Children love puzzles, mysteries and codes! We can use that to our advantage as we teach Bible classes. We can teach the Bible account using visuals that don’t “tell the whole story”. This  creates curiosity in the child’s mind. Curiosity results in the child being more absorbed in the lesson being presented. When the child…

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Yes, Moses was raised as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. Technically that makes him a prince even though he was not related by blood and not in the line of succession for the throne. Acts 7:22 tells us that, “Moses was educated in all the learning of the Egyptians.” What might his education have included?…

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Here is a video Bible lesson about David being anointed by Samuel using a “DIORAMA” as the visual aid.  Let the children know at the beginning of the Bible story that something very beautiful is here somewhere, but they can’t see how beautiful it is just by looking at the outside. They can only see the…

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Moses and the burning bush is a very exciting lesson to teach to children. It uses an ORANGE SWIRLING LIGHT that gives the effect that the bush is on fire. I found the light at Home Depot around Halloween. The light bulb went on  in my head (pun intended!) and I thought I could use…

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Here is a way to illustrate the facts about each of the 3 kings of the United Kingdom.  Write on each shape any facts you want the children to remember about each king. I cut a large crown for Saul out of silver poster board. David’s crown is gold poster board. Solomon’s crown is glittery…

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Are you looking for a fresh idea that keeps children engaged as you teach the Bible lesson? Look no further. This concept is the same as the Wheel of Fortune TV show. Select the name of a Bible character, Bible place, or Bible event. DO NOT tell children the name as you teach the lesson.…

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TEACHING WALLS What’s a Teaching Wall? It is facts, places, images, etc. displayed in a visually appealing way on any vertical surface. I started calling them Teaching Walls many years ago when I realized the powerful “teaching effect” that visual aids can have when spread throughout the classroom. Any vertical space evolved to carry its share…

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Here is my visual aid for the 10 Commandments I have used for many years. Make your visual aids WELL the FIRST time. Then laminate or cover with Contact paper and they will last for many years. I made each number from a piece of regular poster board measuring 22 x 28 inches. (The free…

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