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Getting to the Heart of It – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

It may alarm you or it could cause you to burst out laughing, but listening to kids in your ministry will always educate you. What do the kids you teach care about most? What are they excited to share with you each week? For the kids you lead it may be their sports teams, a new app on their phones, their friends, or the latest video on YouTube™. Kids reveal what they love most through what they talk about regularly.…

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Beatitude Craft Ideas | Ministry-To-Children – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Teach the Beatitudes with these Craft ideas for Sunday School. Download the directions, gather your supplies, and watch our demonstration video below. These are perfect for your Sunday School or children’s ministry. Please leave a comment below to share how they worked out in your kids church. Beatitudes Craft Ideas for Sunday School Craft ideas related to the Beatitudes Blessed are You! Blessed are You!  Craft Ideas for the Beatitudes and Happiness in Jesus    The beatitudes can seem somewhat…

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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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5 Ideas for Indoor Fun – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Depending on where you live, the winter months can be brutal, with temperatures so low that taking the kids outside isn’t an option unless absolutely necessary. Even if you live near an indoor amusement park or an indoor swimming pool, those can get crowded during the winter months—which is also the height of flu season!—and the entry fees and/or costs to play can add up. On days when you’re all stuck at home, what can you do to keep the…

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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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Christmas Angels & Shepherds Crafts for Sunday School – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Download this classic craft ideas for Christmas Sunday School that feature angels & shepherds. Don’t miss all our Christmas Crafts for Sunday School. Use the link below to download the printable instructions and then watch the demonstration video below. Tidings of Joy! Craft Ideas for The Shepherds and Angels The Nativity story of the shepherds receiving good news is an exciting and tremendously joyous one. It lends itself to great songs and wonderful exclamations…as well as some fun craft possibilities!…

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Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Armour of God: DIY Weebles – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

I’ve been thinking about the armour of God recently and this is a fun activity that really helps to emphasize the idea of ‘standing firm’ in the strength that God gives. It also really takes me back to my childhood of playing with ‘Weebles’ (they wobble, but they don’t fall down!)

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Early Elementary Craft and Object Lesson: Glitter Jars – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Glitter jars provide a fun and crafty object lesson designed to help introduce the majesty of the Creation story to your children ministry. This project requires easy-to-find materials and takes only minutes to complete. You’ll Need: Clay, baby food jars (with lids), fake flowers, water, glitter, and nail polish. Early Elementary Craft and Object Lesson: Glitter Jars Press a piece of clay onto the inside of a baby food jar lid. Stick artificial flower blossoms into the clay. Fill the…

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In The Wild Bible Crafts « Crafting The Word Of God – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In The Wild Bible Crafts Posted on September 23, 2019 Updated on September 23, 2019 These are the crafts that can be used with the Lifeway’s In The Wild V.B.S. program.  Although most Vacation Bible School curriculum programs provide or sell their own Bible crafts, many times they have nothing to do with the Bible story of the day or not much thought went into designing them in the first place. My hope is that these crafts will help make planning…

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Bible Crafts (Putting God First) for Sunday School – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Try these fun Sunday School crafts to teach kids about putting God first. Download the directions and watch our video how-to below. Clock Craft for Sunday School – Putting God First It is important to give kids positive reminders about placing God first and foremost in their lives. It’s easy to be distracted and misguided, but it’s also easily helpful to provide visuals that point back to the Lord. The “clock” craft here is a decorative reminder for kids to…

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A Little Celebratory News « Crafting The Word Of God – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

A Little Celebratory News Posted on November 14, 2018 I just realized that Crafting The Word Of God made it into the top 10 list of Ministry To Children’s top 150 children’s ministry blogs and websites for 2018.  I have made the intention and purpose of my site very clear throughout the years. My hope is that it serves as a blessing to you and your childrens ministry.  A few things have come up this year that have kept me from…

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