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Wednesday
Aug192015

Level 1 Lesson Plan: Miracles of Protection

Note to parent or teacher: Here is a 30- to 40-minute lesson plan that highlights the learning objective: “Learn of the Bible characters who displayed great courage in the face of fear or seemingly insurmountable odds.” (Character Building: Values and Virtues: Courage-1b)

Study the following Bible stories about God’s miraculous protection:

ReadA Strategy Like None Other.”

Talk about times when God intervened with His protection in the children’s lives. Include asking the children if they know of any such times in their lives when what looked like a disappointing setback was God’s way of protecting them. For example, a flat tire that delays a planned trip by thirty minutes meant your parents heard a warning about a blizzard you would have been caught in if you had been on the road.

Read Psalm 91.” You can also listen to the audio of Psalm 91.

Choose a promise to memorize from “Crazily Cool Card Set: Fear Not,” “Crazily Cool Card Set: Overcoming Difficulties,” or “Crazily Cool Card Set: An Active Force Field.” Print and color the card of your choice.

Pray one of the “Pray a Way: Courage” prayers.

Assemble and display one or more of the 3D pictures of the above stories of “Miracles in the Bible.”

Additional reading:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

S&S link: Character Building: Values and Virtues: Courage-1b

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 by The Family International

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DOC: Level 1 Lesson Plan: Miracles of Protection (Portuguese)
DOC: Level 1 Lesson Plan: Miracles of Protection (Spanish)

Friday
Jul312015

Level 2 Lesson Plan: Is It All Right to Get Angry?

Here is a 15-minute lesson plan on anger that highlights the following lesson objective: “Learn how to resolve conflicts by recognizing and managing one’s emotions, paying attention to the feelings being expressed by the other person, awareness and respectfulness of differences, and genuinely considering the person’s point of view” (Character Building: Social Skills: Resolving Conflicts-2h).

Read Is It All Right to Get Angry?

Watch Stay Sweet.”

Read Feeling Bugged?

Discuss and ask your children the following:

  • Ÿ   If you make a mistake or if you know you have annoyed someone through something you have said or done, how would you like the other person to respond to you?
  • Ÿ   Brainstorm some ideas that will help you respond with consideration when someone has done something to annoy you, or you are feeling angry with someone for whatever reason. 

Choose one or more activities from this list to try out for boosting harmony in your family.

Additional material:

 If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you. 

S&S link: Character Building: Social Skills: Resolving Conflicts-2h

Compiled by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright 2015 by The Family International

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DOC: Level 2 Lesson Plan: Is It All Right to Get Angry? (Portuguese)
DOC: Level 2 Lesson Plan: Is It All Right to Get Angry? (Spanish)

Monday
Jun292015

0–5 Lesson Plan: Happiness Is Growing

Here is a 15-minute lesson plan on how to grow happiness.

Watch and sing “Happiness Is Growing,” and/or “The Time to Be Happy” 

Discuss and ask your children the following: How did the children spread happiness in the music videos? Have the children brainstorm some simple things they can do today that will help spread happiness to others, which will in turn increase their own happiness.

Read Sunshine All Around.”

Read or memorize “My Happy Sunbeam.” If children so desire, print the coloring book for them to color.

Additional material:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Compiled by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright 2015 by The Family International

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DOC: 0–5 Lesson Plan: Happiness Is Growing (Portuguese)
DOC: 0–5 Lesson Plan: Happiness Is Growing (Spanish)

Wednesday
Jun242015

Level 1 Lesson Plan: How to Be Content

Note to parent or teacher: Here is a 15- to 20-minute lesson plan that highlights the learning objectives:

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ReadLove, the Greatest Commandment, Part 2: Worship God, Not Things.”

Read Think on These Things.

Review Ephesians 5:20, which you can find here in “Crazily Cool Card Set: Praise and Thankfulness.” (If you want, you can also print out and color the illustration accompanying this scripture.)

ReadChoose Things of Value: Rich Here or Rich There?

Start the “30-Day Rule” (point 8 on this list) for something your child wants but does not necessarily need.

Listen to the audio “Joyful Singing.”

ReadTaste the Joy.”

Additional resources:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

S&S link: Character Building: Values and Virtues: Contentment-1a,b,c

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 by The Family International

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DOC: Level 1 Lesson Plan: How to Be Content (Portuguese)
DOC: Level 1 Lesson Plan: How to Be Content (Spanish)

Friday
May222015

Level 2 Lesson Plan: Praise Brings Victory

“Level 2 Lesson Plan: Praise Brings Victory” is a 20-minute lesson plan that highlights the following lesson objective: “Learn that the joy Jesus gives can also be one’s strength that helps one not to be swayed by external circumstances or situations.” (Christian Life and Faith: A Personal Connection With Jesus: Joyfulness-2a)

Listen to “Psalm 34.”

