joseph Interprets Pharaohs Dream

Lesson 2—PM
Weekly Object: A Magnifying Glass/Binoculars/Tool of any kind

1 & 2 year old’s 3-5 year olds

Need: Please see above Need: Please see above

Have a few tools ready at hand. Ask the children Have a few tools ready at hand. Ask the children
what those tools are for i.e hairdryer, magnifying what those tools are for i.e hairdryer, magnifying
glass, binoculars etc. glass, binoculars etc.
Yes, these tools helps us to do things and they Yes, these tools helps us to do things and they
have a purpose. have a purpose.
Now what about you and I? Do we have a pur- Now what about you and I? Do we have a pur-
pose? What do you think the Bible tells us? pose? What do you think the Bible tells us?
Let’s check the Bible! Let’s check the Bible!
The Bible tells us that God created us because He The Bible tells us that God created us because He
loves us and also He created us for one another! loves us and also He created us for one another!
God made Eve as a friend to Adam and God God made Eve as a friend to Adam and God
made Justin as a friend for Jones and Shamaya for made Justin as a friend for Jones and Shamaya
Bronte ...keep going along the names of the chil- for Bronte ...keep going along the names of the
dren. See, God created us so that we can be children. See, God created us so that we can be
friends to each other, be a good brother or sister friends to each other, be a good brother or sister
to your family and a great child to your mum and to your family and a great child to your mum and
dad! dad!
Dear God, please teach us to be who you have Dear God, please teach us to be who you have
made us to be! made us to be!

(To be completed during supper time)


Step 2
I...grow I SPEAK: God wants to use me

Colouring Sheets 
Step 3 Colouring Sheet
I...do
Colouring Sheets 
Lesson 3
BIG IDEA: God wants me to live right
Step 1
I...learn
BIG BIG POINT: Believe that you can live a life
that honour God
PICTURE: Step 2 BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have
I... grow
My Story for you” declares the Lord, “plans to pros-
per you and not to harm you, plans to
God’s Story give you a hope and a future”. Jeremiah
Step 3 29:11
I...do
Bible Story Focus: Daniel in Lions
Den

Morning TEACHING
Lesson 3- DVD teaching
Step 1
Elisha is surrounded by cup cakes and discovers that sharing with friends is the
I...learn . best thing to do rather than eat them all by herself... that would be living her best
for Jesus.

AM Big message & wrap up


1 & 2 year old’s 3-5 year olds
Props Needed : Pictures of Pinocchio, Soft Props Needed : Crown for King, Mask for Lion, Sword for sol-
lion toy dier, Angel wings
Pinocchio had to make good choices and We make lots of choices everyday….what we will eat for
be very brave and honest. He had to put his breakfast, what we will wear, what we will play with, what
father before himself to become a real boy. story mum will read to us at bedtime….. To live a good God
Just like Pinocchio made good choices God story for your life, we need to make good choices. God
wants us to make good choices and live wants us to make good choices and live right.
right. Have you ever been to the zoo? Did you see lions in a big
Who can make the sound of a lion? Our den? Did the zoo keepers let you go in a pat the lion? No
story from the Bible today is about a boy that would be very dangerous wouldn’t it. Well today I’m
named Daniel who had to spend a whole going to tell you a story of a man named Daniel who had to
night with some lions. spend a whole night with some lions.
Daniel learned to love God and he wanted Get some kids to act out the following roles : Daniel, King,
to do what was right. Darius was the king of Lion, Soldier, Angel
Babylon and Daniel was his helper. When Daniel learned to love God and he wanted to do what was
everyone was told to pray to king Darius, right. Darius was the king of Babylon and Daniel was his
Daniel only prayed to God because he helper. The kings other helpers didn’t like Daniel. They said to
loved God. He made the right choice. Be- the king “ You should make a new law that everyone must
cause he wouldn’t pray to the king he was pray to you for the next 30 days and if they disobey they will
thrown into a big pit full of lions. He was not be thrown in with the lions”. So the king made the new law.
afraid because he knew God would be with When everyone was told to pray to king Darius, Daniel only
him. Daniel spent the night with the lions but prayed to God because he loved God. He made the right
God sent an angel to protect him. King choice but because he wouldn’t pray to the king the sol-
Darius ordered everyone to honour and re- diers threw him into a big pit full of lions. He was not afraid
spect God. When you make the right because he knew God would be with him. Daniel spent the
choice, you are deciding to live like God night with the lions but God sent an angel to protect him.
wants you to live, just like Daniel did. King Darius ordered everyone to honour and respect God.
You can decide if you will be happy or sad, or obey mum
and dad when they ask you to get ready for bed. These
choices are important. When you make the right choice,
you are deciding to live like God wants you to live, just like
Daniel did.
KDG’s –Lesson 3
BIG IDEA: God wants me to live right

Step 2 BIG POINT: Believe that you can live a life that honours God
I...grow
BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the
Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to
give you a hope and a future”. Jeremiah 29:11

Bible Story Focus: Daniel in Lions Den

(To be completed in small group time)

I CONNECT: Ask kids if your statement is RIGHT or WRONG…


I eat food with me feet?
I can sing a song with my ears?
I can scream all the time?
I CHAT: When the king told everyone to pray to him what did Daniel do?

What happened to Daniel because he didn’t pray to the king?

Talk about some good choices you can make this week.

I SPEAK: God wants me to live right

I PRAY: Father, Thank you for giving us your words. Help us to remember them
and learn from them so that we will make good choices. Amen.

