April -- Week 3

Ideal for
16 months -
2 1/2 years
CREATIVE
ACTIVITIES
SPECIAL TOYS & GAMES BIBLE LANGUAGE
MONDAY Have each child color 1 or more squares of construction paper. Arrange them on the wall or on poster board to make a Quilt. Toy Wash & Swap Recite:
"Jesus loves us."
Revelation 1:5

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Read
Ruth Is a Helper
page 56

Attention Getter: Tell this story while sharing a snack with the children.

Sign Language: Blanket

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Naomi Loves God

Naomi Loved God.
(Raise arms upward)
She loved others, too.
(Spread hands, palms up.)
I will love God
(Raise arms upward.)
And I love you.
(Hugs for everyone.)

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Flash Cards and/or Felt Shapes:

Letters: Q, R

Number: 10

Color: Gray

Shape: Oval

TUESDAY Pratice Sewing with sewing cards. Throw bean bags on "Quilt" Carpet Squares: Set out carpet squares and call them quilt squares. Toss bean bags on them.
WEDNESDAY Teach all or some of this Ruth lesson and activities from Mission Arlington. Choose one or more of these Ruth and Naomi Crafts.
THURSDAY Class Quilt: Provide construction paper squares and collage materials. After the children have decorated their squares, arrange them on the wall in a "quilt shape". Baby Quilts: Provide dolls and small quilts or receiving blankets for the children to explore.
FRIDAY Make this Creation Story Quilt. Quilt Roll: Take turns rolling up in a quilt.
SNACKS & ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES
Snacks

Toast

Cheese Slices

Graham Cracker Squares

Golden Grahams

Saltines

Use wallpaper samples & cutting them into 2x2 squares. Have the children glue them on construction paper in a Quilt shape.

Make Grandma's Quilt Paper Craft.

Make this Canada Paper Quilt.
Make this Necklace of Flowers and talk about Ruth 1 & 2.

Q is for Quilt
Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Soft warm quilt, I love you so.
You warm me from head to toe.
No more shivers q...q...q.
Grandma made you just for me.
Soft warm quilt, I love you so.
You warm me from head to toe.

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Apart from Him, I could do nothing. (John 15:5)