Category: Sunday School Ideas

5 Ways to Help Kids in Anxious Times

Last week my oldest son and a couple friends were talking about ceiling fans—specifically ceiling fans falling out of the ceiling and hitting them on the head. I did my best to assure them that falling ceiling fans isn’t something they need to think or worry about. We talked about studs and sturdy construction and…
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St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

Did you know St. Patrick wasn’t Irish? Or that he was kidnapped by pirates? Or that someone tried to poison him? I want to share lots of games, activities, songs, printables, a memory verse, and even a FREE lesson that you can use to share God’s love with kids in your home, church, or community…
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Gospel Caterpillars Preschool Craft

Is there anything more alluring to a group of preschoolers than bottles of glue and colorful pom-poms? I think not! Here’s a fun, easy craft for your preschool crowd that is also a fun, easy, and kind of cute way to share the Gospel with them! Preschoolers do best with multi-sensory activities, and this one…
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10 Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids

What do dinosaurs, ancient Rome, puzzles, crazy hearts, and Bible drills have in common? You can use them all to prepare Valentine’s Day games, activities, songs, and stories to celebrate God’s love with kids! Valentine’s Day is a lovely opportunity to teach kids about God’s love! Here are ten ready-to-go ideas to help you incorporate…
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Teaching Kids the Sanctity of Life

In 2019, abortion ended more than twice as many lives as cancer, alcohol, smoking, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and traffic accidents combined. This tragic loss of human life should remind us how important it is to share the truth that every person is created and loved by God. Children need to know the immeasurable value God places…
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5 Easy Ways to Teach Kids with Your Smartphone

My smartphone is one of my favorite tools for teaching kids. I recently decided to ask some other parents, missionaries, and Sunday School teachers how they use their phones to enhance their teaching and I got some pretty great feedback. “Sound effects! I was teaching with a friend and she found a sound effect the…
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The Best Bible Games for Kids

What’s the best Bible game for kids? It’s difficult to choose just one because so much depends on where, when, and with whom you are playing. But after years of inventing and writing Bible game ideas for the largest children’s ministry on earth; I’ve noticed one game that stands out above the rest. One game…
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GRACE Memory Verse Game

“Freedom isn’t free,” That’s a statement often said around Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, or the 4th of July as we honor the courageous families who sacrifice so much to preserve our nation’s freedom. This same statement also rings true for grace. While saving grace is freely given to all who believe, it came at a…
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Bacon Bible Lessons!?

I’ve used many tools and resources to teach God’s Word to kids over the years, but had never considered adding bacon to my teaching arsenal. That is, not until a friend shared this picture of her bright boy using bacon to bring the Bible to life. Can you guess what bit of basic Bible history…
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Pizza Party for Jesus!

Have you ever wondered what role pizza played in launching me into ministry? (You’ve probably never wondered it before, but I’ll bet you’re wondering it now!) God used pizza in some pretty cool ways to teach me the importance of showing the love of Jesus to all kinds of people. Here’s an older picture of…
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