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This week we are re-releasing a new and improved video about baptism and THIS lesson bundle on baptism! This topic is so very important to young children as they anticipate the time when they will be baptized. It is also a great reminder for children that have been baptized about why they got baptized. We hope that your children will be able to feel the sacred and special ordinance of baptism.

Download this week's Lesson Bundle HERE!

➤ L E S S O N

Open the lesson with a song and a prayer.

🎶 O P E N I N G S O N G : "Baptism"

➤ I N T R O D U C T I O N

Tell children that they will be learning about symbols today. Explain:

“A symbol is when we see something that makes us think of something else. Let’s practice and see if you can make some symbols with our hands!”

1) Can anyone show me the symbol for “I love you?” (thumb, pinky finger, & index finger extended)

2) Can anyone show me the symbol for “good job” or “yes?” (thumbs up)

3) Can anyone show me the symbol for “not good” or “no?” (thumbs down)

4) Can anyone show me the symbol for “hello” and “goodbye?” (waving hand)

After you conclude the activity, discuss the following questions:

1) When you see a traffic light, what is the color green a symbol for? (go)

2) What about the color red? What is that a symbol for? (stop)

3) Why do you think we use these symbols on traffic lights instead of words? (discuss)

4) Which one do you think is the easiest to see? The words, or the symbol? (discuss)