Awana Lessons

Valentine’s Day Gospel Presentation for Children K through 6th Grade – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! Valentine’s Day is a great time to talk about Jesus’ love for our kids. This crayon rubbing activity will help you to present the gospel while sharing about God’s love. “Tonight at Awanas I used the Valentine gospel message off your website. I had 1 little girl go home and tell her mom that she wanted and needed Jesus! Another sister in Christ has been added and I have you to thank! Keep up the good work.”…

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The Early Church Object Lesson – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! The tabernacle in the Old Testament was a picture of God dwelling with His people. In the New Testament, the Holy Spirit came to dwell within God’s people. Use this Early Church lesson to teach children how the tabernacle was temporary, but that the human temple is the home of the Holy Spirit. Scripture Focus: Acts 2: 1-7, 12-24, 37-39 Materials: Small tent (If you don’t have a tent, use chairs, a large sheet, and clothes pins…

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Peter, John, and a Lame Man Acts 3 Object Lesson – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! Prayer is how we can communicate with God. But there are times when we ask for something small when God wants to bless us with something greater. Use this object lesson to teach children from Acts 3 about Peter, John, and the lame man. Scripture Focus: Acts 3:1-10 Materials: Inductive Bible Study Form; 3 non-seethrough cups (label them 1, 2 and 3); 1 quarter; $1 bill; $20 bill Geography: Israel; Jerusalem Background: On the day of Pentecost,…

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Solomon Builds the Temple Bible Object Lesson for Kids – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! Where does God live? This is a great question! Use this bible lesson to discuss how Solomon builds the temple so God could dwell with the people of Israel and how the Holy Spirit now dwells with those who choose to follow Jesus. Scripture Focus: 1 Kings 6-8 Materials: Dry Ice (keep in a cooler) Bucket of water Gardening gloves salad tongs An item(s) that is gold plated, or bronze **Funny story – I first wanted to…

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Embezzlement ~ Acts 4-5 {Object Lesson} FutureFlyingSaucers – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! Satan is known as the Deceiver. Sin can look good, even beautiful, at times, but it is deceptive. Use images of three deceptive animals to teach this Ananias and Sapphira object lesson. Scripture Focus: Acts 5:1-11 Materials: Geography: Israel; Jerusalem Background: After the day of Pentecost, Peter and John went to the temple to pray around 3:00 in the afternoon. At the same time, a lame man was being carried by some people and placed at his normal…

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Get Rid of the Sin Object Lesson {Acts 19} – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! This Get Rid of the Sin Object Lesson is based on Acts 19 which took place during the years of Paul’s 3rd missionary journey. Teach children to locate Ephesus on a map, define repentance, and to describe the actions of a heart changed by belief in Jesus. Scripture Focus: Acts 19:11-20 Materials: 4 clear/glass bowls; water-based paint; chocolate syrup, crushed crackers or cereal, clean water Preparation: Put one messy item per bowl. Put enough in each bowl…

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Pentecost Object Lesson for Acts 1-2 ~ On Fire for Jesus – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! Who is the Holy Spirit? Why should we care? Use this exciting Pentecost object lesson to teach children about the Holy Spirit and what happened when the disciples began to live a spirit-filled life. Scripture Focus: Acts 1 and 2 Materials: two $10 bills towel lighter 91% rubbing alcohol water salt glass bowl metal tongs fire extinguisher (just in case!) **DISCLAIMER: This should not be done with children sitting close to you and do not get your…

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Cain and Abel Bible Object Lesson from Genesis 4 – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! It is important for children to understand that sin spreads and begins at birth. Adam and Eve sinned, therefore their children were in sin. This object lesson about Cain and Abel from Genesis 4 will help children understand their need for a perfect Savior. Scripture Focus: Genesis 4: 1-15 Materials: book with scientific pictures of blood a glass jar water red food coloring Geography: Somewhere outside of the Garden Background: When Eve looked at the fruit, saw…

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Apostles on Trial – Acts 5 Bible Object Lesson for Kids – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Sharing is caring! When life is good, it is easy to thank God for blessings. What about during times of suffering? Did you know that suffering has a purpose? Use this object lesson about the apostles and suffering to teach children that thanksgiving through suffering produces the assurance of salvation. Scripture Focus: Acts 5:12-42 Materials: 3-4 tea light candles (number depends on the size of the vase or jar) glass vase or jar with an opening large enough to fit…

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