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.
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
A few articles on the pyramids
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.
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.
Baby Moseh skit:
– 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.
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