Thursday, December 18, 2008

2 Kings 6:8-8:29

Lesson: Arameans Invade and Lose - Twice
Scripture: 2 Kings 6:8-8:29

Bible Activity #1:
Based on 2 Kings 6:8-23
Act out verses
Character headbands – King of Aram, Elisha, Officer of Aram,
Elisha’s servant, King of Israel
Do a lift the flap with lamination film (or overhead overlays)
Draw Aramean’s horses on paper
On film or overlays, draw horses and chariots of fire
Tape at top
Make your own concentration game
Draw – king, Elisha, horse, chariot, eyes
Match with word – eg. Written word matches with illustration

Bible Activity #2:
Based on 2 Kings 7:3-20
Act out verses
Character headbands – 4 lepers, Arameans, gate keeper, king,
Elisha, king’s officers
Brainstorm 6 events (at least one event for each child present)
Teacher records on paper
Kids illustrate
Sequence to make class book
Possible events: lepers go into Aramean camp; Arameans flee;
lepers find gold, silver, food, and animals; lepers talk to
gatekeeper; gatekeeper told king; king sends 5 horses to
check out camp; city rejoices, gatekeeper killed.

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