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Preschool Bible Verse Printables ~ Teaching God’s Word

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This post is a part of my 10 Day of Teaching God’s Word series

One of the biggest helps to our kids has been using printables for them to remember verses that we are learning. There’s something about having the verse smack in front of your face with a picture clue to help you remember what you are learning.

Our kids have participated in a program with a local church for the last few years and I put together different Bible verse printables for them for those they were studying. The printables typically include an 8 1/2” x 11” page, cut-apart verse strips, and also 4” x 6” cards.

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We slip our 4” x 6” cards into a small photo book {usually $1 at Walmart}. The verse strips can be taped or glued together or you can put them in the correct order using a tabletop pocket chart.



 

Preschool Bible Verse Printables

Today I am sharing the preschool Bible verse printables ~ so far there are over 60 verses uploaded!! What you see is just a portion of what is still coming {YAY!!!}. Here’s a little peek at what the full Bible verse printables look like along with one of the sentence strip pages.

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You can find all of my Bible resources for kids on my website along with all of my Bible Verse Printables. Be sure to visit back tomorrow for additional printables for elementary-aged children!


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In My Heart Printables ~ Teaching God’s Word

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On the Totally Tots blog, we have a section called “In My Heart” where we feature a Bible verse along with printables to go along with the verse. Val from Bible Story Printables has been putting together the visuals for the verses and they are all FREE!!

These images will give you an idea of the help they can be. The printables below are for the song Follow Me {Matthew 16:24-25} from Seeds of Purpose.

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Full Page Verse Printable…

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Verse Mini Book {which could also be cut into mini flash cards to have kids put the verse in order}…  image

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Find all of the printables available for Seeds Family Worship here.

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Songs for Saplings Printables

 

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If you use the CD Songs for Saplings, you may also be interested in the printables to go along with each of the verses. There are printables for the verses from A to Z and also ones to go along with special holidays.

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Find the Songs for Saplings printables here.

Just a few additional helps for you in teaching God’s Word to your children. Hope they are a resource for you! You can find all of the things shared from In My Heart at Totally Tots.

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SOAP Printables for Studying Verses ~ Teaching God’s Word

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This post is a part of my 10 Day of Teaching God’s Word series.

About two years ago, Mom’s Toolbox introduced me to the SOAP method for studying Bible verses. S.O.A.P. is a way to help you stop and reflect on a verse or Bible passage that you are reading.

It’s really such a simple tool and one that is great for children to use as well!

What does S.O.A.P. stand for?

Scripture ~ Write the verse that is the focus.

Observation ~ Write down 1-2 observations from that Scripture passage. What do you hear God saying to you?

Application ~ How does the passage apply to you right now in your daily life?

Prayer ~ Write a prayer based on the passage.

I put together a SOAP printable for our girls to use when studying verses. There are two sheets to a page, along with the S.O.A.P. acronym in case kids need a little reminder for the sections.

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And really, adults can use them too! I just know that our kids like the helps and had to make it cute. Feel free to download a copy of the SOAP Printables for Studying Verses and share with your friends.

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Making God’s Word Come Alive ~ Teaching God’s Word

Makign Scripture Come Alive

This post is a part of my 10 Day of Teaching God’s Word series

So many of the sermons and passages from the Bible that I remember are those that have given me a visual tie-in or mental image that sticks in my brain. Recently one of our pastors was talking about a passage in Hebrews that warns us not to ‘drift’. He gave an example of him swimming in the ocean and body surfing when he was younger and not realizing that he had drifted quite a ways from where his family was sitting on the beach. That example is now stuck in my brain and gives me help remembering a passage about something important.

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Can you think of an illustration or hands-on activity that you’ve seen that helped your children remember a point? Maybe it was making lentil stew when reading about the story of Jacob and Esau or gluing cotton balls on a sheep when talking about how God is our Shepherd.

Jesus used illustrations all the time when he was preaching to others in order to help them apply and understand better what he was trying to share with them. When we use hands-on activities to help our children experience God’s Word, we are helping them understand important Bible truths AND having fun at the same time!

