Kids explore a verse from Psalm 23 and find out what it means for God to renew our strength.
Scripture: Psalm 23:3a
pitcher of water
In this Earth Day outreach idea, kids and their families help take care of God’s creation.
Scripture: Psalm 24:1
eco-friendly trash bags
Earth Day Outreach…
When it comes to organizing kids at your VBS, mixed-age groups may seem like a good idea…but how do you actually pull it off? Read on to hear one former…
For this Easter snack, kids create edible bouquets as they discover how Jesus gives new life!
Scripture: Romans 6:7-10
clear plastic cups
With a ball and a passage from Mark, kids will have fun trying to keep up with this fast-moving, Palm Sunday game.
Scripture: Mark 11:8-10
Just as Jesus told Peter to “feed [his] lambs,” kids will do just that for their community in this Easter outreach idea.
Scripture: John 21:4-6, 12-13, 15-17
Growth happens when children’s ministry leaders and senior pastors partner together to welcome and celebrate children in their churches. Spiritual growth occurs, and churches may even grow in number! Most…
In this Palm Sunday devotion, children will offer worship to the greatest celebrity of all—Jesus.
Scripture: Mark 11:1-11
Palm Sunday Devotion
It’s the season for sharing God’s love with others! Help kids say, “I love you!” with these heartfelt Valentine’s Day crafts for children’s ministry.
Valentine’s Day Craft #1: Pop-Up Cards…
In this game, kids discover how our hearts overflow with joy from God as they experience overflowing sand.
Scripture: Romans 15:13
Although children don’t regularly use the word “joy,” most…
Christmas is a beautiful time to reflect on the birth of our Savior. But let’s face it: Sometimes things can be hectic and unpredictable—especially in ministry. You need some easy-to-use…
For small churches, it may be the best option. Many churches combine age groups because they don’t have enough people to staff individual classes. Others combine their groups for special…
In this Christmas craft, kids will discover how the wise men gave baby Jesus gifts as they make Christmas cones as gifts for their families.
Small churches have big impact!
As we read the Gospels, we see that Jesus often points to small things when explaining what God’s Kingdom is like. A widow’s small coins,…
In this creative Bible lesson, kids learn about Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem for Jesus to be born.
Scripture: Luke 2:1-5
copies of the “Mary and Joseph…
As kids press poinsettia leaves into the shape of Christmas trees, they’ll learn how Christmas trees can point us to Jesus.
Scripture: Matthew 2:1-2
There are two terms that often come up regarding children’s ministry programming: Sunday school and children’s church.
But what are they? How do they differ? Well, that’s a complicated question…
Meeting new people and making friends can be a very challenging thing—even in a church environment. This simple elementary and preteen icebreaker game is a great way to help break…
Kindness is a fruit of the Spirit. In this Bible activity, kids practice being kind and pray for a special person in their lives.
Bible point: God wants us to…
For this Earth Day craft, you’ll get to clean up your supply closet and recycle leftovers while kids learn about having a new life with Jesus.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17…
In this Easter devotion, kids will see their sins vanish as Jesus conquers death!
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:54-57