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God Creates LIGHT

“In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth…
And God said, ‘Let there be light.’ And there was light.
And God saw the light, that it was good” (Genesis 1:1, 3-5 KJV).

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God Creates SKY

God said, “Let there be a firmament in the midst of the

waters, and let it divide the waters (above) from the
waters (below) (Genesis 1:6–8 KJV).
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God Creates WATER

God said, “Let the water under the heaven be gathered

together unto one place and let the dry land appear: and it
was so. And God saw that it was good” (Genesis 1:9–10 KJV).

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God Creates LAND

“God said, Let the dry land appear, and it was so.
God called the dry land Earth; And God saw that
it was good” (Genesis 1:9-10 KJV).
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God Creates PLANTS

“And God said, ‘Let the bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed,
and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind… and it was so…
and God saw that it was good” (Genesis 1:11-13 KJV).
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God Creates SUN & STArS
God Creates SUN & STArS

“And God said, Let there be lights… to divide the day from
the God
“And night; andLet
said, letthere
for signs,
toand for the
divide seasons….
day from
the let them…
night; and letgive light
them upon
be for the and
signs, earth”
1:16–18 KJV).
And let them… give light upon the earth” (Genesis 1:16–18 KJV).
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God Creates SEA CrEATUrES

“God said, ‘Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving
creatures’… and God created great whales… after their kind…
And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill
the waters in the sea” (Genesis 1:20-22 KJV).
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Cut out and color crab. Tape or glue to a long paint stick. Hold up as you say
the rhyme. Together with the children, lift up a corresponding number of your
fingers on your other hand as you read the numbers in the rhyme.

Five red Crabs

FIVE red crabs walked sideways down the shore.
One fell behind and then there were FOUR.
FOUR red crabs watched the waves of the sea. Walk Like Crabs:
One floated off and then there were THREE. 1. Sit down on the floor.
2. Stretch your arms behind you.
THREE red crabs played peek–a–boo.
Place hands on the floor.
One dug a hole and then there were TWO.
3. Lean back on your hands
TWO red crabs sat resting in the sun. 4. Lift your bottom off the floor
One chased a sand flea and now there was ONE. (Tummy faces the ceiling).
5. “Walk” head-first on feet and hands.
ONE red crab felt sad and all alone.
6. Does anybody want to race?
He waded in the water and swam back home.
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God Creates BIRDS

“And God created… every winged fowl after his kind: and God
saw that it was good. And God blessed them, saying,
Be fruitful, and multiply, and… let fowl multiply in the earth”
(Genesis 1:20, 22 KJV).
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FOUR happy birds perched high in a tree.
One flew away and then there were THREE.
THREE hungry birds wondered what to do.
One chased a bug and then there were TWO.
TWO chirping birds sang loudly in the sun.
One hopped away and now there was ONE.
ONE sad bird on the branch all alone;
He flapped his little wings
and flew back home.

Give each child a set

of five circle birds to
color and cut out.
Glue each bird on
a flat wooden stick.
Have children hold up the right
number of birds
while the rhyme is read.

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God Creates ANIMAlS

“God said, ‘Let the earth bring forth the living creature
after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of
the earth after his kind: and it was so” (Genesis 1:24 KJV).
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God Creates
God PEoPlE
Creates PEoPlE

“The Lord
“TheGodLordformed man of
God formed man theofdust
theof theofground,
dust and and
the ground,
breathed into his
breathed nostrils
into the breath
his nostrils of life;ofand
the breath life;man
and be-
man be-
a living soul” soul”
a living (Genesis(Genesis
2:7, 22 KJV).
2:7, 22 KJV).
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God Creates a day of rest
God Creates a day of rest

“And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made;
andonhethe seventh
rested dayseventh
on the God ended hisAnd
day… workGodwhich he had
blessed themade;
he rested on the
and sanctifi edseventh day…
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had rested seventh
all his
day, and sanctifi
work” ed it:
(Genesis 2:2-3 because that in it he had rested from all his
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God Created ME

“O Lord, thou hast searched me, and known me… thou

hast covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise
thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made”
(Psalm 139:1, 13, 14 KJV).
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The Lord Is My Creator

Supplies Needed: colored pencils, scissors, tape

or glue, assorted yarn or ribbon, a coat hanger The Lord Is My Creator

for each child

1. Color the figures in the boxes (pg 79).

Color oval sign (above).
2. Cut out the rectangle figures on the SOLID lines.
3. Fold the images in the rectangles with DOTTED lines.
4. Tape or glue 6” of ribbon in the fold of the double images.
Tape the folded images back to back.
5. Use yarn or ribbon to attach images to a coat hanger at different lengths.
6. Hang the oval sign “The Lord Is My Creator” in the middle of the hanger
as seen on the illustration above.

Team up with a partner and share your mobile.

Tell WHICH parts of Creation are pictured on your mobile.

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Celebrate Creation

“The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof,

the world, and they that dwell therein” (Psalms 24:1 KJV).
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