Advent Week One
John the Baptist: The Rescuer is Coming!
The week in preschool we began the season of advent with the news that the Rescuer is Coming and that He is coming for Everyone.
A little background. The amazing Matt Whitney made a gorgeous pastel scene for our "reverse advent calendar". Each week we will be adding something to the scene. Each item is a clue about who this rescuer is going to be.
We talked about rescuers. Diego, Batman, Ironman. They all rescue animals or people who are in trouble.
Building on last weeks story about the Prophets, we learned that God's people were in trouble and He is sending a Rescuer. Who is this Rescuer? Each week until Christmas we'll get a clue!
Today's clue was a Horn. It belonged to John (the baptist), a Prophet.
-He lived in the desert
-He ate bugs and honey
-He told people the rescuer was coming
-We imagine he would shout and blow his horn so many people would hear about the rescuer
Thanks to Mark and Jen for helping us with music! Jen brought her trombone so we could hear just how loud a horn can be! We sang:
-go tell it on the mountain
-away in a manger
Our craft was to make two horns to remind us "the rescuer is coming"! One was to "play" and one was an ornament for our home Christmas trees. Hope yours made it home in one piece! There will be 4 ornaments in total to remind them of each clue.