Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Kids in the Word: Josiah

The Pelsers

It's hard to believe another week has flown by! This past week we learned about King Josiah finding God's Word in the temple. We talked a lot about the Bible and that the Bible is God's special book.


Obviously, we read the story from our toddler Bible. This was covered in only one short story, so we supplemented with:

King Josiah and God's Book

this Arch Bible story is a good retelling of King Josiah deciding to clean the temple and finding God's scroll in the process. Josiah decided to make some changes and attempted to get rid of idolatry and re-institute the Passover feast. I'm new to the Arch books series and quickly becoming a fan. The story captures Jonathan's attention and provides good opportunities for further discussion.

Pretend Play 

We acted out the Bible story. Here was the messy temple:

And here is King Josiah:

Finding the Bible under all the mess:

Grace supervised:


We made scrolls using crescent roll dough. We divided the dough into rectangles and then rolled up the ends. These were garlic flavored so I sprinkled them with cheese and herbs (plain ones would be yummy with cinnamon sugar!):


I had an art project planned for earlier this week, but we've all been dealing with a cold, so it hasn't happened yet. I may update if we get to it... but in the meantime you can see my 1 & 2 Kings Pinterest board for some other ideas!


We learned the song the B.I.B.L.E. -- Jonathan was so cute. At first he started singing B.I.B.I.O.! By the end of the week he got it down though. :)

Next up... Jonah! Have a wonderful week! Thanks for visiting!


Lisa said...

Love the idea of acting out the story!

Jackie Higgins said...

I love that story! I grew up with the Arch books so I'm a fan too. It seems that they have "updated" some of them which is nice. I love your crescent roll scrolls. Very clever.

Ticia said...

My kids loved the video. The crescent roll scrolls is cool.

Shonda said...

I love the scroll idea! Good job, Grace, for supervising!

Amy said...

How fun! The rolls look great! What a creative and fun mama you are!

Amy @ Missional Mama

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