Bible Science Lessons

“Raining Sponge” Harvest Science Experiment – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Harvest is a time for seeing the results of our hard work and patience. This science experiment with gravity and a sponge will get kids thinking about what they are harvesting in their own lives! Materials: • Clear glass• Squeeze bottle (like a sport bottle or plastic ketchup bottle)• Water• Food coloring• Light-colored sponge Instructions: Fill the squeeze bottle with water. Add enough food coloring to make the water a deep, vibrant color. Place the sponge on top of the…

Read More

“Love Grows” Science Experiment – Christianity Cove – Christian Article

This classic science experiment with a bar of ivory soap and a microwave can teach kids about waiting for God’s goodness to shine through. Materials Bar of Ivory Soap Large microwave safe bowl Microwave (you can use the one in the church kitchen if you don’t have one in the classroom) Instructions 1. Put the soap in the bowl. 2. Place the bowl in the microwave. 3. Heat for 2 minutes. 4. Observe the results. Lesson Ivory soap contains tiny…

Read More

“Pot of Gold” Bible Science Experiment – Christian Article

This fun science experiment uses the Irish myth of the pot of gold at the end of the rain-bow to teach kids about being made new through prayer and service. Materials Mason jar Old dull & dirty pennies Salt Vinegar Paper towel Instructions Mix one teaspoon of salt and ¼ cup up of vinegar in the Mason jar. Drop in the dirty pennies Wait about five minutes. (During this time, you can try to teach one of the scripture verses…

Read More

How Popcorn Pops! A Thanksgiving Science Experiment – Christian Article

This Thanksgiving science experiment requires making popcorn the old-fashioned way – either with a popcorn popper or on the church stove with a pot and a glass lid! It is worthwhile to hunt down a popcorn popper if you don’t have one, as kids love to see how corn turns from a hard kernel into a fluffy and tasty morsel. It can demonstrate how a little bit of thankfulness can spread and bubble over to the people around us! Materials…

Read More

“Grow the Grinch’s Heart” Science Experiment – Christian Article

Everyone knows the story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. This science experiment is a fun take on the story and also teaches the kids about kindness. Materials Plastic water bottle Green balloon Baking soda Vinegar Sharpie marker Funnel Explanation When the baking soda mixes with the vinegar, it cases a chemical reaction which releases gas. The gas fills the balloon causing it to expand. Application The Grinch was being very selfish and…

Read More

Making Old Pennies Look New Again… A Science Experiment – Christian Article

New Year’s is a time for starting fresh and setting goals. This fun experiment with penny restoration will teach the kids that, because of Jesus, we always have a fresh start. Materials Salt Vinegar Paper towels Two Bowls Tongs Water Old dull pennies Instructions Mix a cup of vinegar and two tablespoons of salt into one of the bowls. Fill the second bowl with water. Drop the pennies into…

Read More