Moses In Egypt: Five Day Lesson Plan for Preschoolers

Day Four – The Passover and Freedom

Supply Checklist:

  • Photos or PowerPoint for storytelling
  • Puppets for storytelling – lamb and young child
  • Props for storytelling – rod, unleavened bread, bitter herbs
  • Activity – water, container, paintbrushes, bitter herbs, rod
  • Song – printed words, downloaded recording of song
  • Craft supplies – construction paper for background, brown construction paper precut into an “opening door”, crayons or markers, glue, precut verse
  • Additional activity – printed puppets, crayons, popsicle sticks, tape
  • Snack – unleavened bread (crackers), water, plates, cups, napkins

God explained that that night He was going to pass through the land to bring judgement. But if He saw blood on the doorposts of a house He would pass over and those inside would be spared. So the Hebrews did as God instructed. – Slide 15Big Idea:

If we believe and obey God, He can save us.

Photos for Storytelling:

Free Bible Images has a series of illustrations that can be used to tell the story of the passover and exodus from Egypt: You can print off large copies, or put the photos in a PowerPoint presentation.   (We did a post on ideas for using the free Bible images website.)

Props for Storytelling:

Parsley Curled Petroselinum Crispum HosseiRod – to demonstrate that they needed to have their staff in their hand to be ready to leave (also shoes, but I will assume that you already have those 🙂 ).

Unleavened bread – crackers to show how the bread didn’t rise because they needed to leave in haste.

Bitter herbs – parsley is a good option.

Puppets – print and use lamb and young child puppets for telling the story (template is in the post intro).

Sensory or Movement:

Have them paint the doorway with blood (paintbrush and water), and then eat bitter herbs with a rod in their hand and ready to go at any minute!


“The Ten Plagues” (to the tune of “This Old Man”)


Have kids glue precut door onto paper.  Have them color the doorposts red, and draw happy people inside.  They can draw stars outside and grass, as they so please.  Glue verse at the bottom.

Additional Craft:

Puppet coloring!  Using crayons or markers color precut child and lamb puppets before gluing them onto popsicle sticks (template is in the post intro).

Biscuit Crackers, Biscuits, Healthy


Unleavened bread (crackers).




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