CRAFT: Lion Mask


Step 3
I...do Need: See KDG Craft Manual
Night Teaching—Lesson 3

BIG IDEA: God wants me to live right


Step 1 BIG POINT: Believe that you can live a life that honour God
BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the Lord, “plans
I...learn to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a fu-
ture”. Jeremiah 29:11
Bible Story Focus: Daniel in Lions Den

Lesson 3—PM
Weekly Object: Blindfold a child!

1 & 2 year old’s 3-5 year olds

Need: Book : Daniel in the lion’s den Need: Please see above
Choose a 5 year old or a child leader.
Read the story to the children. The child is instructed to find a toy of your choice
from a box/table etc.
Boys and girls, when we choose to live life God’s Boys and girls, it’s almost impossible to find what
way, He will always find a way to rescue us! we want when we can’t see. Now what happens
when I take off this blindfold? (The child should be
easily able to find the toy now)
God wants us to live a good and happy life in-
stead of a sad and angry life. But if we can’t see
and don’t really know who to, it’s really difficult to
live out God’s plan for us—just like being blinded
with a blindfold. We want to do the right thing but
we can’t.
There was a young man in the Bible called Daniel
who followed God’s advise and because he lis-
tened to God, God rescued him from all sorts of
dangerous situations...even from the lions!
Tell the story of Daniel in the lions’ den to the chil-
dren.
Boys and girls, when we choose to live life God’s
way, He will always find a way to rescue us!

(To be completed during supper time)


Step 2
I...grow I SPEAK: God wants me to live right

Colouring Sheets 
Step 3 Colouring Sheet
I...do Colouring Sheets 
Lesson 4
BIG IDEA: My story can help others know
Step 1 God
I...learn
BIG
BIG POINT: Believe your story can help
PICTURE: Step 2
others know God
I... grow
My Story BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have
for you” declares the Lord, “plans to
God’s Story prosper you and not to harm you, plans
Step 3 to give you a hope and a future”.
I...do Jeremiah 29:11

Bible Story Focus: Paul

Morning TEACHING
Lesson 4- DVD teaching
Step 1 Sophie reads her God story book and realises that her story can help others know
I...learn . about Jesus.

AM Big message & wrap up


1 & 2 year old’s 3-5 year olds
Props Needed : Small suitcase/bag Props Needed : Backpack filled with 5-6 items you
filled with 4-5 items you might take on might take on a trip (torch, toothbrush, brush, bin-
trip (blanket, teddy, brush, oculars, teddy etc)
toothbrush, story book) Who likes going on a trip or a holiday? I brought
Who likes going on a trip or a holiday my bag to show you some things I take on a trip
with Mum and Dad? I brought my with me. Show kids the items in your bag then put
bag to show you some things you them back in to the bag. Ask children to see if they
might take on your holiday. Show kids can remember the items that were in the bag.
the items in your bag then put them There is a story in the Bible of a man named Paul
back in to the bag. who God sent on lots of trips to tell people about
There is a story in the Bible of a man Jesus. What do you think Paul might have taken on
named Paul who God sent on lots of his journey?
trips to tell people about Jesus. Not It wasn’t always easy for Paul, not everyone liked
everyone liked hearing about Jesus hearing about Jesus and some people were very
and some people were very mean to mean to him….he even ended up in jail. But Paul
him, but Paul loved Jesus very much loved Jesus very much and when he was in jail he
and he still told others about him. even sang to him. Sing “Jesus Loves Me”.
Even though you are still little God Telling your story about how much you love Jesus is
can use you to tell others about Je- not always going to be easy, like it wasn’t for Paul
sus….you can show others his love. but God never left Paul and he will never leave
You can play nicely with your friends you because he loves you very much.
at Cubby House and you can give Share something that God has done in your life.
your mum and dad lots of cuddles
and kisses.
KDG’s –Lesson 4
BIG IDEA: My story can help others know God

Step 2 BIG POINT: believe your story can help others know God
I...grow
BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the
Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to
give you a hope and a future”. Jeremiah 29:11

Bible Story Focus: Paul

(To be completed in small group time)

I CONNECT: Play a game of Chinese whispers saying ‘Jesus loves you very
much’.

I CHAT: What were two items that were in the backpack/suitcase?

What did Paul travel all around the world doing?

Share something God has done in your life?

I SPEAK: My story can help others know God

I PRAY: Thank you Jesus that you love us and that you gave your life for us.
Help us to share our story so that others can know Jesus. We love you, Amen.

Step 3 CRAFT: Pauls Travel Bag


I...do
Need: See KDG Craft Manual
Night Teaching—Lesson 4

BIG IDEA: My story can help others know God


Step 1 BIG POINT: Believe your story can help others know God
BIG WORD: “For I know the plans I have for you” declares the Lord, “plans
I...learn to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a fu-
ture”. Jeremiah 29:11
Bible Story Focus: Paul

Lesson 4—PM
Weekly Object: Printable Colouring Book

1 & 2 year old’s 3-5 year olds

Need: Need: Please see above

Please print out the colouring story book and read Please print out the colouring story book and read
them to the children. However, please use your them to the children. However, please use your
own words and modify them to suit your audience. own words and modify them to suit your audi-
The words used in the book are not suitable for ence. The words used in the book are not suitable
toddlers but as they are yet able to read, we can for preschoolers but as they are yet able to read,
comfortably change them. we can comfortably change them.

Action : Whisper to your friend that you love Jesus!

(To be completed during supper time)


Step 2
I SPEAK: My story can help others know God
I...grow

Colouring Sheets 
Step 3 Colouring Sheet
I...do Colouring Sheets 

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