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Dawn Rundman
 
You'll Need 1. Foam core 2. Hole punch 3. Chenille wires (on-hand supplies: scissors and markers) A triptych is a threepaneled piece of art-the style has been ...
 
Have kids make this special gift for Father's Day. You'll need white construction paper, washable paint, paintbrushes, glue sticks, and copies of My Little H...
 
Have kids create these unique handprint gifts for their dads, uncles, or grandfathers on Father's Day. You'll need plaster of Paris mix; water; plastic tubs (margarine...
 
Try this sandy craft to show kids God keeps his promises. You'll need colored craft sand, funnels, clear plastic bottles with lids, star stickers, and alphabet sticke...
 
Teach kids to pray with this fun, summery craft! You'll need a permanent marker, 3- to 4-inch Styrofoam balls, stickers, washable markers, and tongue depressors. You'll nee...
 
  The children in your class or at home will love making--and eating--these candy turkeys. You'll need chocolate-covered Oreo cookies, chocolate frosting, Nes...
Roseanne Sather
 
Materials Needed: 1 Dry Branch (at least 2 ft. high), 1 quart size mason jar, smooth river stones, decorative moss, 12 inch ribbon, metal rim marking tags, and pens. ...
 
Objective: Kids will learn that God can transform bad situations into something good. Stuff you'll need: A salad spinner, paper, and tempera paint. Text: Romans 8:28...
 
GRADES K-6 Stuff you'll need: Thin wire, styrofoam packaging "popcorn," curling ribbon, and scissors. Get ready: Cut wire into 18-inch pieces. Tell kids to: *Stri...
 
GRADES K-2 Stuff you'll need: Glue, waxed paper, glitter, box lid, nylon filament thread, and tacks. Tell kids to: "Paint" a simple butterfly shape on a sheet of w...
 
Stuff you'll need: Card stock, masking tape, and crayons. Tell kids to: Attach several strips of masking tape to your paper to create a cross. Overlap your masking tape ...
 
Have your children work together to create an unforgettable Easter play with these giant puppets. Children will make the puppets, write the script, and perform the play. ...
Cynthia Crane and Sharon Stratmoen
 
When your class time is over and the sermon isn't, whaddaya do? Try a Plan in a Can! It's Sunday morning and you've just finished your entire lesson. You check the clock,...
 
For: GRADES K-6 Stuff you'll need: For each child, glue, a plastic-foam sandwich box (cut in half), a 5 1/2X11-inch plastic-foam meat tray, an empty thread spool, a thin ...
 
Preschoolers will enjoy making these special gifts for Mother's Day. You'll need large macrame beads, small silk flowers and Play-Doh. Have children each select a be...
 
Before class, ask families to donate used pump-spray bottles, such as hair spray or home cleaner bottles. Wash all these bottles and pumps in ammonia to get rid of the old s...
 
Kids will create a memory box to help them remember God's plan for them. Scripture: Psalm 33:11 You'll Need: One box per child, wrapping paper, decorating supplies, a...
 
Try this fun craft with a lesson on Jonah and the big fish. Have kids press their thumbs onto an ink pad, then make a thumbprint in the center of a paper to make the fis...
 
This fun craft shows kids how fearfully and wonderfully God made them. What You'll Need A cookie sheet (no edges), nonmedicated shaving cream (available at dollar st...
 
Preschoolers can make these colorful coats while they learn about Joseph and his coat of many colors. You'll need coffee filters, washable markers, water, a spray bottle...
 
Preschoolers can build a leaf person as a reminder that God created each of them uniquely. Stuff: Fall items from nature such as twigs and leaves, glue sticks, and constr...
 
Give children a copy of this prayer or have them make cards with it. Gentle Jesus born this day In a manger filled with hay. We your Christmas children be- Help us now ...
 
Give your preschoolers the opportunity to demonstrate their thankfulness in a tangible way. Have your kids create redeemable gift certificates to give to their parents, tea...
 
Age Level: 6 to 12 Materials: For each child, you'll need a paper gift bag, a 9-inch paper plate, and one piece of card stock cut 1/4 inch shorter in width than the widt...
 
Help little ones create this keepsake heart for Valentine's Day. You'll need pink and purple washable paints, wide paintbrushes, white construction paper, and markers. ...
 
Help your children's ministry kids lean the importance of forgiveness while build a snowflake craft. You'll need white yarn, scissors, glue, pie tins, wax paper, and a Bi...
 
