Bible in 90 days: Exodus – Manna in the Desert

As we read about Moses and how he led the Israelites out of Egypt and into the desert, it seemed like tent-making was the most logical activity to do.

Our tent was very simple — just a big white blanket tied to chairs in the corners. After playing inside the tent for a while, the kids stayed in it as they watched “What’s in the Bible.” (That’s hardly like anything close to what living in tents would be like, I know… but we ran out of ideas.)

Tent-living in the wilderness

Tent-living in the wilderness

My daughter has been asking me about “manna,” the bread from heaven, and I thought, maybe I could make a pretend manna. We know that the bible says it tasted like wafers than had been made with honey (Exodus 16:31). So I made a mixture out of a bit of instant oatmeal, flour and honey. Then I drizzled it onto a nonstick pan and cooked it like tiny pancake pieces.

Manna - Bread from Heaven

Manna – Bread from Heaven

Aaaand…Ta-Da! It tasted like honey-flavored oatmeal pancakes! Hahaha! I mean, what would you have expected?

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That’s it! Simple, but great fun. 🙂

 

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Bible in 90 days: Cosplay “Our Bible Adventures”

 

“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates.” – Deuteronomy 6:4-9

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January 2013 Activities

 

Kids Church Lesson: Baptism of Jesus / Craft: Dove

Kids Church Lesson: Baptism of Jesus / Craft: Dove

 

Kids Church Lesson: Fishers of Men / Activity: Fish from handprint

Kids Church Lesson: Fishers of Men / Activity: Fish from handprint

 

Kids Church: Birthday Party

Kids Church: Birthday Party

 

Painting Mary and Joseph going to Bethlehem

Painting Mary and Joseph going to Bethlehem

 

BJU Lesson: Lions / Craft: Lion from cardboard and felt

BJU Lesson: Lions / Craft: Lion from cardboard and felt

 

BJU Bible Lesson: Manna from heaven

BJU Bible Lesson: Manna from heaven // BJU Beginnings Lesson: Butterfly