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July 31 (Preschool)

The story of God's grace begins in the Garden of Eden. This series walks preschoolers through the first sin of Adam and Eve, how to weigh if something is a sin or not, and how to obey God because He cares for us.

Order of Service

Sample Service Time: 9am
9:00 Play & Check-in
9:15 Clean Up
9:20 Movie & Music
9:45 Picture Passes
9:50 Story Time & Wrap Up
10:00 Adventure Books & Snacks
10:05 Check-out

Picture Passes

Place the Adventure Bag around your shoulder.
Open it up and pull out the first Picture Pass.
Follow the instructions written on the back of the Picture Pass.
Repeat these steps for the each of the Picture Passes.


Introduce yourself.
Say the Question together: How do you make the right choice?
Say the Answer together: I ask God! God helps me make the right choice!
Say the Verse together: James 1:5 “If any of you need wisdom, ask God for it.”


Lay the Story Cards in order and follow the instructions below for each card.
Story Card #1
Read the caption on the card.
Question: What do you see in God’s beautiful garden? Answers will vary.
Action: Pretend to be animals and plants in the garden.

Story Card #2
Read the caption on the card.
Question: What did the serpent want Eve to do? Eat middle tree’s fruit; disobey God
Action: Cover your ears, and don’t listen to the serpent!

Story Card #3
Read the caption on the card.
Question: Why was it wrong for Adam and Eve to eat that fruit? God told them not to.
Action: Make a sad face.

Story Card #4
Read the caption on the card.
Question: Who hid from God? Adam and Eve
Action: Cover your eyes like you’re hiding.

Story Card #5
Read the caption on the card.
Question: How did Adam and Eve feel when they had to leave God’s garden? Sad
Action: Pretend to be an angel with a flaming sword.

STORY TIME: Remember

Lay down the Story Cards in order.
Read the caption on one of the cards.
Ask,“Which one did I read?” Group answers.
Repeat these steps for each of the Story Cards.

Wrap Up

Talk: God’s beautiful garden was full of animals. What’s your favorite animal?
Pray: Ask kids what they want to talk to God about, and pray with them.

Adventure Books & Snacks

Invite the kids to find a seat at one of the tables.
Give each kid a snack.
Give each kid an Adventure Book, six stickers, and some crayons.
Help kids do activities inside the book.
Keep kids engaged coloring and talking during check out.
Send stickers home with kids who leave early.
When a kid leaves, tell the parents something positive about their kid.
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