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Sunday School Lessons
/ 3 - 5 years
Margaret Hinchey
 
Creative and entertaining ways to actively engage children in praise and worship through fun Bible activities and games. 1. Tug of Hugs -- Have the children sit in a circ...
Julie Shaffer and Heather Ward
 
Help kids stand up to their friends' negative influences and resist the temptations presented through peer pressure. 1. Choices-Before children arrive, set out three snac...
Sheila Halasz and Susan Petty
 
AGES 4 AND 5 1. Possible or Impossible?-Have children tell you about a favorite cartoon or movie. When children mention something that's possible or impossible for a c...
Carmen Kamrath
 
Use this 15-minute Labor day lesson to help kids discover the importance of work and rest. 1. Work Zone-Decorate your classroom door with a yellow, diamond-shaped sign th...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Ruth is the picture of loyalty as she committed to her mother-in-law, Naomi, after Mahlon, Ruth's husband and Naomi's son, died. Ruth said in Ruth 1:16, "Don't urge me to le...
Jolene L. Roehlkpartain
 
Preschoolers love to be inspired, and January is a great time to do just that. Not only is it the start of the new year, but it's also the month we honor Martin Luther King ...
Mike Gillespie
 
PRE-K 1. Warm Fuzzies-(Supplies: A teddy bear.) Form a circle and put the teddy bear in the center. *Ask: Do you have a favorite stuffed animal? Why do you like it? ...
Robyn Kundert
 
Fun Bible activity and lesson ideas for kids in grades preschool to kindergarten on Mother's Day. 1. Before Class: Place a line of five chairs 4 feet from a wall. The...
Mike Gillespie
 
Use these wonderful Bible activities to build relationships and engage seniors with children in your children's ministry. Preschool-Kindergarten 1. Working Together I...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
A Bible activity that uses the video Monster's Inc. and God's word to help children overcome fear. "Overcomers" You'll need the cued Monsters, Inc. video, a Bible, Rig...
Lois Keffer
 
A fun Bible activity created to to teach your children's ministry kids a sweet lesson. Prepare one grab bag with several different kinds of candy -- sweet, sour, hot, and...
Walter Norvell
 
Preschool - Kindergarten All in the Family -- Show children a picture of your family. Talk about your family and lead children in talking about their families. A...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
You Can't Make Me! As preschoolers become more independent, they can also be less cooperative. Kids this age take pride in making some of their decisions, such as which fri...
Elaine Friedrich Hall
 
Hands-on lessons and ideas to help children deal with grief. 1. Barnyard Bonanza-Bring to class wind up barnyard animals, such as a cow, dog, cat, or pig. Bring enough so ...
 
In this activity, the children will make writing appear with water and crayons to show that even when we try to cover up our lies, God sees through it all. Preparation: M...
 
A fun way to teach the powerful Bible message of strength found in Philippians 4:13. "I can do everything through him who gives me strength" -- Philippians 4:13. Suppli...
Joclyn Wampler
 
Use this 15-minute Bible activity and lesson to help children understand and honor those who have served. PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN 1. A Joyful Noise: For each child, ...
 
Use this Thanksgiving bible activity to show that we can rely on God to provide for all of our needs. o Theme: God's provision o Text: Philippians 4:19 o Prepara...
Kenn Gorman
 
An easy-to-use Sunday School lesson that will teach kids the real meaning of Thanksgiving. 1. Friends!-(Supplies: paper, tape, and crayons.) When children arrive, greet e...
 
When I taught a preschool Sunday school lesson on Peter the fisherman, I went all out. This Sunday wasn't just a lesson--it was a party. I sent out an invitation to each...
Debbie Zachariah
 
BEARING FRUIT 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 Sp...
 
Seasonal Lessons PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN 1. Patience, Patience-Before class, decorate a bag with hearts and write the word "patience" on it. Place a heart-shaped box of ...
Bobbie Bower
 
1. Classy Bodies-*Say: Today, we're going to celebrate Thanksgiving by celebrating a gift that God has given us every day-our bodies. Have children work together to creat...
 
Woman at the Well John 4:7-30 PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN Bible Activity: Living Water-Have children place their hands under running water in a sink and then drink a cup of ...
 
David and Goliath 1 Samuel 17 PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN Bible Activity: Ring Around Boy David-Have the children hold hands in a circle with one child in the center as "D...
 
BIBLE ADVENTURES Mary and Martha Luke 10:38-42 PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN *Bible Activity: Busy Bee-Choose a leader. Have the children form a line facing the leader. H...
 
Bible Adventures: Creation Genesis 1:1-2:3 PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN *Bible Activity: Creation-in-Motion-Turn the lights off and have children sit on the floor. Paraph...
Susan Grover
 
Divorce is never easy, especially when children are involved. Use this lesson to reinforce to kids that God is with them during this troubling time and it is not their fault...
 
1. Bible Activity: Bad Choices-Have children sit in a circle on the floor. Have children each tell about one of their friends. *Say: Let's play Friendship Tag. I'll call ...
 
SONG-"JESUS IN A MANGER" Form a circle with one child in the middle as "Jesus." Have children hold hands and walk in a circle around Jesus. Lead kids in singing this song ...
 
Help kids see that the church isn't bricks and wood--it's people. You Are the Church Have the children sit in a circle. Walk around the circle holding an unbreakab...
Sheila Halasz and Susan Petty
 
Help kids believe that God can do the impossible. 1. Can You Lift It? Before class, hide at least one rock in the room for each child. Try to get various sizes, shapes ...
 
SETTING Create an altar by draping a bedsheet or blanket over a table. Lay real or artificial fruits and vegetables on the altar. Also lay a stuffed sheep or a picture of a...
 
Use these activities to spice up your lessons. Just replace not-so-exciting activities or add these to a lesson to capture your kids' attention. PRESCHOOL-KINDERGARTEN ...
 
Setting: For this Bible lesson about Zacchaeus, from brown posterboard, cut out a 3-foot-tall tree trunk. Use a marker to draw vertical lines of bark. Tape the trunk to the ...
 
Bible Activity: Trusting God-*Say: Today, we're going to learn that God gives us what we need. Let's pretend it's very cold. (Take time to pretend.) All around this room are...
 
A Bible study that teaches kids why God created families. Bible Activity: Strong Houses-On separate sheets of newsprint, draw a house with chalk and a house with crayons. ...
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