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The book of Genesis takes us from the creation of the world through the stories of Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, the garden of Eden, Noah, Abraham & Sarah, Isaac & Rebecca, Jacob & Rachel & Leah and their families.

The book of Genesis is basically the story of one family.

Bible Study Tools

Bible Talk

Discuss with your children:

  • What is family?
  • Is a family only biological?
  • What makes a family cohesive?

Creative Thinking

  • What makes family special?
  • What makes your family unique?

Homeschool Activities

  • The book of Genesis is mainly the story of one family. Write the story of your family. See how far back you can go.
  • Make a family tree. See how far back you can go.
  • Draw a biblical family tree. Can you start with Adam & Eve? If not, start with Abraham and Sarah.
  • Adam & Eve were the first people created. Do you feel related to them? Why or why not?
  • Write a summary of the book of Genesis in one or more of the following:
      • a blog
      • a tweet
      • a paragraph
      • a cartoon
      • a poem
      • a song
  • Create a campaign to encourage people to read the book of Genesis. Use at least two of the following:
      • twitter
      • blog
      • billboard
      • flyer
      • poster
      • email
  • The book of Genesis is made up of many short stories. Which is your favorite? Why?
  • Check out Enjoying Genesis: The Bible in Rhyme on Marcia Goldlist’s author page.