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Creation

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• Main Idea
• Unit Description
• Objectives
• Resources

 
Main Idea

The Bible story of Creation helps us develop a sense of wonder and awe over what God has made and helps us discover our Christian responsibility to take care of our world.

 

Unit Description

The Creation unit uses the Bible story included in Genesis 1:1 - 2:4. It is the story of the beginning of the universe and this passage tells us:

  • that all of it came into being through God's creative activity;
  • about the six days of creation (light and darkness; sky and water; land, sea, and plants; sun, moon, and stars; fish and birds; animals and humans) and the seventh day, a day of rest;
  • that God "saw that it was good";
  • that humankind was created in God's image and that God blessed them and asked them to take responsibility of the world.

Scripture: Genesis 1:1 - 2:4

 

Objectives

Children will

  • discover God created the world and everything in it;
  • understand that they are created in the image of God;
  • recognize that everything God created is good;
  • understand that God provides for all of creation;
  • learn to gain an appreciation for God's world;
  • realize the interconnection of all God's creativity;
  • learn to accept responsibility for God's world.

 

Resources

Computer Resources:


Music Resources:

Unit includes one music compact disc, two copies of sheet music, and one copy of lyric transparencies.


Storytelling Resources:


Video Resources:

The resource(s) listed below have been deleted from unit, due to being out of print, out of stock indefinitely, or the activities were changed in the unit, due to reprinting, and the resource was not used again.

  • The Crocodile Hunter: Steve's Story (Available from Discovery's Animal Planet) (Deleted from unit)
  • Greatest Adventure: Stories From the Bible -- The Creation VHS (Out of print)
  • The Beginner's Bible: The Story of Creation VHS (Out of stock indefinitely)
  • Kid Pix 3 (Out of print -- replaced w/ Kid Pix 4)
 

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