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/ 6 - 9 years
 
Thanksgiving Day parades are a fun tradition you can play off of to create your ministry's own Thanksgiving tradition. Say: During Thanksgiving, we think about things ...
 
Looking for ways for your kids to raise money or just have churchwide fun? Sponsor a "Plague of FROGs" fundraiser-which stands for "Fully Rely On God." Let kids color and d...
 
GRADES 1-3 *Bible Activity: Noise Busters-Give kids a sheet of paper and a pencil. Tell kids you have a very important project for them to do. Then turn on a radio very lou...
 
GRADES 1-3 1. Together Again-Form pairs and tie partners' legs together. Then have pairs put on a large T-shirt. One at a time, have pairs race to the middle of the room ...
 
GRADES 1-3 Bible Activity: Mission Impossible-Form two teams. Put stronger children on one team. Then bring out a long rope. Have teams compete in a Tug of War. Afterwar...
 
GRADES 1-3 Bible Activity: Catch It-Play background music. Have children each hold a large feather in the air and drop it. As the feather gracefully floats down, call out...
 
Have kids try this activity to help them understand the importance of working together. Have kids form pairs and sit on the floor, back-to-back, with their arms folded a...
 
Take your kids on a journey from fear to faith with this lesson from the new Kids' Travel Guide to the 23rd Psalm... Psalm 23 is one of the most well-known and often...
Margaret Hinchey
 
Creative and entertaining ways to actively engage children in praise and worship through fun Bible activities and games. 1. Musical Feelings -- Have children sit in a cir...
Joclyn Wampler
 
Use this 15-minute Bible activity and lesson to help children understand and honor Memorial Day. GRADES 1-3 1. Shhh: Usher children quietly into a darkened classroom. ...
Carmen Kamrath
 
Use this 15-minute Labor Day lesson in your Sunday school class to help kids discover the importance of work and rest. GRADES 1-3 1. Sit on It-Before class, inflate a b...
Robyn Kundert
 
Fun Bible activity and lesson ideas for kids in grades 1st through 3rd on Mother's Day. l. Before Class: Draw a door and windows on several assorted colors of constructio...
Kenn Gorman
 
  A Bible lesson that will show kids the real meaning of Thanksgiving. 1. Hit or Miss-(Supplies: a "soft" ball) Point out a physical feature that almost all your ...
 
1. Bible Activity: Feed My Lambs-Form pairs and give each partner a cookie. Have partners feed each other a few bites of the cookie. Remind kids to be polite and to carefull...
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...
Julie Shaffer and Heather Ward
 
Help kids stand up to their friends' negative influences and resist peer pressure. 1. Opener-With two balls of clay, have two children each form a pot. Assign the followi...
Julie Shaffer and Heather Ward
 
Help kids stand up to their friends' negative influences and resist peer pressure. 1. Single-Minded-Say: "Today we're going to discover how we have the choice to stand ...
Bobbie Bower
 
1. Make-A-Body-*Say: Today, we're going to celebrate Thanksgiving by celebrating a gift that God has given us every day-our bodies. Give each child a sheet of paper. Have...
 
A creative way to show kids that God created and protects families. Bible Activity: Family Butterfly-Read aloud Ephesians 3:18-21. Give each child a 40-inch loop of strin...
 
A Bible activity created to show kids that God wants families to get along. Bible Activity: No Family Feud-Form two teams. Have teams each list the top 10 ways a family c...
 
Bible Activity: Waiting Game-As kids arrive, tell them you have a special surprise for them, but it's not here yet. Keep building up the surprise for at least five minutes a...
 
Bible Activity: Trust Walk-Form pairs. Blindfold one child. Have the other child lead the blindfolded child around the room. Tell the guide to stop occasionally and let the ...
 
Bible Activity: Trust Me - Form pairs. Lead pairs in the following activities. Have partners trade places for each event. 1. Cotton Ball Chase - One partner blindfolds th...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
Elaine Friedrich
 
Hands-on lesson and ideas to help children deal with grief. 1. Seasons-- Put a mitten, sunscreen, umbrella, kite, sunglasses, rake, leaf, and a package of hot chocolat...
 
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. GRADES 1 AND 2 Bible Act...
 
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. GRADES 3 AND 4 Bible Act...
 
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 sheep on...
Sheila Halasz and Susan Petty
 
GRADES 1 AND 2 1.It's Impossible-Have children sit in a circle and one by one finish the sentence, "It's impossible to..." Tell kids that there are no wrong answers. Kids w...
Sheila Halasz and Susan Petty
 
GRADES 3 AND 4 1. Mix It Up-In a large bowl, pour 1 quart of half-and-half and a dash of salt. Mix it up, then úask: Does this look like butter to you? Why or why not? Do y...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
An engaging Bible activity where Paul and Silas and a tasty treat teach kids about God's love. Materials: plastic knives 1 small bowl paper plates (1 per child)...
 
A sweet Valentine's day object lesson that will show children the depth of God's love. Theme: Valentine's Day Text: 1 John 3:18 Best for: Grades K-2 Preparation:...
 
