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Tactile Number and Letters:  7, Kk, child's name
Books:  Bible, The Cow Who Clucked
CD: Hide 'Em in Your Heart Vol. 1
Worksheet: Drawing Horizontal Lines, Cow, Letter K, David and Goliath
Activities:  Thirteen pieces of paper with numbers on the pieces, crumbled-up pieces of newspaper, Fingerpaint, index cards, marker, number flashcards, percussion instruments, cotton swabs, paint, marbles, box or shallow pan
Videos: Veggie Tales: Dave and the Giant Pickle



Bible Story: David & Goliath
Scripture:  I Samuel 17
The New Bible in Pictures for Little Eyes pg 162
The Beginner's Bible pg 173
My Story Bible pg 40-41
Through the Bible Felt:  Story #63

Comprehension Questions:
What did David use to fight Goliath?
How would you feel if you were David?
How did God help David?

Verse: Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Steve Green - Hide 'Em in Your Heart Vol. 1 - #15

Bible Song: Only a Boy Named David (Traditional)
Only a boy named David (make a small person with hands)
Only a little sling (swing arm around at ear)
Only a boy named David (make a small person with hands)
But he did pray and sing (pray with hands and then raise hands into air)
Only a boy named David (make a small person with hands)
Only a rippling brook (move fingers like playing a piano)
Only a boy named David (make a small person with hands)
But five little stones he took (show five fingers)

And one little stone went in the sling (take one hand into the other hand)
And the sling went round and round (swing arm around at ear)
And one little stone went in the sling
And the sling went round and round (swing arm around at ear)
And round and round
And round and round
And round and round and round!
And one little stone went up in the air – oop, oop, oop, oop, oop  (move hands up into the air)
And the giant came tumbling down!  (fall down)

Poem: Baa, Baa, Black Sheep ( Traditional )
Baa, baa, black sheep, (hammer fists together)
Have you any wool? (shrug shoulders)
Yes sir, yes sir, (shake head)
Three bags full. (raise three fingers)

One for the master, (one hand out)
One for the dame, (other hand out)
And one for the little boy (hands show little)
Who lives down the lane. (sway hands to create a lane)

Repeat first four lines

Letters: Kk
K - body, blue kick in, kick out
k - body, green kick in, kick out

Number :  7
Across the sky and down from heaven.  That’s the way to make a seven!

Name: Trace letters in the child's name with the index finger on tactile letters

Book of the week:
The Cow who Clucked The Cow Who Clucked by Denise Fleming

Fine Motor Skill:  Fingerpaint
Gross Motor Skill:  March


Suggested Activities:

• Bible:
- Place the David and Goliath worksheet in a box or shallow pan.  Squeeze small amounts of paint on worksheet.  Set a few marbles on the paper.  Roll the marbles around by carefully shifting the box from side to side and forward and backward.  The marbles will roll the paint around to decorate the worksheet.  

- Paint five small stones.  Add the words from the verse to the stones.
Stone #1 - I can do
Stone #2 - all things
Stone #3 - through Christ
Stone #4 - who strengthens
Stone #5 - me.

- Make a sling and shoot paper rocks (Idea from BrightHubEducation)

- "David, David" Poem (Adapted from Unknown Original Source)
Tune:  Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear
David, David, turn around (turn around)
Pick that stone up off the ground (bend down and pick up)
David, David, swing your sling (swing hand above head)
Let it go and watch it fling (flick wrist)
Giant, Giant, up so high (reach arms into the sky)
Watch that stone; it really flies (put hand above eyes to watch)
Giant, Giant, standing tall (stand on tiptoes)
1, 2, 3 and down you fall (count with fingers and then fall)

- Measure butcher block or wrapping paper 9 feet long.  Draw the outline of Goliath.  Add details.  Have the child lay down on the paper and compare his/her size to Goliath's.
- View: Dave and the Giant Pickle Veggie Tales: Dave and the Giant Pickle

- More ABCJLM David and Goliath ideas...

• Letters:
- Introduce the letters Kk using the tactile letters and decorate the Letter Poster to add to the Letter of the Week book.

- Make sure your child does not add a vowel to the end of /k/ as in /kuh/
- When saying the /k/ sound – have your child put a hand up to his/her mouth to feel the air movement

- Play Alphabet and/or Number Memory.  Write each letter or number twice on an index card.  Cut the index cards in half for perfect Memory cards.

- More Letter Kk ideas...

• Numbers:
- Lay pieces of paper on the floor with numbers 0-7 on them, with a large “stone” made from crumbled-up paper or newspaper, have your child throw the “stone” like David and then tell you the number the stone hit.

•  Name
- Horizontal Lines Worksheet Using the worksheet, draw horizontal lines. 

- Continue having the child trace the tactile letters in her name while saying the Letter Formation Chants.

• Book of the Week:
- See if your child can figure out who has the cow's "moo."
- Cow Worksheet With cotton swabs, paint straight lines on the Cow worksheet.

• Fine Motor Skills:
pencil Draw various shapes on pieces of paper.  Have your child trace over the shapes with fingerpaint.

• Gross Motor Skills :
Drum March around the room as you sing your favorite song or Nursery Rhyme.  You can even play homemade drums, sticks, maracas, etc. while marching.

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