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Free Minute to Win It Games!

Are you looking for some quick low-prep easy games for your kids?  You've probably already heard of the Minute to Win it series with NBC, but did you know that Children's Ministry Deals often releases holiday themed Minute to Win it Games as well?    For instance, right now they are giving away (FREE!) both St. Patrick's Day Minute to Win it Game and Easter Minute to Win it Games. Grab them below! Easter Minute to Win It St. Patrick's Day Minute to Win it  Image from Children's Ministry … [Read more...]

Let’s Get Moving! {15 Indoor Active Games for Kids + Where to Find More!}

Let’s Get Moving! {15 Indoor Active Games for Kids + Where to Find More!}

Sometimes you just need to get up and get moving! Here are some great active indoor games that you can use in your children's program or with your own kids!  All games were taken from the book Celebration Games: Physical Activities for Every Month. I also googled around to try and find some matching posts so you could see some pictures along with the ideas.  Hope it helps you in your family and ministry! Any Time Games TAIL TAG: Give each student a strip of cloth (approx 12") to tuck into … [Read more...]

Christmas Crafts & Projects for the Family

Christmas Crafts & Projects for the Family

Are you looking for a few quick games and activities for the family to do during your Christmas get together this year?  I've rounded up a few crafts we've been doing this month along with some of my other favorites from other blogs and websites.  Hope you find something that fits your family! Paper Plate Angel This is a super simple project even the littlest hands can do.  Just cut one plate into fourths (each quarter is a wing) and then cut another plate into a pizza shape.  Cut a head … [Read more...]

Children’s Ministry Christmas Party!

Children’s Ministry Christmas Party!

Time to Party!! Are you having a Christmas Party in your Children's Ministry program? Looking for some great games to play?   Take a look at our schedule for some inspiration! 6:30PM Welcome! 6:35 Reading of the Christmas Story Good News of Great Joy: The Amazing Story of Jesus' Birth 6:40 Group Games Mini Marshmallow Toss (kids lined up on either side of a table) Snowman Decorating Contest (5 minutes to make the best one) Parcel Pass (find directions … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Games!

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Games!

Need a few quick and easy game ideas this week? Concerned the lesson might run short?  Need something for the kids to do while they are not rehearsing for the Christmas play?  Check out some of these "turkeyiffic" ideas for your family party or Children's Ministry program! Cluck, Cluck, Gobble from Creative Youth Ideas This Thanksgiving party game is played similar to the classic children’s game “Duck, Duck, Goose” but with some variations to make it a little more sophisticated for youth and … [Read more...]

Day 6: Books of the Bible Practice Cards {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

Day 6: Books of the Bible Practice Cards {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

This project is so simple, I'm not sure it even qualifies as a craft, but it's been a great activity for our Children's Church program, so I thought I'd share.  I'm always looking for new ways for kids to learn and review the books of the Bible, and I've found sometimes, simple is best.   What You Need: Set of notecards (unlined) Crayons or markers (several colors) Ziploc bags What You Do: Using one color crayon per set, write out the books of the Bible on notecards … [Read more...]