Helping children understand unity in Christ on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Theme: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Text: Galatians 3:28 Best for: Grades K-6 Preparation: U...
 
Wow kids with this incredibly egg-citing lesson! Kids will learn that together and with God, they can do anything. What You'll Need: A Bible, two cartons of one dozen eg...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
A straight-forward approach to teaching Creation and the story of Adam and Eve to your children's ministry kids. Read aloud Genesis 3. Then have kids act out the story. A...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Use this amazing interactive method to get your kids into the story of Noah's Ark. It'll create unforgettable learning! Download a pdf of this lesson here Preparation...
Courtney Wilson
 
Use Dr. Seuss' whimsical books to set the stage for introducing biblical wisdom to children The whimsical world of Dr. Seuss has entertained and educated children and adu...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
This creative lesson will teach kids the importance of freedom that can only be found in Christ. Grades K-6 Objective: Children will learn that Christ sets them free f...
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...
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...
Reader Submitted
 
Celebrate Father's Day by bringing kids and their fathers together. We brought in all kinds of work vehicles, such as bulldozers and dump trucks, to our church parking lot. ...
 
Kids often need help understanding that God protects us and keeps us safe. This devotion shows how God's love will protect us in all things. •Theme: God's protection •T...
 
Mission Possible: Using the movie A Bug's Life to teach children about bullying. Movie Title: A Bug's Life (G) Start Time: 24 minutes, 55 seconds Where to Begin: Hopper ...
 
Teach kids that God's love has no limits through the Scripture about the Prodigal son. Simple Supplies You'll need a Bible and an instrument for each child, such as no...
Group Books
 
A great way to help kids understand the omnipresence of God. Theme: God is always with us Bible Reference: Acts 17:27 Simple Supplies: You'll need a Bible and sev...
Group Books
 
A devotion that will help children understand that God is eternal...and always has been. Theme: God has always been here and always will be. Bible Reference: Genesis 1:1...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
God told Jonah to go to Nineveh. But Jonah ran away from God on a boat. When the sea grew rough, Jonah told the other sailors to toss him into the ocean and the sea would be...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
A fun Bible activity to highlight how God hears our prayers. Topic: Prayer Scripture: 2 Chronicles 30:27 Game Overview: Kids will record their voices, then listen as ...
 
This game will demonstrate to kids that how they look has little to do with who they really are. Supply List paper plates, one per child; markers, crayons, pens; ...
 
An engaging Bible activity that will teach children the importance of friendship. Topic: Friendship Scripture: Luke 10:25-37 Game Overview: Kids will build multistoried ...
 
Help your kids trust in the promises of God by using a little science to create a real rainbow! What You'll Need: Bible, 4x6 card, scissors, transparent tape, drinking gl...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is an amazing movie with a strong Christian worldview. Use this talk sheet in class or send home for families...
 
The greatest among you will be your servant. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted. MATTHEW 23:11-12 Supplies: You'll ne...
 
Theme: Forgiveness Bible Text: [The Lord says,] "I, I am the One who forgives all your sins, for my sake; I will not remember your sins" (Isaiah 43:25). Preparation: ...
 
Bible Point: Jesus wants to forgive us. Verse: Mark 2:1-12 How exciting to have such dear friends that they would not only have the faith to carry you to see Jesus, but...
Pat Verbal
 
Use this drama to help kids know God is with them . Characters: Teacher, dressed in clothing typically worn to church Tutor the angel, dressed in a tattered robe w...
 
Cast: Elias: elderly, grumpy Jewish man Friend: young man Costuming: Both Elias and Friend wear Bible-times costumes. Props: Bible-times costumes, walking cane (app...
 
You'll need Bibles, newsprint, markers, a round plastic tub, water, and marbles. Get Set to Serve Service starts with God! When we serve others, we're actually serving...
 
Use this object lesson to introduce your children's ministry students to the world around them and the need for Christians to serve God's needs in the mission field. Get ...
 
Say: Today we're going to listen to a really scary story about what happened to Jesus' disciples. And you're going to help me tell it. Practice each of these cues and...
 
Topic: What Heaven Is Like Scriptures You Might Read: Revelation 7:9-17; 22:1-6 The Scene: The back seat of a moving car The Simple Setup: Place two chairs at cente...
Children's Ministry Magazine
 
Collect several bells such as a jingle bell, cow bell, alarm clock bell, and doorbell. You'll need at least four different bells and a box large enough to conceal them. ...
 
A fun Bible activity that will help kids honor Dad on Father's day. Theme: Father's Day Preparation: You'll need a Bible. Make one "blue ribbon" for every eight kids, ...
 
CREATING CREATION This activity was a hit with our preschool through eighth-graders to teach the story of creation. It takes about 20 minutes, but the kids will probably as...
Christine Willett Greenwald
 
ROCKIN' TIME Your kids' love for rock collecting can stimulate active Bible learning. Plan a party or lesson entirely around a rock theme. Invite children to bring rocks u...
Janel Kauffman
 
KINDERGARTEN-GRADE 2 1. What Is a Friend?-Give the children markers and paper. Have them each draw a picture of their best friend. Have children each show their picture to ...
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