5 20 2020 BF&BF In A Box

BF&BF in a Box (5/20)

Jesus and the Children

 

“Jesus Loves Me” Song

  • Go here to sing the song together
  • Words

Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.

Little ones to him belong, they are weak, but he is strong.

Yes, Jesus loves me,

Yes, Jesus loves me,

Yes, Jesus loves me, the Bible tells me so!

 

“Jesus Loves the Little Children” Song

  • Go here to sing the song together
  • Words

Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world

Red and yellow black and white

They are precious in his sight

Jesus loves the little children of the world

 

 

“Thank You God” Song

  • Take turns inserting different family member’s names
  • Words

Thank you God for _________, for __________ for ____________

Thank you God for __________, I’m glad you are here

 

“BF&BF” Song

  • Watch Miss Marilyn for the actions
  • Words

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

Frogs hop and butterflies flutter

God made us to love each other

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

 

Teaching Follow-up

  • Ask:
    • What did the disciples tell the children to do?
    • Was Jesus happy to have the children come to him?
    • Do you know that Jesus loves you?

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5 13 2020 BF & BF In A Box

BF&BF in a Box (5/13)

Earthquake in Prison

 

Act It Out: Chain Break” Instructions

  • Make your own paper chains and put them on. Do they fall off when there is an earthquake?
  • Act out the Bible Story at home.

 

“Paul and Silas” Song

  • Go here to sing the song together
  • Tune-London Bridge
  • Words

Preaching Jesus day and night,

Day and night, day and night,

Preaching Jesus day and night – Paul and Silas.

Take the key and lock them up,

Lock them up, lock them up,

Take the key and lock them up – Paul and Silas.

Singing songs to praise the Lord,

Praise the Lord, praise the Lord,

Singing songs to praise the Lord – Paul and Silas.

All the chains are falling down,

Falling down, falling down,

All the chains are falling down – Paul and Silas.

 

“Thank You God” Song

  • Take turns inserting different family member’s names
  • Words

Thank you God for _________, for __________ for ____________

Thank you God for __________, I’m glad you are here

 

“BF&BF” Song

  • Watch Miss Marilyn for the actions
  • Words

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

Frogs hop and butterflies flutter

God made us to love each other

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

 

Teaching Follow-up

  • Ask:
    • Did Paul and Silas do anything wrong? NO! Why did they get put in prison?
    • If you were in prison and your chains fell off, would you try to escape? Why didn’t Paul and Silas leave the prison?
    • What did the guard do when he found out that Paul and Silas didn’t escape?
    • What did Paul and Silas remember while they were in prison? (Hint: What is our Bible Verse?)

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5 06 2020 BF&BF in a Box

BF&BF in a Box (5/06)

The Lame Man

“Act It Out” Instructions

  • Act out the Bible Story at home.
  • Have fun walking and leaping and praising God while you sing the song!

 

“Walking and Leaping” Song

  • Go here to sing the song together
  • Words

Peter and John went to pray

They met a lame man on the way

He asked for alms And held out his palms

And this is what Peter did say:

Silver and gold have I none But such as I have I give thee

In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk

He went walking and leaping and praising God

Walking and leaping and praising God

In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.

 

“Thank You God” Song

  • Take turns inserting different family member’s names
  • Words

Thank you God for _________, for __________ for ____________

Thank you God for __________, I’m glad you are here

 

“BF&BF” Song

  • Watch Miss Marilyn for the actions
  • Words

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

Frogs hop and butterflies flutter

God made us to love each other

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

 

Teaching Follow-up

  • Ask:
    • What did the lame man ask for?
    • What did he get?
    • Do you think it would be better to get a little money and still be unable to walk, or to not get any money and be healed and able to walk?
    • God doesn’t always give us what we ask for. Often he gives us something even better!

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4 29 2020 BF&BF In A Box

BF&BF in a Box (4/29)

Jesus Goes to Heaven

“Take a Walk” Instructions

  • It’s as easy as it sounds-simply go on a walk around the block
  • Let your child walk, go at his/her pace
  • Take some time to talk together
  • Here are some questions to ask as you walk:
    • What animal do you currently see/hear?
    • What is your favorite part of being outside?
    • What do you want to be when you grow up

 

“This Little Light of Mine” Song

  • Words

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,

Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine.

 

Hide it under a bushel, no! I’m gonna let it shine, (x3)

Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine.

 

Let it shine til Jesus comes, I’m gonna let it shine, (x3)

Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine.

 

“Thank You God” Song

  • Take turns inserting different family member’s names
  • Words

Thank you God for _________, for __________ for ____________

Thank you God for __________, I’m glad you are here

 

“BF&BF” Song

  • Watch Miss Marilyn for the actions
  • Words

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

Frogs hop and butterflies flutter

God made us to love each other

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

 

Teaching Follow-up

  • Ask:
    • In our Bible story today, Jesus told his disciples why he had to die. What did he say? Did you know that he also loves you and wants you to be in heaven with him when you die?
    • What did Jesus tell his disciples to do?
    • What is the good news? Jesus also wants us to tell others the good news of how much he loves, that he died, was buried and rose again so that we can also be in heaven with him.
    • What promise did Jesus give his disciples? When you ask Jesus to forgive your sins and be your Savior, He promises to also be with you always!

