Babies and Toddler Cradle Roll Teaching Themes

Written by  London, Kingdom Kids Thursday, 21 March 2013 00:57
Babies and Toddler Cradle Roll Teaching Themes

Below are some ideas for themes that can be taught to babies and toddlers. This age need repetition so singing the same songs for different themes is an ideal way of them remembering the songs. Add in any new songs that would suit the themes too. Use any toys to provide visual aids to stories.

God Loves Me

Visual toy doll for each child

Song ‘Jesus loves me this I know’

Story God Loves Me

God loves me so much! He gave me a beautiful world to live, a loving family to be part of, and friends to play with. God makes me happy!

Alternative:
Visual torch to pass for each child Song ‘This Little Light of Mine’

(pass torch around the toddlers to wave)

God Made Babies

Visual toy doll for each child

Song ‘Jesus loves the little children’

Story Baby Moses

God Made Animals

Visual soft toy animal for each child

Song ‘Old Man Noah’ (Old MacDonald)

Story Old Man Noah had an Ark

God told Noah to build an ark. What’s is an ark? It’s a big boat! God told Noah to take lots of different animals on the ark. Shall we see what animals are inside? (Make lots of animal sounds and have the children imitate).

Alternative:
Visual large story book or jigsaw with ark on it Song “Jesus loves the little [animals]’

God Made Me!

Visual dolls (multi-cultural if possible)

Song ‘Heads, Shoulders’

Story God Made Me

God made me because he loves me. He made my eyes, he made my ears, he made my nose, he made my hands, he made my mouth...
(do all different parts of body). I am perfect just the way I am because God made me this way!


Alternative:
Visual mirror for each child Song ‘Be Careful Little Hands’

God Made the Bible

Visual bible story books and visuals

Song ‘Pat the Bible’

Story God made the Bible

God gave us a very special book to tell us how much he loves us and to teach us how to love him.

Alternative:
Visual bible picture with reflective paper on reverse

for children to look at bible and themselves

Song ‘Read, read, read your Bible’ (tune: row, row, row your boat)

‘Read, read, read your bible, Read it every day,
Sing a song so joyfully,
And bow your head to pray.


Story God made the Bible

God made the bible because he loves us.
Can you point to the bible?
Can you point to (child’s face)
God loves (child) and so he has given you the bible!


When Moses was a tiny baby, his mother wrapped him in a blanket. She put him in a basket. The basket floated on the water. The basket floated to the house of the princess. The princess found baby Moses and adopted him because she loved him.

Alternative:
Visual mirror for each child
Song ‘One, Two, Jesus loves you’

God Made Families

Visual visuals of mums, dads, family members

Song ‘God made Mummies (Daddies)’ (Tune: Frere Jacque)

God made Mummies, God made Mummies, Yes he did, yes he did,
And we love them, and we love them
Yes we do, yes we do.


Story God Made Families

When Moses was a tiny baby, his mother wrapped him in a blanket. She put him in a basket. The basket floated on the water. The basket floated to the house of the princess. The princess found baby Moses and adopted him because she loved him.

Alternative:

Visual puppets of people who can be church family

Song ‘I’m glad we go to church’ (The Farmer’s in the Dell)

I’m glad we go to church, I’m glad we go to church, With all the other families, I’m glad we go to church.


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