Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Toddler

The story of Esther

Class: Pre-K

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 8

Age: 3 years

Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Christian Religious Knowledge

Topic: The story of Esther

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

  1. Give a simple meaning of courage
  2. Discuss the story of how Esther delivered her people

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, playway method, questions and answers, demonstration, story-telling

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: toys, picture books showing the life of Esther, bible, story book







The teacher uses the For such a time as this song to introduce the topic.

She explains what courage means- Courage means making good decisions in the face of fear or obstacles

Pupils pay attention



She then further explains that Esther had become a queen in Persia after the former Queen Vashti was removed because she disobeyed the king

Pupils pay attention and participates



Using the bible story books and the pictures there in she tells the story of Esther

-      How an enemy named Haman had planned to slaughter the people of Israel living in the land of Persia

-      How Esther was told by her uncle Mordecai what Haman had planned

-      How Esther organized a fast both for herself and her maids and also all the children of Israel living in Persia

-      How it was a law that no one was to appear before the king unless they were called

-      How Esther had courageously gone before the king even when it could have led to her losing her life

-      How the king killed Haman for trying to kill Esther’s people and they were delivered

Pupils pay attention and participate


EVALUATION:    1. _________ is when we make our choices I the face of fear and obstacles. (courage, humility)

  1. _________ appeared before the king even when she could have been killed. (Daniel, Esther)
  2. Who was killed by the king for trying to kill Esther’s people? (Isaac, Haman)


CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the pupils positively

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