ReadPractical and Powerful Praise.”

ReadWhat’s Your Focus?

Ask your children if there’s anything they have gone through recently that has been difficult for them. Together, brainstorm reasons to be thankful for that difficult situation.

ReadA Step Ahead with Praise.”

Talk about situations that frequently occur in your children’s lives where it would benefit them to praise and thank Jesus and start a positive chain reaction in their day.

End with a prayer, asking Jesus to help your family make praise and thanksgiving a habit.

Additional reading:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: A Personal Connection With Jesus: Joyfulness-2a

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 The Family International

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DOC: Level 2 Lesson Plan: Praise Brings Victory (Portuguese)
DOC: Level 2 Lesson Plan: Praise Brings Victory (Spanish)

Monday
May042015

0–5 Lesson Plan: The Power of a Smile

“The Power of a Smile” is a 20-minute 0–5 lesson plan.

WatchThe Power of a Smile.”

Listen (and sing along) to “S-M-I-L-E.” (You can find the lyrics here.)

Read "Life Cycle of a Smile."

Have the children take turns smiling at themselves in a handheld mirror for a few seconds each. Have them observe and explain in turn how seeing their own smile makes them feel. Do they feel happier? Does it make them laugh?

WatchPass a Hug and Smile Day.”

Read I Can Use You!

 

Additional resources:

Ÿ   Happy Smile

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 The Family International

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DOC: 0–5 Lesson Plan: The Power of a Smile (Portuguese)
DOC: 0–5 Lesson Plan: The Power of a Smile (Spanish)

Wednesday
Apr152015

Level 1 Lesson Plan: Miracles of Supply

Note to parent or teacher: Here is a 30- to 40-minute lesson plan that highlights the learning objective: “Learn to take one’s specific needs and the needs of others to the Lord in prayer, claiming God’s promises and expecting God to act.” (Christian Life and Faith: Spiritual Insight and Awareness: Miracles-1d)

 

Study the following Bible stories about God’s miraculous supply:

Fill in the crossword puzzle, “The Generous Widow.” (Find the answer key here.)

Talk about the ways God has supplied needs in your life and in the children’s lives. Explore how God often supplies through practical means, such as through purchasing needed items, giving to others in need, or making things that fulfill the need; then discuss how God also supplies at times through miraculous means like in these stories.

Choose a promise to memorize from “Crazily Cool Cards Set: All My Needs.” Print and color the card of your choice.

Pray for the supply of a need for your personal family or for a need you know of for someone outside of your personal family. Read or quote a verse from the “Crazily Cool Cards Set: All My Needs” to go with the prayer.

Assemble and display one or more of the 3D pictures of the above stories of “Miracles in the Bible.”

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: Spiritual Insight and Awareness: Miracles-1d

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 by The Family International

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DOC: Level 1 Lesson Plan: Miracles of Supply (Portuguese)
DOC: Level 1 Lesson Plan: Miracles of Supply (Spanish)

Friday
Mar272015

Level 2 Lesson Plan: You Never Lose by Giving

“Level 2 Lesson Plan: You Never Lose by Giving” is a 20- to 30-minute lesson plan that highlights the following lesson objective: “Gain a deeper understanding of what it means to give.” (Character Building: Values and Virtues: Generosity-2a)

ReadThe Giving and Receiving Principle.”

Discuss the spiritual principle that as we give, the Lord gives back to us. Maybe not in the ways that we expect, but He does bless our acts of giving. Ask the children to recount a time when they gave something away, whether a material item, or a gift of time, love, hugs, etc. Discuss together the blessings the Lord gave them in return.

Read Choose Things of Value: Time for ‘Me’ or ‘We’?” 

Discuss how it’s not what we give that matters, but the position of our heart.

ReadThat’s My Cow in There!

Talk about how when you do something kind for others, you shouldn't do it solely for a reward. Real generosity and giving is an act of love, and doesn’t expect anything in return.

Just for fun: Take the quiz “Bible Who, What, Why, and Where on Giving.”

Read the verses inCrazily Cool Card Set: Giving.” Print out your children’s favorite verse from this set, for them to place somewhere they like and commit that verse to memory.

