Bible Games

Fall Bible Game: Apple Harvest “Hop & Drop” – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Autumn is a time of harvest. Jesus often referred to the harvest as the time when you get to reap all the rewards for your hard work.  This Fall Bible game will teach students that they will reap their harvests – their rewards from God – if they persevere through hard times. Fall Bible Game: Apple Harvest “Hop & Drop” Materials:   Fall Bible Game Object: Students will race to a basket and collect apples wrapped in foil. Preparation: Wrap…

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Stomp and Pop for Freedom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

With this game, students will begin to understand the value of determination. As they stomp on balloons in search of the word “freedom,” they will begin to understand the battle our Founding Fathers faced in search of independence. Materials – Index Cards– Pen– Balloons, five for each child Objective Children will compete against each other to see who can find the word “freedom” first. Preparation On two index cards, write the word “FREEDOM.” Fold the cards as small as possible…

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“Easter Week in Order” – A Memorization Easter Game – Christian Article

Here’s a great memorization game covering the events of Easter Week, with all the events spelled out for you to share. While it’s an Easter game, it’s also a game of what it feels like to not know where God is taking you! As the apostles did during Easter Week, your children will learn that it’s all good when it’s in God’s hands. Materials: • Palm Sunday/Easter game pieces (PDF)• Two blindfolds• Scissors• Scotch tape Introduction: 1. Print out two…

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Rainbow Matching Game – Christianity Cove – Christian Article

It’s back to rainbows for the theme of this St. Patrick’s game, which will teach students about God’s gifts to us as they try to collect the colors of the rainbow. They’ll also learn about ROYGBIV, the word containing the first letter of all the colors in the rainbow. Materials Three or four pieces of card stock paper Scissors Pen Objective Possess two copies of the rainbow-color letters first. Preparation Using the card stock paper, cut out 28 squares that…

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Opposite of What Simon Says – A “Tricky” Bible Game – Christian Article

This game will teach students about their ability to focus, listen, and learn. They will laugh while getting a little confused as they try to follow the opposite of Simon’s directions. In the end they will learn how to treat others and how to figure out what’s real and what isn’t. Objective Students will compete against one another, and against Simon, to see who can follow directions the best. Introduction If you live with a practical joker or have one…

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Palm Sunday Balloon Word Search – Christian Article

With this game, students will begin to understand what it means to listen to the word of God. They will realize how important it is to read the Bible as they rush around to try to find, and then unscramble, all of the mystery letters. Materials Six Index Cards Pen Fifteen Balloons Objective Students will compete as a team to first find hidden balloons and then to see if they can correctly unscramble the mystery word. Preparation Write one letter…

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Tic-Tac-Glo – Christian Article

Instead of X’s and O’s, it’s pink and green rings. Teams take turns trying to make tic-tac-toe! It’s a great principle to show how sometimes God’s will requires us to think hard and reach out in the dark! Materials 18 glow bands of four different colors A clear playing area on the floor Objective Stack the most cookies on a fellow student’s face before time runs out. Preparation Connect eight straight glows sticks together in pairs of two. Then crisscross…

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Father’s Day Game – “Put Your Heads Together” – Christian Article

Your kids will laugh as they put their heads together to try and be the first team to get all members across the finish line in this fun Father’s Day game! They’ll also have a greater appreciation for Dad and the jobs God gave him to do! Materials Object Kids will compete in teams to see who will be the fastest at transporting a soccer ball between their foreheads. Introduction It’s Father’s Day, and we are getting ready to celebrate…

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Back to School Game: Ready, Set, Raring to Go! – Christian Article

This back to school game will help children realize that starting something new is a good thing, and when they start something new, they should go at it with all they’ve got to give! Materials • Two pool noodles• Four little racecars• Scissors Object To have the race car that goes the farthest and be the team to collect the most points. Preparation Cut the pool noodles in half. Introduction After the long and relaxing summer we’ve all had, going…

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Thanksgiving Game: “Thankful Toss” and Remembering To Be Thankful – Christian Article

In this Thanksgiving game, children will learn that even though the holidays are a busy time of year, they should always take the time out of their day to thank God for all he has given us. Materials • One ball per two students Object Children will compete in pairs to see who can complete their thankful alphabet while successfully tossing a ball to their partner. Preparation Game is best played in a wide and open area. Introduction Thanksgiving is…

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Cookie Stack Challenge – Christianity Cove – Christian Article

No matter the outcome of this game, kids will definitely have fun making cookie stacks on each other’s faces. As they race to stack, they will realize just how similar they all are and by the end of the game, kids will learn how important it is to treat others equally despite any differences they think they see about each other. Materials Two to four packs of cookies depending on class size Objective Stack the most cookies on…

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