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4 22 2020 Bullfrogs and Butterflies in a Box

BF&BF in a Box (4/22)
A Net Full of Fish
“Pretzel Net” Instructions
  • This activity is edible
  • Supplies Needed
      • Window Pane Pretzels (This looks like a fishing net!)
      • Hershey Kisses (the preschoolers can unwrap them and count them)
      • Goldfish Crackers
  • Directions
      • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
      • Put pretzels on a cookie sheet, place a kiss on top of each pretzel.
      • Put in the oven 1-2 minutes, just until the kiss turns glossy.
      • Put a goldfish on top of each pretzel.
      • Cool before eating (put in the refrigerator to speed up the cooling process).

 

“On the Deep Sea” Song

    • To the tune of “10 Little Indians”
    • Words

Fished all night and they caught no fishes (3x)

Out on the deep blue sea.

 

Jesus walking by the water (3x)

Out on the deep sea.

 

Cast your net on the other side (3x)

Out on the deep blue sea.

 

Then their nets were full of fishes (3x)

Out on the deep blue sea.

 

“Thank You God” Song

    • Take turns inserting different family member’s names
    • Words

Thank you God for _________, for __________ for ____________

Thank you God for __________, I’m glad you are here

 

“BF&BF” Song

    • Watch Miss Marilyn for the actions
    • Words

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

Frogs hop and butterflies flutter

God made us to love each other

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

 

Teaching Follow-up

  • Ask:
      • After the disciples fished all night and caught nothing, what did Jesus tell them to do?
      • Did they think they would get any fish on the other side? Did they do it anyway?
      • What happened?
      • Only Jesus could make this happen. He did this because he wanted his disciples to know how much he cared about them.
      • What did Jesus ask Peter to do? What can you do to show others how much Jesus loves them?

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4 15 2020 BF&BF

BF&BF in a Box (4/15)

He Lives

 

“Colorful Cross” Instructions

  • On a piece of paper draw a big cross.
  • At the top of the paper write: He is risen just as he said.
  • Cut or tear colored paper into small pieces. Glue the pieces on the cross.
  • Hang up the cross in a place where you will see it often. When you see it, remember how Jesus died for you and thank him for being your Saviour.

 

“Thank You God” Song

  • Take turns inserting different family member’s names
  • Words

Thank you God for _________, for __________ for ____________

Thank you God for __________, I’m glad you are here

 

“BF&BF” Song

  • Watch Miss Marilyn for the actions
  • Words

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

Frogs hop and butterflies flutter

God made us to love each other

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

 

Teaching Follow-up

  • Ask:
    • What happened after Jesus died?
    • What did Jesus say was going to happen after he died on the cross?
    • What does our Bible verse say?
    • Did Jesus rise from the dead?
    • Why did Jesus he have to die?
    • How did the disciples feel when Jesus came to when Jesus came to see them?

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4-8-2020 Bullfrogs and Butterflies in a Box

BF&BF in a Box (4/8)
It is Finished

“Fingerprint Cross” Instructions

  • On a piece of paper, draw or cut out a cross shape.
  • Have everyone in your family put their fingerprints on the cross. You can use a stamp pad or washable paint or washable marker to make the fingerprints.
  • Hang your cross up so you can all remember that Jesus died on the cross for everyone who trusts him and believes that he died on the cross for their sins.
  • Pray together, thanking God for sending Jesus to die on the cross for our sins. Tell Jesus how much you love and trust him. Thank him for being your Savior.

 

“Thank You God” Song

  • Take turns inserting different family member’s names
  • Words
 

Thank you God for _________, for __________ for ____________

Thank you God for __________, I’m glad you are here

 

“BF&BF” Song

  • Watch Miss Marilyn for the actions
  • Words

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

Frogs hop and butterflies flutter

God made us to love each other

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, we’ve both been born again

Bullfrogs and Butterflies, Jesus is our friend

 

Teaching Follow-up

  • Ask:
    • Why did Jesus wash his disciples’ feet?
    • Jesus told his disciples that he was going away. Where was he going?
    • Jesus knew his disciples would be sad when he was gone. But when they understood where he had, how would they feel?
    • We, too, can be full of joy knowing that Jesus died for our sins and that he is in heaven, preparing a place for each of us.
    • Jesus knew he was going to die on the cross and that it would be very painful. Why did he do it?
    • Remember the leaders who were very jealous of Jesus in our story last week. They were still very jealous. What did they do to Jesus?
    • When Jesus died, his followers were sad. What very important thing did they forget?

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4-1-2020 Bullfrogs and Butterflies

BF&BF in a Box (4/1)-

The True King

 

“Palm Branch Praise” Instructions

  • Take a piece of green paper, or color a piece of paper green.
  • Cut it into the shape of a palm leaf.
  • Wave your palm leaf as you sing and shout, “Hosanna to Jesus!”

 

“Jesus is the King” Song

  • Use the tune “The Farmer in the Dell”
  • Words

Jesus is the King

Jesus is the King

We praise him with our song today.

Jesus is the King!

 

Teaching Follow-up

  • Ask:
    • Who is the True King?
    • What did the people do when Jesus came riding into Jerusalem?
    • How can you praise Jesus today?
    • How can you show Jesus that he is our king?

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