The Biggest Story Curriculum, Volume 1: Pentateuch

Stories 1–20

Illustrated by Don Clark, By Crossway

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Children’s Curriculum from The Biggest Story Bible Storybook Presents Fun, Multimedia Lessons on the Pentateuch

Help kids understand the message of the first five books of the Bible with volume 1 of The Biggest Story Curriculum. These 20 lessons on key biblical stories—including creation, the flood, the Tower of Babel, and Jacob and Esau—have been carefully constructed by a team of pastors, children’s ministry workers, and content creators. Each lesson creatively retells Scripture to help children in grades K–5 grasp God’s plan to redeem the world through his Son, Jesus.

Designed for use in a Sunday school, children’s church, or homeschool context, each lesson in The Biggest Story Curriculum includes an easy-to-use teaching plan, discussion questions, and activities. These modular lesson plans provide comprehensive and integrated teaching with easy-to-follow instructions, fun activities, simple crafts, and more.

Volume 1 is also available as part of the 6-volume Biggest Story Curriculum: Box Set, which includes 104 Old and New Testament Scripture lessons and a coloring and activity book.

  • Bible Lessons for Kindergarten through 5th Grade: Colorful printed materials and lesson plans assist pastors, children’s ministry leaders, and parents alike as they teach young people God’s story of redemption
  • Easy-to-Follow Lesson Plans: Includes a number of sample lesson plans, “Teach the Story” and “Gospel Connection” sections, discussion questions, and activity and craft options, plus downloadable materials
  • Can Be Used as a Companion to The Biggest Story Bible Storybook: Created by a team of pastors, children’s ministry workers, and content creators, with illustrations by artist Don Clark
  • Integrates with Website: Users can download coloring pages, activity sheets, and craft templates

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Crossway was founded as a not-for-profit ministry in 1938 to publish gospel-centered, Bible-based content that will honor our Savior and serve his church. We seek to help people understand the massive implications of the gospel and the truth of God’s Word, for all of life, for all eternity, and for the glory of God.


Don Clark

Don Clark is an artist and cofounder of Invisible Creature, a widely respected and award-winning design studio based in Seattle, Washington. He has worked with clients such as Target, Pixar, NASA, The New York Times, LEGO, and Apple. Don and his wife, Erika, have three children and live on a small farm just outside Seattle.

Product Details

Category: Education
Church Ministry
Children & Youth
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 184
Size: 8.0 in x 10.375 in
Weight: 18.74 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-8898-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-8898-3
ISBN-UPC: 9781433588983
Case Quantity: 30
Published: June 06, 2023

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: And So It Begins (Genesis 1–2)
Lesson 2: A Very Bad Day (Genesis 3)
Lesson 3: From Bad to Worse (Genesis 3–4)
Lesson 4: Rain, Rain, Go Away (Genesis 6–9)
Lesson 5: A Table and a Tower (Genesis 10–11)
Lesson 6: The Father of Nations (Genesis 11–13)
Lesson 7: Let’s Make a Deal (Genesis 15; 17)
Lesson 8: The Judge Judges Justly (Genesis 18–19)
Lesson 9: It’s a Boy (Genesis 21–22)
Lesson 10: God’s Tricky, Hairy, Blessed People (Genesis 25; 27)
Lesson 11: Blessings in the Night (Genesis 28; 32)
Lesson 12: Joseph’s Mean Brothers and What God Meant to Do (Genesis 37; 50)
Lesson 13: God Raises Up a Deliverer (Exodus 1–3)
Lesson 14: Free at Last (Exodus 4–15)
Lesson 15: The Way to Stay Free (Exodus 19–20)
Lesson 16: A Fancy Tent and a Foolish Cow (Exodus 32–34)
Lesson 17: A Tale of Two Goats (Leviticus 16)
Lesson 18: Big People, Little Faith (Numbers 13–14)
Lesson 19: You’re Not the Boss of Me (Numbers 16)
Lesson 20: The Daughters of Zelophehad (Numbers 27; 36)

The Biggest Story Curriculum is a wonderful way to joyfully and imaginatively teach the Scriptures as a unified whole with a central message about the redemption of the world through Jesus.”

David Gibson

Minister, Trinity Church, Aberdeen, Scotland

“The beautifully animated videos, engaging lesson materials, and rich theology will make this the perfect resource for your children’s ministry.”

Jared Kennedy

Editor, The Gospel Coalition; author, The Beginner’s Gospel Story Bible and Keeping Your Children’s Ministry on Mission