We’ve compiled 5 fabulous Bible-based water games to beat the heat while learning more about God!
Certain things are synonymous with summer, and one that’s a sure hit with kids is water! Cool, refreshing, and fun—water is the perfect element when the sun scorches on a midsummer afternoon. And the Bible is brimming with stories that reference water—so it’s a great tool to drench kids’ faith growth!
Whether it’s an all-day water event at your church or a single activity to help kids cool off on a hot summer day, use these wet-and-wild activities to help kids have fun and refresh their faith.
Water Game #1: Raindrop Relay
Use this Bible game to help kids imagine the Great Flood. Kids will learn about Noah and the Flood through Genesis 7.
Water Game #2: Ice Cold Toes
Ice Cold Toes is a cool Bible game that will help kids understand the value of the kingdom of heaven. Kids will learn about The Parable of the Hidden Treasure Matthew 13:44-46.
Wate Game #3: Dodge the Stones
Play this Bible game to help kids re-create the battle between David and Goliath. Kids will learn about The Parable of the Growing Seed in Mark 4:26-29.
Water Game #4: Swim, Jonah, Swim!
This is a great game to play at camp or at a church pool party. You’ll need a lifeguard and extra volunteers to monitor safety. Kids will learn about the story of Jonah and the Big Fish form Jonah 1.
Water Game #5: Seed, Seed, Grow!
This Bible game will teach preschoolers about growing in their faith. Kids will learn about the story of David and Goliath from 1 Samuel 17.
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