Kids often need help understanding that God protects us and
keeps us safe. This devotion shows how God's love will protect us
in all things.
•Theme: God's protection
•Text: Psalm 91:1-2
•Preparation: You'll need an empty pint-sized
milk carton, cotton balls, a raw egg, strapping tape, and a bowl.
Add cotton balls to fill the milk carton 1/3 full. Carefully place
the egg in the center of the carton, cover the egg and completely
fill the carton with cotton balls. Tape the opening shut.
•The Message: (Sit in a circle.) I put an egg in
this milk carton. What do you think will happen if we toss it to
each other? (Toss the milk carton to a child and have that child
toss the carton to another child. Continue until each child has
Let's see what happened to the egg. (Open the milk carton and
remove the egg, being careful not to show the cotton balls. Crack
the egg into the bowl.) Why do you think the egg didn't break?
(Show kids the cotton balls.) How did the cotton protect the
(Read the Scripture.) What do these verses say about God? How
does God protect us and keep us safe?
(Close in prayer, thanking God for his protection.)