God So Loved the World {31 Days of Bible Based Crafts}

God So Loved the World {31 Days of Bible Based Crafts}

Welcome to day #9 of my 31 days of Bible-based crafts series.  You can find all the of the posts from 2014 here or you can check out the full list of Bible crafts from 2013 as well.   Today, I'll be featuring a craft based on John 3:16.  It's also a great craft to use for Valentines Day or for 1 John 4:8 (God is Love).   What You Need: Paper Plate Marker Green and Blue Paint Heart Hole Puncher  (might be wise to prepunch a bunch) Red Construction Paper What You … [Read more...]

God Provides For Me {31 Days of Bible Based Crafts}

God Provides For Me {31 Days of Bible Based Crafts}

Welcome to day #8 of the 31 Days of Bible Based Crafts (check out the full list here). Today, I'll be showing you a collage the kids made to emphasize how God provides for us.   We used this craft in conjunction with a lesson about Elijah (1 Kings 17), but it could also be paired with Matthew 10 as well. What You Need: Paper Plates Magazines (Family Circle, Women's Day and food magazines are good) Glue Scissors   What You Do: After the lesson, explain that God provides … [Read more...]

And Jesus Grew {Day #7 in 31 Days of Bible-Based Crafts}

And Jesus Grew {Day #7 in 31 Days of Bible-Based Crafts}

For today's craft, we'll be taking a look at Luke 2:52.  The verse states:  And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man. One small group leader constructed the following chart when we covered this verse one week. She wrote the Luke 2:52 memory verse across the top and then measured all the kids and marked them on the chart.  We actually studied this verse for 3-4 weeks, so when the unit was finished, she measured again to see if anyone happened to grow within that … [Read more...]

Holy and Happy {Teaching Kids Basic Bible Theology}

Holy and Happy {Teaching Kids Basic Bible Theology}

We’re in lesson seven in our Catechism curriculum with the kids in our midweek program.  Here’s what we have covered so far this quarter (click through for more lesson details): Where do you learn how to love and obey God?  Who Wrote the Bible?  Following God’s Path  Who were the first people?  Who did God create people? What did God give Adam and Eve?  Do you have a soul? Grab the PDF chart of all our current and upcoming questions here! This week, we will be tackling … [Read more...]

31 Days of Bible Based Crafts {2014} Road Map

31 Days of Bible Based Crafts {2014} Road Map

If you're looking for all the posts from this 2014 writing challenge in one spot, you're in luck.  You can find all the posts below with direct links to the crafty fun.  Days will continue to be filled in as the challenge progresses.  If you want to check out all my 2013 Bible craft posts, head right this way! Day One: Abraham and the Stars Day Two: Paper Plate Angel Day Three: Israel's Judges: Ehud and Deborah Day Four: Sodom and Gomorrah Day Five: David Loves God with his whole … [Read more...]

Sunday Snapshot: David Loves God with Whole Heart

Sunday Snapshot: David Loves God with Whole Heart

For day #5 in the 31 Days of Bible based crafts, we'll be sticking with the Sunday Snapshot format.    This craft came from a Bible lesson about David and how he loved God with his whole heart. Check out all the crafts from the 31 Days of Bible Based Crafts here!  p.s. If you love these crafts, be sure to hop on over to Kidology to check out the new book, Bright Ideas, which features a few a of our craft ideas as well!  Use the code: SAVE5LW to get $5 off!! … [Read more...]