Category Archives: Childrens Church Activities

Children’s Church Activities are sometimes hard to find, especially if you have a wide range of ages attending your class. Here are some of my favorites. Feel free to integrate them into your own Program. And if you have any suggestions, feedback, or ideas you’d like to share, please leave them in the comments box below each post!

tn can telephones science experiment

Tin-Can Phone Science Experiment

Talking through a tin can is a wonderful science experiment, not just to teach children how sound waves travel, but it can also illustrate how important concepts are passed from generation to generation. Your students’ grandparents may have made tin-can phones as children, so this could be a great conversation starter for the next visit.…

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pencil holder bible craft

Back-to-School Bible Craft: “Jesus is Always with You” Pencil Holder

All families need a place to keep their pencils, which makes this a great back-to-school bible craft to send home at the start of school. Eyes and a Scripture will help kids keep in mind that in school, Jesus is always with them and for them—but they need to keep picturing him in front of them.…

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pplastic cup lighthouse craft

Plastic Cup Lighthouse Craft

This tiny lighthouse craft makes a nice night-light; its soft glow is just bright enough to lead your child to the safe harbor of his bed. Its creation will also give you a chance to talk more about why lighthouses are such an important Christian symbol. Material • White plastic tape or craft tape •…

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broken hearts bible lesson

Broken Hearts / Mended Hearts – A Bible Lesson in Forgiveness

It’s one thing to encourage forgiveness; it’s quite another to get kids to understand how to forgive. Fortunately, forgiveness, – like other important Christian virtues such as love – is about commitment and not about feelings. This Bible lesson using dried play dough that can be moistened and reshaped into a heart will help kids…

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lighthouse bible lesson 2

Bible Lesson: Rocks, Shoals, Shallows – God Is Like A Lighthouse!

This very active Bible lesson, played in the almost-dark, will have kids moving around and also thinking about how God is like a lighthouse—a light we need to keep watching for. Note: this lesson requires some darkness, such as the ability to lower blinds, though not complete darkness. If the room you teach in is…

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forgiveness bible game

Wash Away the Past – A Bible Game About Forgiveness

This wet-and-wild Bible game will help children learn about the importance of forgiveness. They will also learn that forgiveness doesn’t mean forgetting, but moving on. You can learn from your experiences on how to be a better person while laughing and getting wet! Materials • Water • One plastic cup per child • Four buckets…

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homemade submarine science project

Make A Homemade Submarine – Science Project

Most kids know that that objects placed in water will either float or sink depending on the density of the object. This science project will remind us that the density of our spiritual life can keep us from sinking into loss of our faith in Christ. Material • Empty plastic water bottle • Baking powder • Scissors…

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bird in a cage science experiment

“Bird in a Cage” – A Science Experiment about Freedom

In this science experiment, we’ll show that even though we might feel trapped or things might seem difficult, we are actually free in Jesus! Discussing how the little bird is free even though he looks caged is a great chance to ask children where they feel caged and where Jesus makes them free. Materials •…

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