Additional reading:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

S&S link: Character Building: Values and Virtues: Generosity-2a

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 The Family International

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DOC: Level 2 Lesson Plan: You Never Lose by Giving (Portuguese)
DOC: Level 2 Lesson Plan: You Never Lose by Giving (Spanish)

Wednesday
Mar042015

0–5 Lesson Plan: You May Be Small, but You Matter!

Note to parent or teacher: This is a 20-minute 0–5 lesson plan about children God used.

Read Loaves and Fishes.”

ReadAre You Small Enough?

Discuss the outcome of what the above two stories would have been had the children involved not done what they did.

ReadYou May Be Small, but You Matter!

Think of children mentioned in the Bible or from history who made a difference. List or draw those you’ve talked about on a whiteboard or big piece of paper. Leave them up for a day so you can be reminded of these inspiring stories.

Talk about how prayer is one of the most powerful ways we can effect change. Read “Make a Difference.”

Popcorn praises for each other's gifts and talents and for how they may be useful in the future.

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities for teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Compiled by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 by The Family International

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DOC: 0–5 Lesson Plan: You May Be Small, but You Matter! (Portuguese)
DOC: 0–5 Lesson Plan: You May Be Small, but You Matter! (Spanish)

Wednesday
Feb252015

Level 1 Lesson Plan: Guardian Angels

Note to parent or teacher: Here is a 20-minute lesson plan that highlights the learning objective: “Learn of the role of guardian angels, and how they are always with us.” (Christian Life and Faith: Spiritual Insight and Awareness: Angels and Departed Saints-1f)

Read Angels, God’s Police Protection.”

Read Angels Who Help.”

ReadElisha’s Secret Army.” Ask the children to recount other times angels appeared in the Bible. [Some examples: The Angel Gabriel appearing to Zacharias, Mary, and Joseph in the Christmas story (Luke 1 and Matthew 1); the angel who spoke to Hagar in the wilderness (Genesis 16:7–11); the angel that Balaam’s donkey saw (Numbers 22:21–35).]

Color Your Ever-Caring Angels

Pray one of the prayers of “Pray a Way: Angels.” (Coloring pages can be found here.)

Additional resources:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: Spiritual Insight and Awareness: Angels and Departed Saints-1f

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 by The Family International

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DOC: Level 1 Lesson Plan: Guardian Angels (Portuguese)
DOC: Level 1 Lesson Plan: Guardian Angels (Spanish)

Friday
Jan302015

Level 2 Lesson Plan: Making Dreams Come True

Making Dreams Come True” is a 20-minute Level 2 lesson plan on setting goals and making dreams come true. It highlights the following lesson objectives: “Learn to set goals; learn to focus on one task at a time in order to accomplish one’s goals.” (Character Building: Personal Responsibility: Perseverance-2d)

Read Setting Goals.”

Read The Plan: Making Dreams Come True!

Discuss what goals your children would like to achieve this year, or goals you may have as a family for the new year. Next, go through each of the steps outlined in the article listed above.

Read Bite-Size Goals!

Talk about how achievements in sports, architecture, literature, art, and in almost every field were accomplished through small steps that, over time, turned into something great. Ask the children to see if they can think of any examples that illustrate this point.

Read the verses found in “Crazily Cool Card Set: Want Some Power?” Have your children pick out their favorite verse to memorize. Optional: Print out, color, and place somewhere visible.

Additional reading:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

S&S link: Character Building: Personal Responsibility: Perseverance-2d

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 The Family International

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PDF: Level 2 Lesson Plan: Making Dreams Come True (Portuguese)
PDF: Level 2 Lesson Plan: Making Dreams Come True (Spanish)

Monday
Jan052015

0–5 Lesson Plan: Happy New Year!

“Happy New Year!” is a 20-minute 0–5 lesson plan for a New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day devotional.

Listen to "I'm Gonna Praise You.”

Take turns to discuss what the highlights of the last year for your family. Spend some time sharing favorite memories and milestones from the past year. You could prepare some fun photos that were taken over the past year to display on a mobile device or computer screen.

Give each person a turn to say what he or she was personally most thankful for from the past year, or what each person considers one of his or her greatest achievements of this past year.

Share what your prayer or goal for the New Year is.

ReadBright Pebbles: Jesus Leads Us.”

Close with a prayer for the New Year and thank Jesus for all your blessings.

Additional resources:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Contributed by My Wonder Studio staff.
Copyright © 2015 The Family International

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DOC: 0–5 Lesson Plan: Happy New Year! (Portuguese)
DOC: 0–5 Lesson Plan: Happy New Year! (Spanish)

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