Preschool-age children are rapidly exploring and refining their
gross motor skills-the movement of large muscles of the body. Gross
motor skills help in the development ...
Age Level: 3 to 5
Bible Connect: The Parable of the Growing Seed
Materials: A watering can and water
This game will teach preschoolers about growing...
BEST FOR: GRADES 3-6
ACTIVITY LEVEL: HIGH
Form pairs. If you don't have an even number of children, have
someone act as a partner to two people. Have pairs line up in t...
BEST FOR: GRADES K-6
ACTIVITY LEVEL: HIGH
Kids will enjoy playing this fun hunting game.
Form pairs. Have pairs play this game one at a time. Blindfold
the first pair ...
Encourage preschoolers to learn the names and faces
of their church friends-and that God loves each of them-with this
Take a digital photo of each child in your cla...
Choose five "wise maidens" and a "bridegroom." Have the
bridegroom crouch on the floor with his or her eyes closed. The
wise maidens form the wedding circle around the bride...
BEST FOR: GRADES K-3
ACTIVITY LEVEL: MEDIUM
Form two lines facing each other. Have children in each line stand
at arm's length. Tell children they'll make rain i...
Form two groups, the "grasshoppers" and the "giants." The
grasshoppers must squat low and hop around the room. Their job is
to tag the giants. The giants must walk around th...
Lead preschoolers in this fun action play right before snack
For eyes that see (point to
And hands that touch, (rub hands
Lord, I thank you...
Preschoolers love to be the center of attention. Here's
a game that allows them to be just that while you reinforce the
concept that God made God made all of us...
A fun kid's ministry game that will help children have a heart
for your community while showing the importance of investing time
and prayer in community outreach programs.
Lead children in singing this song to the tune of "The Ants Go
Marching." Continue singing this song, each time changing the names
of the animals and the sounds they make.
Tape a drawing of a woman's head and shoulders to the wall. Draw
a heart on the left shoulder where a corsage would go. Give mothers
and children tissue paper and pipe clean...
Lead children in singing the following words to the tune of
"Row, Row, Row Your Boat."
Lift, lift, lift your hands,
Lift your hands in praise.
Singing, dancing, prai...
Lead preschoolers in the following words (do the actions in
Follow the footpath where Jesus walked (step in place).
Sit by the seaside where Jesus talke...
A fun and musical activity that will teach your preschoolers to
love their neighbors.
Sing this song to the tune of "London Bridge."
Love your neighbor as your friend, ...
Creative and entertaining ways to actively engage children in
praise and worship through fun Bible activities and games.
Ages 2 And 3
1. Sing Song -- Form a circle. Mar...
Have the children say the phrases and do the corresponding
actions with you in this fun finger play based on Matthew
Jesus walked along the shore (walk two finge...
4 quick attention-getters...
It seems children never stop wiggling, giggling, whispering or
So be prepared. Before a lesson, have a fidget buster re...
Lead kids in the following story based on 1 Samuel 17. Have kids do the actions in
(Begin with hands behind back.)
Where is Goliath?
Here is Goliath (brin...
A lively, song-filled activity for preschoolers that will teach
preschoolers about Joshua and the battle of Jericho.
Encourage them to do the motions in parentheses.
1. Welcome-As children enter the room, tape an "I am special"
construction paper ribbon to each of them. [point] Say: You are
special to God!
Hugs are a great way to show each other how much we care. Throw
in an encouraging cheer and soon the whole church will know what a
loving and thankful group of kids they hav...
What does Easter sound like? This candy-packed Easter game
is a great way for your children's ministry students to make a
joyful noise just in time for Easter.
In this ch...
This family-oriented game is a great way to teach kids that
God's forgiveness is bigger than anything that we can imagine. If
you don't believe us, just ask Jonah!
BEST FOR: GRADES K-6
ACTIVITY LEVEL: MODERATE
Here's a great game for a hot day. It'll cool off your kids and
get a lot of laughs.
You'll need a radio, a large cont...