It takes team work and a lot of players for a children's ministry to be successful. There is no better way to show your church custodian your ministry's appreciation than by...
 
Save money by printing and customizing these free tags, match them to your budget-friendly affirmation gifts, and get busy affirming your wonderful ministry volunteers! B...
 
A great way to remember the importance of Palm Sunday. Palm Cross Video
Carmen Kamrath
 
Easy crafts that'll open kids' eyes to the wonder of Christ's resurrection during the Easter holiday. One week that changed history forever. One unselfish act that change...
 
Make your own non-toxic playdough with this simple recipe that will be great for children's crafts, playtime and more. Simply follow the directions in this recipe and create...
 
A great children's craft that will teach your nursery aged kids how Jesus takes care of us. For each child, cut out a lamb-shape mask from cardboard. Cut a hole in the ce...
 
This simple children's craft is a great opportunity for your little ones to color, sew, and work on their hand-eye coordination. When finished, they will have a beautiful cr...
 
Use this unique craft to let preschoolers express themselves while they learn about God's creation. You'll need a children's Bible, 6-inch clear plastic dessert plates, p...
 
For this craft you'll need: Heavy paper, pastel crayons, black poster paint, bent paper clips or nails, dish soap, paintbrushes, and dishes. Get ready: Mix a drop of soap...
 
Objective: Kids will learn to share with others. Stuff you'll need: A bag of unpopped popcorn, paper cups, plastic spoons, construction paper, tempera paint, large shallo...
 
Your church family will celebrate God's blessings with this special Wall of Thanksgiving craft, created especially by children. Using an instant or digital camera, take ...
 
Preschoolers and their parents will treasure this Christmas craft. Two to three weeks before Christmas, take a photo of each child in your class. Have these pictures dev...
 
Stuff you'll need: Seven large paper grocery bags, markers, hole punch, ribbon, scissors, six large Ziploc bags, various items such as confetti, construction paper, crayons,...
 
Recycle plastic milk bottle caps into refrigerator magnets. Have children apply stickers to the inside of the cap. Or cut out pictures from magazines or real pictures of...
 
Children's Craft Idea For Students in Grades K-3 Stuff you'll need: Plastic lids from coffee or Kool-Aid cans, scissors, thick yarn, cardstock, and fabric or plastic. ...
 
Objective: Kids will have a multi-sensory experience of Christ's nativity. Stuff you'll need: Graham crackers, animal crackers, Elfwiches, shredded wheat biscuits, chocol...
 
Have children create Christmas gifts using this fun dough. Before class, mix together 1 cup of baking soda, 1/2 cup of cornstarch, several drops of food coloring, and 3/4...
Mary J. Davis
 
While children each form a snowperson out of clay or dough, talk about the beauty of winter. Encourage the children to pray with you and thank God for loving people in all t...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Preschoolers can make this gift for someone special to celebrate Valentine's Day. You'll need 11x17 white construction paper, red tempera paint, plastic bowls, baking potat...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Kids can create Valentine hearts just bursting with love. You'll need white card stock, pink transparent vinyl, scissors, ribbon, a hole punch, Starburst fruit chews, and...
 
Use this bulletin board craft idea to celebrate Valentine's Day. You'll need card stock, several colors of felt or other fabric scraps, lace, ribbon, leather laces, glue, sc...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
These special valentines give families the chance to reconnect and combine their talents to share love with others. You'll need a variety of colors of paper preprinted with ...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Give your congregation an opportunity to pray for the children in your ministry this Valentine's Day Have children each print their first name on the center of a card sto...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
When Valentine's Day rolls around in February, use these fun craft and snack ideas to spread love, joy, and the Word of God throughout your church. Craft: Heart Pla...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
From "Princesses and Pirates" featured in the January/February 2009 issue of Children's Ministry magazine: Princess photo frame click to download the pdf...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
From "Princesses and Pirates" featured in the January/February 2009 issue of Children's Ministry magazine Pirate Invitation click to download the pdf ...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
From "Princesses and Pirates" featured in the January/February 2009 issue of Children's Ministry magazine Pirate Photo Frame click to download the pdf ...
Mary Davis
 
