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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Fruits of the Spirit {Sunday School Unit}

With the help of two fantastic volunteers, I teach Sunday School at Wentworth Baptist Church.
Last summer, we did a whole unit on the Fruits of the Spirit, and I thought I would try to share everything we came up with.  There are lesson plans with activities, crafts, worship songs and prayer/discussion topics.  Our class is made up of 3-5 year olds but this lesson could be adapted to a younger or older audience.  The lessons are created in order but they certainly don't need to be used in this way.  I have also included my "brainstorming" notes - no guaranties it make any sense!

Our routine:


The lessons:

Intro (I didn't create a lesson for the intro.  We coloured a colouring sheet and we read a little intro story.

Gentleness
Goodness
Faithfulness
Joy
Kindness
Love
Peace
Self-Control
Patience







Activities:
Each week, we decorated a "fruit" and added to our bulletin board.  Today I realized we didn't take a photo of the final result!


Colour photos of fruit (I didn't create this one and I don't remember it's source)











Crafts:
There isn't a printable for every craft.  I hope the descriptions in each lesson plan will be clear so you can figure out how to create the art activity.
Peace craft (part 1)
Peace craft (part 2)










Take Home Sheet:
Each week, we send home a little note that tells the parent what we talked about.  There is a little colouring picture and an idea how to incorporate that weeks lesson into the families week.  We started adding the Bible verse that we practice after this unit, so you will see that version in the future.  These are formatted to print on a legal size (8.5" x 14") but you can edit your printer settings and it will print on a letter size (8.5" x 11") quite fine. They are JPGs so they aren't able to be edited.











2 comments:

  1. Thanks for these resources! I am going to use them to guide my summer project in Kid's Ministry.

    Is there any chance you can email me the Gentleness Lesson Plan? Seems to only have a sheep there for a printable. Not sure what I'm doing wrong! joslynranae(at)yahoo(dot)com

    Blessings!

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  2. Thanks for the fruit of the bulletin board! They are wonderful.

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