String A Bead Game

Kids love games! Games are fun! Games can be exciting! Games can be memorable! Using games to review Bible knowledge is always a great idea. Here is an idea I used recently for the first time. It was a big hit. It is called “String-A-Bead”. Kids have 2 choices of bead colors to put on…

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Visualized Bible Verses

Do the children you teach sometimes have difficulty retaining the Bible verses they supposedly memorized? If not, why not try visualizing the verses? There are many ways to do this, but we will show just 4 ways in this article. So, just how do we visualize Bible verses? I’m glad you asked! Use IMAGES to…

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Salt in the Kool-Aid?

Do this activity BEFORE teaching the new Bible lesson. The children will be not so gently reminded of the importance of following a recipe. During and after the Bible lesson, the concept will translate to the importance of following God’s “recipe”, i.e., rules, laws, etc.  I do this activity before the Golden Calf lesson or…

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Do We Live at Your House?

Do We Live at Your House? This is a fun way to explore actions and attitudes that children need to avoid. This might be a great application to use when teaching Jacob and Esau or Joseph and his brothers. Their actions and attitudes were not always the way God would want them to act. The…

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Cain and Abel

The Cain and Abel visual aid concept on BibleClassWorkshop.com is a wonderful visual aid! https://store.bibleclassworkshop.com/products/597-cain-and-abel/ I wanted to make a larger version of that concept for our teaching wall.  The result was two life-sized figures that represent each brother. As the story is told from Genesis 4, an arm is added and then a head…

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Cain and Abel

Here is a fun activity for children to review the story of Cain and Abel. I use this as a learning center before class starts. This is a follow up on the lesson of Cain and Abel. You may view that lesson here: https://kidsbibleclassideas.com/cain-and-abel-2/?preview_id=2134&preview_nonce=004325ca72&_thumbnail_id=-1&preview=true. You need to purchase the Cain and Abel take home from BibleClassWorkshop.com…

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Memory Verse Activities 4

Here are 2 more ideas for memory verse review. Cut a circle from stiff poster board or cardboard. Write words to the Bible verse on clothespins. I purchased these felt cutouts from Etsy. Use a permanent marker or pen to write the Bible verse on them.

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Memory Verse Activities

Here are some ideas for reviewing Bible verses. We want the kids to move God’s word into their hearts, their long-term memory. One way of doing that is by lots of repetition. You can use almost anything the kids can touch to make a Bible verse review activity. Kids may work by themselves or with…

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This is Your Life Bible People

Teaching about people in the Bible lends itself to a visual aid idea I call “This is Your Life.”  Bible characters are displayed on poster board using cardboard, fabrics like felt, 3 dimensional objects like plastic plants, glitter, beads, fake hair or fur, ribbons, puffy paint, chains or anything else you can come up with…

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