Monthly Big Idea

Jesus teaches me important things.


“The people were amazed at his teaching.” Matthew 7:28, NCV


Week One

Jesus Teaches a Crowd
Mark 6:30-34

When Jesus sees a large crowd of people, He teaches them important things, because He loves them.

Week Two

Birds and Flowers
Matthew 6:25-34

Jesus talks about birds and flowers to teach us that God knows what we need and He cares for us.

Week Three

Bigger Barns
Acts 2:45; Luke 12:16-23

Jesus tells a story about a man who built bigger barns for all his food to teach us that it is better to share.

Week Four

Prodigal Son
Luke 15:11-24

Jesus tells a story about a dad and son to teach us that God loves us no matter what.



Morning Time

When you go into your child’s room, cuddle them and say: “Good morning, [child’s name]! I’m so happy you’re my friend, and I’m your friend, and that Jesus wants to be our friend forever!”

Drive Time

While on the go, talk about the different teachers you both have had for school, church, sports, art, etc. Talk about how Jesus is an amazing teacher who came to teach us important things about God and how to love one another.

Cuddle Time

Cuddle with your child and pray: “God, I believe Jesus loves us and wants to teach us important things. Help [child’s name] and me listen to Jesus and do what He says.”

Bath Time

Add toy people/figures and a bathtub crayon to bath time. Draw a road on the bathtub. Encourage your child to walk the people on the road as you sing the following words to the tune of “Following the Leader”: “We’re going to hear Jesus, Jesus, Jesus. We’re going to hear Jesus teach important things.”

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