Friday, May 19, 2017

Bible Lessons on the Five Senses

Five Senses Bible Lessons |

Kids Bible Lessons on the Five Senses

This collection of lessons is great for any age children.  It has a lot of interaction, especially using their five senses.  Each lesson is based on one of the five senses and uses a Bible story that emphasizes that sense.

Below are descriptions of each lesson with a link.

Lesson 1 - Taste - Esau's birthright

Bible story: Esau sells his birthright to Jacob for a bowl of stew
Theme: Hunger for God
Passage: Genesis 25:19-28
Key Verse: Matthew 5:6 "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.”
Paint and decorate Jacob and Esau |
  • Paint and decorate Jacob and Esau
  • Taste test - taste things when blindfolded and guess what they are

Lesson 2 - Touch - Woman touches Jesus' garment

Bible story: A sick woman touches Jesus' garment and is healed
Passage: Mark 5:24-34
Theme: Turn to Jesus with our problems
Key Verse: Luke 8:48 And He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace."
Decorate Jesus and the woman who touches his garment |
  • Touch test - touch things inside a paper bag and guess what they are
  • Jesus and woman puppets - glue fabric onto Jesus and the woman and add popsicles to make them into puppets
  • Play "Who touched me?" or "Heads Up, 7 Up"
  • Make tassel bookmarks

Lesson 3 - Sight - Elisha and the Blind Army

Bible story: Elisha shows his servant an invisible army of angels who then makes their enemies blind
Passage: 2 Kings 6:8-23
Theme: Trust God
Key Verse:  2 Cor. 5:7 for we walk by faith, not by sight
  • Optical illusions
  • Use watercolor paint to make an invisible army appear (or DIY scratch off craft)
  • Play a blindfolded game such as blindman’s bluff, blind potato race, pin the horse to the chariot

Lesson 4 - Smell - Fiery Furnace

Bible story: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego emerge from the fiery furnace smelling of smoke, but unburned
Passage: Daniel 3
Theme: Be faithful
Key Verse: 2 Corinthians 2:15 For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;
  • Guess the Smell game - smell things when blindfolded and guess what they are
  • Fiery Furnace Board Game
  • Fiery Furnace Craft
  • Play "Musical Furnace" - like musical chairs, but when the music stops you jump in the "furnace"

Lesson 5 - Hearing - Saul Disobeys

Bible story: Saul disobeys God's command to destroy the Amalekites and their belongings
Passage: 1 Samuel 15
Theme: Obey God completely
Key Verse: Luke 11:28 But He said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it."
  • Identify the Sounds game - listen to noises and guess what they are
  • Play "Samuel Says" (like Simon Says)
  • Make a lying tongue craft
  • Play "Caught in the Web" - make a web of string and have the students try to get through it
  • Play "Whisper Down The Alley"

Lesson 6 - All Five Senses Review - Jacob Steals the Blessing

Bible story: Jacob tricks Isaac and steals the blessing intended for Esau
Passage: Genesis 27:1-9
Theme: Senses can deceive, so trust and obey God instead
Key Verse: Colossians 3:9 Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,
  • Worksheets about the differences between Jacob and Esau
  • Review craft of all the units Bible stories
  • Bible drill on verses that incorporate one of the five sense

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