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!
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 have a multi-sensory
experience of Christ's nativity.
Stuff you'll need: Graham crackers, animal
crackers, Elfwiches, shredded wheat biscuits, chocol...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
• an empty tin can
• and a votive candle for each child,
• hammers, • nails,
• and matches.
• Before class, remove the labels from the c...
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...
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
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 ...
Incredible reader-submitted Christmas celebration ideas, crafts,
and more to make your holiday season special.
Invite the families in your church to bring ...
A fun and creative way to celebrate Earth
You'll need: newspaper; fresh, green leaves; fabric
paints; paintbrushes; container of water; prewashed solid T-shirt
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.
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...
Stuff you'll need: Thin wire, styrofoam packaging
"popcorn," curling ribbon, and scissors.
Get ready: Cut wire into 18-inch pieces.
Tell kids to:
Kids will create a memory box to help them remember God's plan
Scripture: Psalm 33:11
You'll Need: One box per child, wrapping paper,
decorating supplies, a...
Have your preteens dedicate a Sunday
to making "Happy Feet" with children in your early childhood
You'll need scissors, markers, glue, and assorted colors of
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,