Shemot | שמות | “Names”

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Listen to or read the portion here

Summed up for the little one’s here

The video of the portion here

History and Science

As part of their punishment the Israelites were forced to make brick with straw they gathered themselves.    What did they use this straw for?  Research how they made bricks.

bricks

An article on how to make bricks. http://www.ehow.com/how_2314179_make-bricks.html

make your own bricks!  Ice trays make great mini brick molds 🙂 http://www.parentingscience.com/preschool-science-experiment-mud.html Have your older children make a pyramid with bricks they made themselves

What did they use the bricks for?  Research how the pyramids were made

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A few articles on the pyramids

http://www.catchpenny.org/howbuilt.html

http://www.answersingenesis.org/creation/v26/i4/pyramids.asp

Suddenly a bush starts burning.  Why would this have not just happened on it’s own?  What does it take to start a fire?  Research fire starting methods.

Health

Pharaoh decided that the Israelite slaves didn’t need to rest from their work any and must work harder and longer.  Is this good for us?  Research why our body needs to rest.

Worksheets

Shemot cursive copywork

Shemot print copywork

Shemot worksheet

Shemot Drawing Prompt

Music

Click  here for a song and the lyrics

Food Ideas

http://themedthinking.wordpress.com/2010/01/07/shmot/

Fun Activities

Baby Moseh skit:

Props:

– Basket

– Something to represent Moshe (a doll, a stuffed animal)

– *Optional: Baby Moshe “birth announcement”

Activity: Put on a skit of Batya finding Moshe in the water. Cast includes Miriam, Batya, Batya’s servent, and Paraoh.

Crossword

Fun video

Coloring Pages

wordsearch

crossword

Good page of crafts about the baby in the basket.. http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/Bible%20Themes%20-%20Moses.html

cute idea for a burning bush artwork here. http://biblestoryhour.blogspot.com/2009/04/unit-1-lesson-7b-moses.html

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Author: Suzanne McDaniel

I've been married for 11 years to my wonderful husband Jesse. I'm a momma to 3 kiddos, Brianna, Lorien, and Rohan. I'm a lover of the Lord YHWH, a believer in the Messiah Yehshua, and a follower of his law the Torah. I enjoy homeschooling my kiddos, I love decorating, especially DIY projects, and actually enjoy being in the kitchen (except the cleanup.. hate that lol)

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