Aim to review the 6 days of creation

Aim
* To review the 6 days of creation
* to learn some facts about Adam & Eve


Materials
* Bible story of Creation Genesis 1:1 – 2:3
* Picture cards of each day of creation children’s worksheet


Lesson Outline
1. Introduction
2. The Creation of Adam & Eve
3. Questions
4. Activities – worksheets, memory game
5. Review the aims
6. Prayer

 

1) Introduction
Review the seven days of creation
Day 1: light and darkness.
Day 2: water and sky
Day 3: land and plants
Day 4: sun, moon and stars.
Day 5: birds and fish
Day 6: animals and man.
Day 7: God “rested”. 
 

Show pictures of each day. 
Can the children put them in the correct order? What was the name of the first man? What was the name of the first woman? Today’s story from the Bible explains how
God made the first man and woman.

 

2) The Creation of Adam & Eve
Man was formed from the dust of the earth on the sixth day of Creation, and God breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. God had prepared a garden in the eastern portion of the land of Eden for man to live in. The garden included trees that produced food and were pleasant to view. In the middle of the garden were two special trees — the Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of
Good and Evil. 

God gave man the job of caring for the garden and commanded man not to eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. He was permitted to eat from any tree but that one. God warned the man that when he ate of that tree, he would surely die.  God said that it was not good for the man to be alone and planned to make a suitable helper for him.
He brought all the animals and birds to the man, Adam, to see what he would name them. Whatever Adam called each creature became its name. 

But no helper was found for Adam. God caused him to fall into a deep sleep, removed one of his ribs, and closed up the wound. God made the woman out of Adam’s rib and brought her to him. 
Adam responded, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.” 

The man and woman were both naked and were not ashamed.

 

3) Questions
* How did God make Adam?
* What job did God give him?
* What were the names of the special trees?
* What did God say about the tree of good and evil?
* Who gave names to the animals?
* How did God make the first woman?

 

4) Activities
* Colour the picture
* Complete the worksheets
* Play the memory game with the picture cards

 

5) Review the aims
* To review the 6 days of creation
* to learn some facts about Adam & Eve

 

6) End with a prayer

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