I will be the first to admit that the Passover story is not an easy story to teach to Preschoolers, There is death, sacrifices, blood, darkness, etc. It kind of makes this a hard story to teach.
Yet, if you look at the story you see how much GOD loves HIS people. You see how important the story of Passover is when studying and learning about the death of Jesus...our PASSOVER LAMB.
I will admit the TYPE/ANTI TYPE story is extremely deep for the children.....so, my focus will be on the History of the Hebrews Obedience, Protection, and Deliverance. We will learn how they DID ALL that God commanded and were saved! This is still the commandment today. " “If you love Me, keep My commandments." John 14:15
Our activity for today is a "Hebrew's Door." The door (made of cardstock) will be colored by the children. They will glue on buttons for a door handle. They will then color the "inside of the door." Because, inside is "Hebrews" enjoying their Passover feast. They will add stickers for the lamb and bitter herbs. They will glue on unleavened bread. Then they will get to PAINT the "blood" (red paint) on the door post and lintel. The kiddos will love the painting part of the activity. Every Preschooler I know LOVES to paint.
They will have a new Memory Verse this week. We will say it several times and SING it several times before class period is over. Their new Memory Verse is Exodus 12:13.
We will also "PLAY" "Scrambled Plagues."
I have places an Ordinal Number of each plague and a picture of Moses and Pharaoh in each plastic egg. The children will answer questions and then get to pick an egg. They will open the egg....and then place the egg in the correct numberd spot in the egg carton. I know the children will LOVE this game.....and there was NO real expense to it. The eggs were leftovers from Easter. I had the egg carton in the fridge. I printed the pictures on my printer....and lamintaed them for stability and longevity. Cheap, Easy and Useful....my type of DO IT YOURSELF project.