Adam and Eve and the Fall

 

Objectives:

1.   Children should be able to identify Adam and Eve by name.

2.   Children should be able to tell the story of the Fall.

3.   Children should identify Satan, the snake.

 

Possible Lesson Plan:

  1. Open with prayer.

 

  1. Tell the story of Adam and Eve from the Children’s Bible Reader, pp.21-22.

 

  1. Finish your responsive story, with the smiley faces:

Teacher: But God was not finished; He thought He’d make a man. He named the man Adam and gave Him all the land. And God said:

Children: “This is VERY good!”

Teacher: From Adam’s rib, God made a wife. Eve was her name and God gave her life. And God said:

Children: “This is VERY good!”

Teacher: And God created _______(child’s name). And God said:

Children: “This is VERY good!”

           

  1. Feed the Elephant True/False questions:

                             True                                               False

      Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit.    Adam and Eve always obeyed God.

      God created Eve from Adam’s rib.          An elephant told Eve to eat the fruit.

      Satan as a snake told Eve to eat the fruit. God let Adam & Eve stay in Eden.

      Adam and Eve were thrown out of Eden. God told Adam to eat anything at all

 

  1. Ask the children: Why did God create people? How can people help God?

Discuss disobedience: Do we ever disobey our parents? God? Why is it so easy to disobey when we know better? Why do we choose to disobey? What happens when we disobey?

 

  1. Make a Rigatoni Snake: Make colorful rigatoni with magic markers or food coloring. Tie 18-inch piece of yarn around one noodle; decorate this piece with eyes to be the head. String rest of yarn with rigatoni, tying a ½-inch jingle bell on the end as a tail.

 

  1. Close with prayer.