Moses and the Burning Bush | Exodus 3:1-15

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When you are ready to teach about lesson about Moses and the Burning Bush, these activity pages are a great resource.

They are engaging and provide opportunities for discussion about God’s name and God’s attributes shown in this story.

These printables are great for preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary-aged children.

PassageExodus 3:1-15

Title – Moses and the Burning Bush

Lectionary Reference – Year A Proper 17

Target Age Group – Ages 4 to 10

Focus Verse – Exodus 3:2

Bible Verse Pages

You’ll find the focus Bible verse for these pages in Exodus 3:2.

There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of a bush; he looked, and the bush was blazing, yet it was not consumed. NRSV

The verse pages include one page to read the verse and color and a second page offering the verse as copywork.

Coloring Pages

The Color By Number page features a simple outline of a bush and flames. You’ll find two versions of the coloring page featuring Moses approaching the burning bush and the story scripture reference.

Coloring pages and copy work offer numerous benefits for young children. Coloring pages stimulate creativity and fine motor skills as kids choose colors and apply them within the lines, fostering artistic expression. Copywork enhances their handwriting and spelling skills as they trace or write words or sentences.

Word Search Puzzles

You’ll find easy and hard versions of the word search puzzles featuring words from the lesson passage.

Word searches are a fun and engaging way to learn new words and concepts, making them an effective educational tool.

Puzzle words include – middle, did not, messenger, appeared, Moses, burn, flames, Lord, bush.

Take time to discuss the characters, objects, and concepts included in the puzzle.

Maze Pages

You’ll find easy and hard versions of the maze pages, which feature illustrations of Moses and the burning bush.

Mazes offer a multitude of benefits for children. They promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills as kids navigate the twists and turns to find the correct path to the exit. Mazes also enhance spatial awareness and fine motor skills as they carefully follow the lines.

Take time for a quick story review and discuss what Moses might have been thinking and feeling as he saw the bush in flames.

Find and Count Puzzle

The Find and Count or “I Spy” activity page features illustrations from the Bible story.

This type of activity page sharpens observation and attention to detail skills as kids search for specific objects within a cluttered scene. A Find and Count page promotes patience and concentration, helping improve focus and cognitive abilities.

Use this activity page to review and discuss the elements of the story.

Teacher Preparation

To simplify your study time, use the Inductive Bible Study Guide page as you read and review the story and related passages.