Bible Lessons

Looking for creative ideas for your next Bible lesson?  Here is some inspiration and samples of what we have tried with the children in our church.  Many of the ideas are easily adapted to a home setting.  Explore!  And leave your comments, I love feedback and would love to hear what creative learning is taking place with your children.

Old Testament Ideas

Joseph's coat Joseph Sunday school lesson
Joseph Bible Box Lesson for two-year-olds
This Joseph Bible Box lesson was made for two and early three-year-olds and can be used for a Joseph Sunday
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Elijah and Elisha Sunday School Lesson
Elijah and Elisha Lesson Ideas- Fiery Chariot Story
Sometimes I get brave enough to do something really messy during Sunday school.  This idea for teaching the Elijah and
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Creation Activities for kids: Small World Play
A simple piece of felt, plastic animals and trees, and wooden peg people become an open invitation to small world
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David and Goliath Lesson
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Sand Play for 10 Plagues Story
Out desert box just got invaded by bugs—albeit plastic ones, but lots of creepy things to help the children learn
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Noah's Ark Bible Lesson. The Great Flood Rain in a Jar activity
Noah’s Ark Bible Lesson: Rain Jars
I love, love, love when I can tie together hands on science lessons with Bible content!  For our Noah’s Ark
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Noah's Ark Sunday School Lesson Rainbow Promise
Noah’s Ark Sunday School Lesson: God’s Rainbow
I picked up a whole box of brightly colored buttons at a second hand store–so when our AWANA Cubbies lesson
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Crossing the Jordan: A Retelling with Blue Jello and Candy
After seeing this activity show up in my Pinterest feed used with the story of Moses Crossing the Red Sea,
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Make Washi Tape Trumpets for Jericho Story
Any retelling of the Battle of Jericho wouldn’t be quite complete without creating a trumpet of some sort to represent
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Creating Stone Memorials for Crossing the Jordan Story
Invitation to create and explore using stones in response to Bible story from Joshua chapter 4 where the Israelites created
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Word Art Project to Aid Scripture Memory
To help the children at our Vacation Bible School memorize and reflect on our theme verse, Joshua 1:9, I set
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God Made Pets Pretend Play
In Puggles, the curriculum for two-year-olds we use in our AWANA program, a great deal of time is spend exploring
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Creation Story for Kids Play Activity
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Elijah and the Prophets of Baal Lesson Ideas
When teaching Bible stories to preschoolers, I try to think of elements of the story they may be naturally interested
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New Testament Ideas

 

Play based lesson ideas for Jesus feeds 5000
Jesus Feeds the 5000 Play Based Lesson ideas
Jesus feeds the 5000.  It’s one of my favorite Bible stories.  Jesus has been teaching all day and the people
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The Lord's prayer storytelling basket
The Lord’s Prayer Lesson
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I made this storytelling basket to teach the Lord’s prayer to a group of 1st
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Christ Centered Valentine's Day idea Jesus loves me Fizzy hearts
Christ Centered Valentine’s Day Idea: Jesus loves me fizzy hearts
Valentine’s Day is approaching quickly.  If you are looking for a Christ centered Valentine’s Day idea that you can do
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Parable of the Good shepherd craft idea
Parable of the Good Shepherd Storytelling Kits
We made these take home storytelling kits for the Parable of the good shepherd last week in AWANA Cubbies The
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Open Ended Christmas Activities for Kids
Christmas Activities for kids- Loose Parts Nativity Scenes
Are you looking for open ended Christmas activities for kids?  Here is a creative Christmas invitation to play with materials
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Jesus Calms the Storm- Preschool Lesson
Lesson ideas for Jesus Calms the Storm for preschool aged children. Can't wait to try the chalk drawing on black
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Parable of the Good Shepherd Process Art
When planning Bible lesson activities for children, I am perhaps a Pinterest addict…check out my Pinterest boards for proof.  I
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Jesus and Zacchaeus Lesson Ideas
    We have been following the lessons from Young Children and Worship for Lent this year.  The series is
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Jesus Loves the Little Children Lesson
    Our lesson this week was Jesus loves the little children and we shared the story of Jesus welcoming
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Nicodemus visits Jesus at night in felt.
This morning at church I was running about and nearly missed seeing these precious works of art created by the
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