Moses #2

 

Objectives:

1.      Children should learn the 10 plagues.

2.      Children should memorize the 10 commandments.

3.      Children should be able to name Moses as the writer of the books of the Torah, or Jewish law.

Possible Lesson Plan:

1.      Open with prayer.

2.      Read the story of Moses from the Children’s Bible Reader, pages 79-105, or in the Read with Me Bible, pages 104-143.

3.      Feed the Elephant True/False questions:

                                True                                                       False

     Moses led God’s people to freedom.         Adam led God’s people to freedom.

     God gave Moses the 10 Commandments. God gave Moses  5 Commandments

     God opened the Red Sea.                          God opened the Yellow Sea.

     The last plague was death.                         Pharaoh loved and obeyed God.

 

4.      Play “Moses May I”: Give commands and permission based on the Commandments, for example:

Teacher: John, take 2 steps into the wilderness.

John: Moses, may I?

Moses (either the teacher, or an older student): Yes, you may.

Teacher: Judy, steal Jason’s hat.

Judy: Moses, may I?

Moses: Moses says no! Why not? (Class can answer.)

 

5.      Sing “God Gave Moses” to the tune of “Mary had a Little Lamb”:

God gave Moses 10 Commandments….This is what God said.

1.      We must worship only God, only God… This is commandment one.

2.      God said not to worship things…            7. God said we must honor marriage.

3.      God said not to use bad words… 8. God said we are not to steal…

4.      God said we must go to Church…9. God said we are not to lie…

5.      God said we must honor parents  10. God said we are not to envy…

6.      God said we are not to kill…      

7.       

6.      Begin your homemade matzoh bread (flat bread): Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Mix 3 cups flour with 1 ½ cups water in a mixing bowl (best done by children with their hands). Add flour if needed so the dough won’t be too sticky. Divide into 8 sections and roll to about 1/8 inch thick. Place on greased baking sheets. Poke with forks. Bake 10-12 minutes. Serve with honey.

 

7.      Make the “flies of the plague” while your dough bakes: Take a coloring picture of the Egyptians. Then with fingers that have been pressed on a black stamp pad, put lots of fingerprint “flies” all over the picture. Draw in eyes, legs, and wings to complete the flies.

8.      Close with prayer.