Unit: More Like Jesus

Session Titles: John the Baptist and Jesus’ Baptism

Life Point: People can do things that honor and please God.

Life Verse: “As the One who is called you is holy, you also are to be holy in all your conduct.” 1 Peter 1:15

Weekly Bible Verses: “Do what is right and good in the Lord’s sight.” Deuteronomy 6:18a

Bible Passage: Luke 1:1-25, 57-80; 3:1-22; John 1:19-37; Matthew 3:13-17

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Craft: Coffee Filter Dove
Easy craft to make doves out of coffee filters. Instructions and template on the site below.
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Illustration: Coin Cleanse
This is a great easy illustration for baptism. I recommend this for 2nd grade and older.
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Object Lesson: Baptism
Another great object lesson to teach children about the importance of baptism. The site below will has a video that will walk you through all the steps of this object lesson. You do not have to follow her dialogue word for word but she gives you a good idea of what to say.
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Craft: Follow in Jesus’s Footsteps
Easy craft to make and would make a great wall art for your classroom. Print off a footprint outline. (You can find a template on Google) and then each child can decorate a footprint and write one way they can do something Jesus did. Talk about how Jesus showed us examples of how to live a Godly life by following Him in baptism.
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