Bible Activities

7 Fun and Exciting Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

You can create an awesome Mother’s Day experience for families during the COVID-19 pandemic with great ideas from childrensministry.com! You can easily adapt these ideas and activities for video presentation; simply provide parents with the easy supply list beforehand or assemble and deliver supplies to families beforehand. Engage your children’s ministry kids in honoring moms with these 7 fun and exciting ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day in your children’s ministry. 1. Bearing Fruit Adaptation: Create individual kits of seeds, construction…

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Transform Vacation Bible School for Your Most Important Summer Yet! – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Here’s a pandemic secret you may not realize: YOU were built for such a time as this! Transform vacation Bible school for your most important summer yet! God has placed you right here, right now, in this critical global moment to minister to his children. And there may be no more important moment for the joy and relationship of VBS than this. Your children are craving connection, missing friends, hungering for Jesus, and longing for fun! With all the fears…

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3 Elementary Activities to Start a Discussion About God – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Looking to encourage discussions about God in your elementary ministry? Check out these three simple activities to get the conversation going. 3 Elementary Activities to Start a Discussion About God Game: Snatch the Spud Use this game to show kids God knows and protects those who are his. You’ll need: a Bible and one clean potato per child. Say: Look carefully at your potato. Tell us how it’s unique from the others. After kids share, collect the potatoes and spread…

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FREE Quarantine-Friendly Resources You Can Share With Families – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Helping you serve children, youth, & families during this unprecedented time. These are wild times for ministry, but you’re not alone! God is with you, and he will help you decide what’s best for your ministry every step of the way. We at Children’s Ministry Magazine, childrensministry.com, and Group Publishing are with you, too! We’re joining you to forge new ways to do ministry no matter what the circumstances may be, starting with a robust hub of free ministry resources.…

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Share the Joy of Jesus With This Jelly Bean Gospel Poem – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Perfect for Easter! Use this Jelly Bean Gospel Poem to share the gospel with children—and everyone! Jelly beans come in all the right colors to tell the gospel of God’s love. Use this Jelly Bean Gospel Poem with any of the ideas below: Jelly Bean Gospel Poem Orange is for the sins we’ve done, Red is for the blood of God’s only son, White is for the grace he gives, Green is for new life in him, Yellow is for…

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Hidden in the Heart Activity – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Use this Hidden in the Heart activity, a bulletin board, craft idea, and Bible activity all-in-one, to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the elementary-aged kids in your ministry. You’ll need: cardstock, several colors of felt or other fabric scraps, lace, ribbon, leather laces, glue, scissors, staplers, puffy fabric paint, and fine-tipped markers. Valentine’s Day Craft: Hidden in the Heart Activity Make these hearts three weeks before Valentine’s Day. Have each child cut out a 6-inch wide heart from cardstock and one…

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Elementary + Preteen Bible Activity: Hope for the Future – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

During the month of January, celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech” with children. Kids will create a classroom mural portraying their hope for the future. You’ll need: a roll of butcher paper, markers, and a Bible. Elementary + Preteen Bible Activity: Hope for the Future Talk with kids about the main points of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. If you have time, we highly recommend having children watch Dr. King Jr.’s entire…

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Over 100 Christmas Ideas for Children’s Ministry During the Holidays – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

God gave Jesus at Christmas because of love! And because we love you, here are over 100 Christmas ideas for children’s ministry! Enjoy! 9 Children’s Message Ideas for Christmas 3 Christmas Prayers Throughout this season, help your kids discover the power of talking to God. Christmas Candy Cane Story Use this children’s message in big church or your Sunday school class at Christmastime. Christmas Quiet Help kids focus on the real meaning of Christmas. Does God Give Us Presents? Use this children’s message to…

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