Preview of A Thankful Heart Series
A Thankful Heart
Preview of this Kidz Worship Series
(C) Rev. Jeanne McIntosh September 2011
Includes Music Suggestions
Lesson 1 – A Thankful Prayer
(Five finger prayer)
Lesson 2 – The Ten Lepers
Lesson 3 & 4– Joseph’s Thankfulness
Lesson 5 – Our Heritage (The Pilgrims)
Lesson 6 – Job’s Thankful Heart
Lesson 7 – A Circle of Thankfulness
(Family, friends, home, country, God,
church & creation)
Lesson 8 – Paul & Silas Sing Praises in Jail
Phil. 1:3 I thank my God every time I remember you.
Luke 17: 15 One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. (NIV)
Psalm 107: 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;
his love endures forever.
Psalm 100: 4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!
I Tim. 4:4 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.
Job 1:21b The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; Blessed be the name of the LORD.”
I Thess. 5:18 Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
Acts 16:25 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them."
U-tube links are provided for learning and listening
- 1. Give Thanks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZwIY8L4wfE
- God is So Good http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4enC172CU4
- Shout to the Lord http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rnlr8fC1flU
- Doxology http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrjS_XYvwU8&feature=related
- Lord I Lift You Name on High http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00Dc8Rs88Y4
- You Are Worthy of My Praise http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlviSIX7Zws
- Big House http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhxypH-DzXc&feature=related
Week 1 – Veggie sticks/dip, apple juice, cookie
Week 2 – Apple slices, juice, crackers & cheese
Week 3 – Pizza muffins, juice, chips
Week 4 – Cupcake, juice, crackers-n-cheese
Week 5 – Breakfast bar & milk, ½ banana
Week 6 – Jell-o, string cheese, milk or water
Week 7 – Tortilla chips, salsa or cheese & cupcake
Week 8 – Grapes, hotdog, pretzels, apple juice
Week 1: Turkey Prayer Hand Print. Draw hand print on a sheet of white paper. Cut out. Write who to pray for on each finger. (Family, Church, Friends, USA Leaders, Myself) Glue to colored construction paper. Put hand up-side-down and make a turkey out of the hand. See link here: http://www.sharperteaching.com/system/files/Turkey%20Craft,%20Songs,%20Chant,%20Game.pdf
Week 2 Make “Thank you” cards. Write things they are thankful for on the cards. Decorate.
Week 3 & 4 Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors
Week 5 Pilgrim Crafts
Week 6 – Job’s Heart Craft
Draw a very large heart. Divide into sections. Write the story of Job in each section. Sketch pictures for each section. Give examples to help them using the lesson.
Week 7: Turkey and Feet Circle Craft - provide construction paper and have the kids cut our 5 hand prints. Then cut out one foot print (can be done over their shoes) Write on the foot print (Family, friends, home, country, God, church, & creation). See link to view putting together. Three hands glue at the palms and place foot print on top as the head of the turkey. The hands prints are the feathers behind the turkey. Use colored construction paper for each part. http://crafts.kaboose.com/hands-and-feet-turkey.html
Week 8 Paul & Silas in Prison Craft - See this link to open up each section to build the jail. There are 5 pages to open and print out.
NOTE: The Bible Lessons and Bible Memory with Activity Sheets will be on separate files.