The Hands-On Bible for Kids

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Do you have a hard time coming up with creative ideas and want a little help? One of my ‘go-to’ resources is the Hands-On Bible and My First Hands-On Bible. Both have been a FABULOUS resource for me and are ones that our kids love as well. The Hands-On Bible is filled with ‘do-it’ lessons and activities that help kids apply the stories in the Bible, including follow-up questions to activities {get a peek inside the book here}.

When the girls were younger, we did an object lesson for Psalm 23 ~ The Good Shepherd. The girls had to direct each other through an obstacle course while one was blindfolded.

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The Hands-On Bible also includes Bible hero biographies, 52 Key Verse Activities {so you can learn one verse a week for a year!}, ‘Jesus Connections’ that help kids understand how the ENTIRE Bible is focused on Jesus, fun facts, crafts, snack ideas and more.

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My First Hands-On Bible is intended for younger {preschool children}. In the stories, there are little ‘handprints’ that give little suggestions of things to do at different points when reading. In the picture above you see a handprint  in the sidebar which gives the following suggestion: “Pretend you’re a snake. Can you move around without using your arms and legs?”


Additional Ideas for Making God’s Word Come Alive

  • Use story props such as puppets or popsicle stick puppets
  • Don’t be afraid to use facial expressions when telling stories {my kids think it’s hilarious!!}
  • Dress up and act out a story that you are reading. Put on a play together!
  • Use flannel boards to tell a story
  • Illustrate a Bible verse
  • Cook!! Are you reading about something like lentil stew? Find a recipe and cook a meal together.

Those are a few things that have been a help to our family in Teaching God’s Word. Do you have a favorite resource for hands-on Bible activities to share? What hands-on lesson has helped your kids learn something? Leave a comment today and let us all know!

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Raising Rock Stars Curriculum ~ Teaching God’s Word

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One of the ladies that I am blessed to call a friend is Carisa from 1+1+1=1. She put together two fabulous programs based on Scripture to use with preschool and kindergarten children called Raising Rock Stars.

 

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What is the Raising Rock Stars Program?

Raising Rock Stars is a preschool and kindergarten foundational program based on God’s Word. Using the book My ABC Bible Verses as a starting point, Carisa created Raising Rock Stars: Preschool, a 26 week program that includes 26 printable units, an editable lesson plan sheet, 4 review units, assessment guides, popsicle stick props and letter tracing cards ~ all focused on Bible verses from A to Z!! {View a sample lesson here}.

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When Carisa’s son moved onto the next grade, she extended the preschool program by adding Raising Rock Stars: Kindergarten. This level includes Bible verse tracers, sight words, sentence order {related to the verses}, vocabulary work, phonics, following directions and more.

In addition to the preschool and kindergarten programs, she also created PowerPoint shows that go along with each lesson, giving you a little extra fun to go along with the lesson. Carisa also posts weekly sharing how they are using the program in their school time, so you can get extra ‘helps’. Here’s a peek at one of the Powerpoint shows:

 

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Illustrating Bible Verses ~ Teaching God’s Word

Illustrate a verse printable

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My mind works well with pictures. I can visualize things and remember easily when there are pictures involved. Every single time I pass a field that has cows grazing in it, the following verses comes to mind from Psalm 50: 10-11…

for every animal of the forest is mine,
and the cattle on a thousand hills.
I know every bird in the mountains,
and the insects in the fields are mine.

Several of our kids operate the same way when learning and whenever possible, I try to include drawing or coloring in our lessons. Drawing pictures may seem like a super-simple way to  work on teaching God’s word and you are right!  Adding the ‘picture’ element to your Bible memory can be a huge help for children that are visual learners {I know it is for me!!}.

I put together this simple printable to share with you all. There are two pages in the printable, one with dotted lines for younger children and one for older children.

 

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Download the Illustrate a Bible Verse Printables

Have your child draw a picture to represent the verse that is being memorized and copy the verse onto the lines below. Each time s/he recites the verse to you during the week, put a check mark in one of the boxes.

That’s it ~ super simple! Try using it with your children and let me know how it works for you all too!

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