Celebrate kids' unique individuality with this fun craft. Have the children trace their handprints onto white paper. Then have children cut out and fold their hands two or t...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Prepare the following no-bake snack with your child to learn more about John the Baptist. You'll need a large bowl, 12 ounces of butterscotch chips, 12 ounces of Chinese ...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
On tongue depressors, write the words "By his wounds we are healed" from Isaiah 53:5. Then give each child four tongue depressors in a resealable bag. Tell the children t...
Doris Schuchard
 
Create these fun banana "candles" with kids. To make each candle, place one half of a banana -- pointed end up -- inside a pineapple ring. Attach a maraschino cherry "fl...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Ages 3 to 5 To make this craft, you'll need a pink or white lunch bag, a 12-inch pipe cleaner, a 3-inch-round paper doily, a Jesus sticker, a red or pink marker, scissors...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Before your service, cut the top 1/3 off a carpet roll tube. Notch out a piece in the middle of the 1/3 roll. (See illustration.) Make the notch so it'll snuggly fit around ...
Seasonal Specialsone
 
Scripture:  Matthew 5:3-11 What you'll need: Bibles 4 white cone-type coffee filters per child blue and yellow washable markers spray bottle with water ...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Kids can make these delightful Easter gifts to remind people of Jesus' gift of salvation. Age Level: 6 to 12 Activity Time: 30 to 45 minutes For each child, you'...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
This simple craft will help provide children with a better understanding of the "beauty" that can be found in the transformation of Jesus' resurrection. Theme: Jesus is r...
Jennifer Hooks
 
A great craft idea for your children's ministry activity. Age Level: 10 to 12 Scripture: Genesis 9:16 Prep Time: 10 minutes Activity Time: 30 minutes End Result: On...
Sharyn Spradlin
 
A great Sunday school craft project. Collect memorabilia and photos from the past years' experiences. Have younger kids each complete a personalized scrapbook page for th...
 
Make these summertime gifts for parents of your toddlers and babies as a way to encourage parents to share their faith with their children. Take a photo of each chil...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Use pre-printed pages for children to enhance and color during worship or Sunday school on Father's Day... The page looked like the front page of a newspaper. One column ...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
A creative Father's Day craft that children will have fun decorating--and their father's will love to receive. We used a computer to print several 5 1/4-inch-long tie patt...
Deborah Parks
 
Fun ideas and lessons that celebrate our nation's birthday and our independence through exciting crafts and Bible activities. Living Out Our Liberty For this craft, you...
Roseanne Sather
 
God's love does many good works in our lives, much like ladybugs do good works for the garden. Help kids create ladybugs and aphids with this fun children's craft. You'll...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Connect kids with a prayer partner for the new school year with this unique craft. Supplies: large jigsaw puzzle pieces; paper; markers; scissors; key rin...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
To celebrate the children in our children's ministry, we inflated 100 helium balloons and strung them on a coat rack. We wrote the name of a child on each balloon. At the ...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Have the kids in your class mark the end of summer with this fun project... You'll need a white, 100 percent cotton T-shirt for each child, washable white glue, cold wate...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Use these downloadable friend photos and descriptions (from "Keeping Current's Reel Time: Princess Protection Program") to lead kids in an activity to help them discover tha...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Create a blue fish sock puppet and prepare to tell a Bible story from the fish's perspective. This video will help you see how to create the sock puppet. I...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Kids can use this downloadable postcard to write a personal invitation to guests, inviting them to return to your children's ministry the following week. Click to down...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
To make Puppy Chow Ingredients: 9 cups crispy rice cereal squares 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar ...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Your kids can help clothe girls in Uganda with this simple, easy-to-make pillowcase dress pattern. To view the pattern, go to hope4kidsinternational.org. Click the play...
Courtney Wilson
 
Kids love to unravel a mystery because they're motivated by their curious nature. Use these ideas where imagination and exploration reveal biblical truths... There's a di...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
You'll need to collect clear glass bottles of different sizes and shapes before class. You'll also need tacky glue, paintbrushes, colored craft sand (available at craft stor...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
School teachers will love this practical, personal gift... You'll need craft foam, felt, pencils, scissors, glue, yarn, card stock, a hole punch, and fine-tipped permanen...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Seeing is believing and this simple preschool Bible craft will help younger students understand that "Jesus was once their size." Have children paste a copy of the follow...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
October is Pastor Appreciation Month, so why not let all the kids in your ministry express their gratitude and appreciation for your pastor? You'll need colorful paper, m...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Use these customizable nametag ideas with kids to welcome guests and let kids express themselves. Kids can cut out construction paper fruit shapes to represent a fruit ...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
A great way for your class to show their appreciation and say thank you to our military personnel. Thank You -- Collect photos of the youngest generation in your fa...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Kids who love to work with their hands will enjoy creating breadbaskets for someone special. This project is an excellent way to reflect on God's daily presence as our bread...
 
