The children in your class or at home will love making — and eating — these Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies.
chocolate-covered Oreo cookies
Nestle Jingles candy
Looking for a delicious Thanksgiving snack that is a little less labor-intensive than an entire Thanksgiving day feast? Kids are sure to gobble up these apple turkeys!
Caution: As always,…
Avoid the burnout and use these seven tips to thrive during the holiday season!
This time of year opens up more opportunities for you to minister to first-time or occasional…
Preschoolers have lots to be thankful for! Help your young friends say, “Thank you, God” with these catchy songs.
I Am Thankful
Scripture: Psalm 107:8-9
Sing to the tune of…
Want to help kids show gratitude? Use this fun Thanksgiving Bingo game to spark a discussion with kids on the topic of thankfulness.
Use this Thanksgiving Idea: Tree of Thanks with families or kids in your ministry.
1 dry branch (at least 2 ft. high)
1 quart size mason jar
Need some ways to say thank you to friends, volunteers, and family members? Check out these 4 free Thanksgiving printables to use at home or in your children’s ministry.
For a tasty way to celebrate the holidays this year, try this Thanksgiving Bible snack! Have your kids make mini-pumpkin pies as they study Psalm 118:28-29.
With this Thanksgiving craft, kids raise a victory banner to thank God for what he has done.
Bible (Exodus 17:8-15)
felt pennants (assorted colors)
Use this idea to put kids in charge of the Thanksgiving table!
Expressing gratitude at the family Thanksgiving meal usually begins (and ends) like this:
“Let’s go around and say…
Your kids can make a valuable contribution to your church Thanksgiving celebration by preparing Thanksgiving Table Dressings three weeks in advance.
Church Thanksgiving Celebration: Kid-Made Table Dressings
Three Weeks from…
Check out these six great Thanksgiving service project ideas that teach kids to give back to their peers, families, and community.
What children’s minister isn’t looking for an ultra-fun service…
Help little ones in your church nursery explore gratitude this Thanksgiving with this cornucopia blessings craft. It’s the perfect craft to add to your Thanksgiving lesson.
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Ah, fall. It’s such an invigorating time of the year with the beauty of fall colors, the cooler weather, and the anticipation of the holidays.…
Autumn is in the air! So get out the glue and roll up your sleeves. It’s time to create fall crafts and have bushels of fun!
Fall is the perfect…
With this Thanksgiving service idea: Love Challenge, kids discover how they can give love to others in different ways.
Scripture: “Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely…
In this Thanksgiving outreach idea, kids will give thanks as they point out what God does for all of us.
Bible (1 Chronicles 16:8)
roll of butcher paper…
Use this decorating idea: Grateful Graffiti in your hallway with kids’ and parents’ expressions of thanks this Thanksgiving.
Children’s Ministry Thanksgiving Decorating Idea: Grateful Graffiti
To make your grateful graffiti…
In this Thanksgiving devotion, kids will learn to live lives bursting with thankfulness.
Scripture: Ephesians 5:20
large balloon for every child
Warning! To avoid choking…
Your church family will celebrate God’s blessings this Thanksgiving with this special Wall of Thankfulness craft, created especially by children.
Thanksgiving Family Activity: Wall of Thankfulness
Use these 20 Christmas and Thanksgiving Family Night Ideas to slow down the craziness of this time of year and focus on God.
‘Tis the season to be jolly —…