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
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
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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
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...
Use these wonderful Bible activities to build relationships and
engage seniors with children in your children's ministry.
1. Working Together
A Bible activity that uses the video Monster's Inc. and
God's word to help children overcome fear.
You'll need the cued Monsters, Inc. video, a Bible,
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
Use this 15-minute Bible activity and lesson to help
children understand and honor those who have served.
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
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
I sent out an invitation to each...
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...
1. Patience, Patience-Before class, decorate a
bag with hearts and write the word "patience" on it. Place a
heart-shaped box of ...
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
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
Bible Activity: Ring Around Boy David-Have the
children hold hands in a circle with one child in the center as
Mary and Martha
*Bible Activity: Busy Bee-Choose a leader. Have
the children form a line facing the leader.
Bible Adventures: Creation
*Bible Activity: Creation-in-Motion-Turn the lights off
and have children sit on the floor.
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
You Are the Church
Have the children sit in a circle. Walk around the circle
holding an unbreakab...
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 ...
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
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. ...