Parents never tire of seeing their child's picture, and they'll love to receive these Christmastime photo keepsakes. Take a picture of each baby or toddler, and get the film...
 
Kids can make this huggable gift as a Valentine's day craft. You'll need yarn, white construction paper, red paint, sponge brushes, scissors, tape, glue sticks, envelopes,...
Reader Submitted
 
A Valentine's Day craft and object lesson that will show God's love to someone special. By Debbie Trafton O'Neal Objective: Kids will show love to someone special. ...
Reader Submitted
 
We wanted to share God's love with people in our community. So our children cut out about 200 large pink and red construction paper hearts and folded them in half. On the ou...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Use these 15-minute lessons to help children understand that even though God made each one of us to be different from anybody else, and he loves us all the same. By Jocly...
Reader Submitted
 
On Palm Sunday, put three brightly colored strips of paper (approximately 2 1/2 x 11 inches long) in each worship bulletin. During the service just before the offering, ask ...
Reader Submitted
 
Stuff you'll need: an adult-sized shirt to cover each child's clothes, 1 yard of clear vinyl (available in fabric or craft stores), permanent markers, and scissors. Get r...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Create these sticky messages to give the kids in your class this Valentine's Day. You'll need sticks of chewing gum, chenille wires, craft foam, scissors, glue, and perma...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Preteens can make these napkin rings to use at their families' Easter dinner. You'll need chenille wires and pony beads. Have kids bend chenille wires in half to find t...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
An insightful craft project that will help kids learn the Lord's Prayer. Stuff you'll need: For each person, 4 inches each of blue, white, purple, green, yellow, red, ora...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
You'll need large macrame beads, small silk flowers and Play-Doh. Have children each select a bead and silk flowers. Then help them each fill their beads with Play-Doh. A...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Kids will enjoy making this special gift for their mothers. Lead kids in the following steps: Trace and cut out one large flower shape with three petals from white card...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Give each child a packet of fruit or vegetable seeds and a sheet of construction paper. Ask a child to read aloud Galatians 5:22-23 about the fruit of the Spirit. Talk about...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Children especially struggle when someone they love dies. So a memory box is a great way to help them feel close to the person they've lost. Help your child through grief b...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Make your own friendship beads from start to finish. To make bracelets and necklaces you'll need a batch of dough per 5 children, toothpicks, and dental floss. To mak...
Reader Submitted
 
A creative message for parents on either Father's Day or Mother's Day. Fifteen minutes before the end of class on Mother's or Father's Day, give each child a piece of col...
Reader Submitted
 
Here's a new twist on the old standby Father's Day gift. Give your fathers ties that they've worn before! We had a lot of fun with this fundraiser for Father's Day. We as...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
A fun and shining way to show Jesus' love on Independence Day that will lead your kids' imagination to explode. You'll need: toilet paper rolls, various colors of long, m...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Have children don their paint shirts. Using red, white and blue face paint, paint freedom symbols on each child's face. Use a separate paint brush for each color. You may wa...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Craft: Jonah in a Bottle. A creative object lesson that will help kids learn prayer, obedience, and trust. All you need is a bottle and a big fish. Have you ever been...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
A View From the Inside. A fun and artistic insight into Jonah's "whale" of a journey that teaches kids where true salvation is found.   As Jonah ran away fr...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Have kids create a bookworm pencil-topper friend to keep them company as they do their homework. For each child, you'll need one pipe cleaner, one 1-inch and two 3/4-inch...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Stuff you'll need: A roll of clear contact paper; scissors; a pencil or crayon; masking tape; several sheets of red, orange, yellow, green and blue tissue paper; cotton ball...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
God's Eternal Love Song of Songs 2:11-13   What Kids Will Do: Make stuffed pet doves to love. What Kids Will Need: 9x12-inch pieces of white felt, fiberfill,...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Your kids can make harvest place mats for family members to remind them that they're special to God. You'll need apples, a knife, tempera paint, paintbrushes, a black ma...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
You'll need a small branch, a stapler, paper apples, pencils, pins, a small basket, and a thumbtack. Staple the small branch to a bulletin board. Use the thumbtack to attach...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
For each child, you'll need a 4X12-inch strip of red construction paper, a 3X4-inch piece of sandpaper, and glue. Before class, lay the paper horizontally. Write the follo...
Sondra Saunders
 
