KICKRiCKulum Solid Foundation Elementary Kids' Church Curriculum (Elementary Download)
Contains 8 lessons adapted for the learning level of elementary (1st through 6th grade) children. Each lesson uses readily available hands-on material and teacher dialogue leading up to the scripture text. Scripture texts come alive with easy to follow visible object lessons. Other features include lesson reinforcing breakout activities, PowerPoints and interplay between teacher, student and special characters. Digital format lessons make it easy to make changes and notes for your teachers, as well as adapt to your ministry style and format! Modify and print as many lessons as you need! Children stay captivated and involved. No extensive staging or props are necessary. Written for new or experienced teachers, this curriculum has a creative approach that can be used whether taught alone or with classroom helpers.
Take a look at these lesson titles. Each lesson is full of visual and hands on learning to provide deeper understanding into Jesus' method of teaching.
- Body Builders - the church
- The Choice is Yours - right choices
- Infectious Influence-seh - influence
- He Wants it Well Done - stewardship
- Whoa, This is Backwards - servanthood!
- Take the Plunge - baptism
- You May Call Your First Witness - witnessing
- Pass the Mustard (Seed) Please - faith
Download Lesson 1 PowerPoint
Lesson Components - Do some or do them all! (based on skateboard terminology)
- Lesson Pivots: The main focus points of the lesson. Each lesson PIVOTS around the Pivot Verse, Pivot Trait and Pivot Point. Use the PowerPoints to present to the class.
- KIDnabber: A presentation that quickly seizes the child's attention using tangibles that connect the lesson to the child's world; may include a short puppet interaction with Kick Rick or any puppet
- KICK RiCK Grind: Offers obscure facts or research pieces that enhance the lesson
- Rampin' Up: A springboard to the Bible text adding another element of the child's world to the lesson
- Lesson Launch: The Bible story or scripture text that provides the framework of the lesson; makes abstracts concepts concrete
- Air Time: Questions that assess what the children have grasped in the lesson
- Character Skits: Elementary lessons that include the characters of Professor Snodgrass and Coach
- Coach is loud, intense, passionate, serious, and sold-out to winning. Coach could be a man or woman effectively. Most of the skit will be monologue with interaction from children and teacher occasionally. The key to Coach is a loud, in-your-face-style. Coach could wear a whistle, blowing it as he/she enters the room unexpectedly. Coach wears a ball cap, sweatshirt (or sweatsuit), and carries a ball appropriate for the skit. A dry-erase board must be available to diagram plays
- Professor Snodgrass is a laboratory scientist who, at times, is too intelligent for his/her own good. The well-meaning Professor is always working on a new research project, taking the main point of the lesson and crafting it into a fun learning tool. Once you weed through Snodgrass' techno-babble, the Biblical aspect comes alive! The Professor is equally effective when portrayed by a man or woman. At home in a lab-coat stuffed with pens in the chest pocket, Snodgrass at times can be so fixed on the science going through his/her mind that he/she just trails off and embodies the absent-minded Professor to a "T"
- Time to Thrash: Hands-on activities that allow children to experience the lesson using their 5 senses and Bible skills. These activities are tailored to the age and development of the children
- The Final Spin: A wrap up to the lesson