Day 1; God Made Light

Series: Creation
Theme: Day 1- God made light
Lesson Number: 1 of 4
Lesson Title: God Made Light

Lesson Plan: 1a lesson plan-God made light  To download and print this entire lesson, click on links below.
Memory Verse: Genesis 1:3; Then God said, “Let there be light” and light appeared!
Genesis 1: 1-5 Let’s close our eyes and cover them with our hands. What can you see? Nothing! No toys, no colors, no people, and it is dark. The Bible tells us that in the very beginning that is what the world was like. It was dark and there was nothing to see! Do you like it when you can’t see anything? No! God didn’t like it either so He said, “Let there be light? Then guess what happened: Light appeared! (Tell children they may open their eyes now.) That is much better isn’t it?
Let’s try that again! Cover your eyes and say with me. God said, “Let there be light” and light appeared. With very young children, this is an opportunity to play “Peek-a-boo.” Each time, repeat the verse.
God saw that the light was good. Then God called the light Day and the darkness Night. That was the very first day. I am glad God made light! Aren’t you? God made light because He loves us. He wants us to see all the wonderful things He made for us. Let’s thank Him for the light He made.

(Lead the children in a prayer.)
Thank you God for light to see.
Thank you for your love for me.
Amen!

Lesson plan: 1a lesson plan-God made light  lesson write-up: 1b God made light-lesson

songs: Jesus-Loves-Me               Praise Him             My God is so Big      

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