Cut out leaf and acorn shapes, using fall colors such as orange, brown, yellow, and red. Using a paper plate with the middle cut out so that it looks like a doughnut, help c...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Decorate your hallway with kids' and parents' expressions of thanks this Thanksgiving. Hang yellow, blue, green, and purple pieces of butcher paper in a rectangular or sq...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Here's a great idea to help you create a Christmas season to remember. For our children's program, we had each family decorate a star cluster. Each family wrote the paren...
Lori Haynes Niles
 
Help babies give musical praise during the holiday season by making them a pair of Baby Bells. For each infant, you'll need a red pair and a green pair of socks, one size la...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Kids will love to re-create the barn animals that kept Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus company on the night Jesus was born. Scripture: Luke 2:13-18 Materials: Empty puddin...
Carmen Kamrath and RoseAnne Sather
 
Spring into Easter with 13 ideas celebrating God's creation. Spring is in the air -- birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and the cool air of winter turns warm. ...
 
Stone Surprise Let your kids discover the surprise of the empty tomb on Easter morning with these plaster rocks. You'll need tissue paper, aluminum foil, plaster of P...
 
7 all-new, all-fun ideas for summer faith growth. Crawl under a prickly bush, climb a camouflaged tree, wade in a crisp early-summer stream. No child can resist explorin...
Reader Submitted
 
Remember the important role that our eartly father's play in our lives with this hands-on Bible activity. Stuff you'll need: Construction paper, scissors, a hole punch, y...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Our children created a unique card for Father's Day. Using their thumbprints, the children created pictures of sheep. They then drew a shepherd and glued this poem (my origi...
 
A fun devotion to help kids celebrate fathers and recognize our heavenly father on Father's Day. Preparation: You'll need a Bible, colorful stickers, and a 2X24-inc...
 
What Kids Will Do: Design serving trays as they learn how Jesus showed his disciples how to serve others. What Kids Will Need: aluminum biscuit pans, white paint, paintbrus...
 
What Kids Will Do: Make friendship stickers with hidden messages to encourage others. What Kids Will Need: old magazines, scissors, wax paper, glue mixture, paintbrushes,...
 
Help your preschoolers know they're special to God. Say: Once there was a shepherd who had 100 sheep. He always took good care of his sheep. Every day, the shepherd ...
Lois Keffer
 
When you say "craft time," do the boys in your class moan, yawn, escape to the bathroom, or find other creative ways to express their displeasure? Maybe they have a poin...
Group Books
 
Kids love outdoor summer fun - playing in the park, swimming, and catching fireflies under the star-lit sky. Help your kids appreciate the wonder of God's creation this sum...
Group Books
 
The Bible says that someone is knocking at the door. Read Revelation 3:20-21 to find out who it is. Then, use this craft with an individual child or a whole class to bring t...
Lois Keffer
 
FALL Pile of Prayers Cover the bulletin board with sky blue wrapping paper. Have kids cut leaf shapes from orange, red and yellow construction paper. Let younger kids ...
 
PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN *Bible Activity: Our Gifts-Show children an empty manger. *Say: A manger is a food dish for cows. But for baby Jesus, it was a bed. Jesus came to e...
Reader Submitted
 
Teach kids to how to reach those around them, including their families, by living the faith that is presented in this craft-based Bible lesson. Objective: Kids will learn...
 
Amaze kids and families with these great ideas that'll help them grow closer to God. Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer's year," Billy Graham once said...
 
PREPARATION You'll need: • an empty tin can • and a votive candle for each child, • hammers, • nails, • and matches. • Before class, remove the labels from the c...
 
Big Fish Puppet Give each child a business-size envelope, and have him or her seal it shut. Help each child cut one end off the envelope, about one-half inch from the edge....
Amy Nappa
 
Glitter jars provide a fun and crafty object lesson designed to help introduce the majesty of the Creation story to your children's ministry. This project requires easy-to-f...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Remember all those crafts you made as a child? Macaroni shells painted gold. Plaster of Paris handprints. These simple object lessons are a great way to help kids create a b...
 
Whoo loves you? This preschool-age appropriate craft project is a creative way to teach your children's ministry students the answer to this great question. Simple Suppli...
 
