Exodus

There are several stories in Growing in God’s Love that are part of the Exodus story. This is a very important story of the Old Testament and still is important to people of Jewish faith. This is the story that is retold every year at Passover. It is a reminder that when things are hard, God is in the midst of them. The story is a reminder of who God is.

Growing in God’s Love – read the stories on pages 92; 94; 96; and 98

Words to Think About:  

  • Covenant – A promise between God and his people.
  • Immigrants – When families move from one country to another.
  • Genesis – The first book in the Bible. The first book in the Old Testament.
  • Exodus – The second book in the Bible. The second book in the Old Testament.
  • Slavery – The practice of people owning other people. The slave has no freedom to live as he/she wishes and must work for the owner.
  • Old Testament – A library of books that happen before the birth of Jesus.

The animated story of the Book of Exodus

  • God of Signs and Wonders – Watoto Children’s Choir

Learning Through Art /Crafts:

Moses parting the Red Sea     https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c1/e6/64/c1e6643782ba9619644c250661d2de41.jpg

  • Supplies:
    • Brown or orange paper for bottom of the Red Sea
    • Blue paper for water
    • Scissors
    • Glue stick
    • Markers
    • Fish stickers (optional)
    • Stand up figures – templates
https://www.artistshelpingchildren.org/kidscraftsactivitiesblog/2013/03/moses-parting-the-sea-old-testament-bible-exodus-printable-paper-craft-for-passover/
  • Scroll down the website until you see Moses Parting of the Red Sea               Craft instructions.
    • Instructions: Stack the halves on top of each other and cut slits about 1-2″ wide along the side leaving 2-3″ at the other side.
    • Continue with printed instructions on template downloads and suggestions for completing the craft.