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Jealous Activity

This activity goes along with the story of Joseph's coat of many colors. 

After our reading of Joseph the Dreamer and Sold! I gave the dragons each an envelope with the letters J-E-A-L-O-U-S inside.


Before they opened the envelopes to discover what was inside we took a minute to define the word Jealous. 

The word was used in our reading a couple of times, it is not a word we use in our regular vocabulary. 

I wrote JEALOUS on the board and I started asking questions. 





I asked questions that would help the dragons identify with the feeling jealous. The Dragons took turns asking questions too. I think this helped them identify more. 

After a question was asked if the dragons would feel jealous as an answer to the question they took out a letter. 

I asked that they take the letters out in order "match the word on the board". 

This was good for letter recognition. 

After the questions were asked we discussed what we should do if we feel jealous, how we should react. 
There are multiple answers including giving our jealous feelings to God in prayer and asking for his help settling our hearts. 

The Dragons enjoyed this activity and asked to do it again! 



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