The beauty of God's creation is visible all around us. Use these creative windsocks to teach the kids in your children's ministry the importance of taking time to admire His...
Reader Submitted
 
Father's Day provides a great way to celebrate both our heavenly and our earthly fathers. Try these crafty Bible activities to make this day memorable. To make our Father...
Lori Haynes Niles
 
School will soon be out, and children will be searching for things to do. How can you possibly find enough fun-filled activities to whet their appetites for the things of Go...
 
There is no greater way to teach children how God can make all things beautiful, even the ugliest thing on earth, than by focusing on the cross. Truth: We thank Jesus for...
 
While paper flowers are never quite as awe-inspring as God's handiwork, the crepe paper flower blossoms kids will create in this craft project are simply amazing. The...
 
Help your preschoolers make these cool Valentine's Day gifts! For each Valentine ornament, you'll need an 8-inch red heart and a 4-inch white heart cut from card stock; t...
Karl Bastian
 
Check out these three cool Bible activities for the Fall season, or anytime. These fun activities and crafts are so cool that they will make you think there is a chill in th...
 
Your kids can make a valuable contribution to your church Thanksgiving celebration by preparing table decorations three weeks in advance. o Three Weeks from Thanksgiving ...
 
Your kids will enjoy creating this reminder of the past year. You'll need a large cardboard tube-similar to the ones inside large rolls of paper or plastic. (Check with your...
 
Kids love puppets...especially puppets that can swallow both of their hands. This fun Bible activity and craft is a great way to get your children's ministry kids involv...
 
9 new ideas that'll spark kids' God-given creativity all summer long. Remember all those crafts you made as a child? Macaroni shells painted gold. Plaster of Pari...
Jane Choun
 
ALL ABOARD! NEXT STOP: THE WORLD! These ideas will launch your kids into thinking about how their world compares and contrasts to their brothers' and sisters' world ar...
 
VALENTINE BOXES My third and fourth graders decorated, filled, and personally delivered valentine boxes to our senior church members. The children filled the boxes with va...
 
Splash into summer with these sizzling new games, crafts, and ideas that'll make kids come back for more. School's out for summer! Or at least it soon will be. You can ...
 
Try these fun ideas to make dads in your church feel special. You Deserve a Break-Choose a restaurant close to your church, and have the fathers and their children meet...
 
The gift of Christ is for everyone-everywhere. And on Christmas Day in almost every country around the world, the human race stops-if only for an instant-to give homage ...
Joan Goldberg
 
11 new, active craft ideas. Can't look another crayon in the eye? If you're bored with your craft program, infuse new life into it with these 11 ideas. Sawdust Scu...
 
Incredible reader-submitted Christmas celebration ideas, crafts, and more to make your holiday season special. NATIVITY TOUR Invite the families in your church to bring ...
Diane Doughty
 
A PLACE FOR THANKS Children of all ages can make Thanksgiving place mats for their families and others in your church to enjoy and cherish. Notify your Sunday school tea...
 
A fun and creative way to celebrate Earth Day! You'll need: newspaper; fresh, green leaves; fabric paints; paintbrushes; container of water; prewashed solid T-shirt for ...
Christine Yount Jones
 
STICKER TAG Give each child five stickers. Tell children to play Tag by chasing other children and putting stickers on their clothing. Children cannot peel off any stickers...
 
GRADES 3-6 Objective: Kids will put themselves in the place of a Bible character. Stuff you'll need: 3X5 cards, fine-tipped markers, string, and a hole punch. Text...
 
GRADES K-3 Objective: Kids will learn that miracles are possible with God. Stuff you'll need: Buttermilk, 1-inch-wide sponge brushes, pastel construction paper, and co...
 
Stuff you'll need: Card stock; 1/2-inch-thick sponges cut in different-size heart shapes, aluminum pie pans each filled with a different-color tempera paint; pencils, scisso...
 
For: GRADES K-2 Stuff you'll need: Glue, toothpicks, uncooked alphabet macaroni, markers and bar pins (safety pins with backs). Tell kids to: *Glue together five to...
 
Craft Stuff you'll need: One large and one small tin can. The small can should be small enough to rattle around in the bigger can. You'll also need a hammer, a nail, temp...
 
The concept of the Holy Spirit can be difficult to grasp-so use this craft to teach kids how the Holy Spirit transforms hearts. Explain that everyone sins and sin create...
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