Day 30: Journey to the Promise Land {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

Day 30: Journey to the Promise Land {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

 A few years ago, we did a super fun unit from Discipletown called "How to Use My Bible".  We taught the kids all about the Bible dictionary, index, concordance, along with maps and atlases.  Of course, we started to look for ways for kids to practice using these "Cool Bible Tools". One week, after I had taught a lesson on on the 12 Spies (Numbers 13), I assigned a key word from the story to each student.  I set up tables like the picture below, complete with crayons and cool Bible … [Read more...]

Ark of the Covenant {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

Ark of the Covenant {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

We did this craft the week we talked about crossing the Jordan river in Children's Church (Joshua 3), but it would fit a number of passages.  In fact, this week in Kids' Club, we're in 2 Samuel 6 (David dances before the Lord) and it would be perfect for that lesson as well!    Based on the description in Exodus 25, we know that the ark was covered in gold.  I wanted to give the ark a bit of sparkle, but we had just used glitter the week before and I didn't want to push my luck too much with the … [Read more...]

Day 28: 12 Spies {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

Day 28: 12 Spies {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

Today's crafts and activities are based on the story of the 12 Israelite Spies found in Numbers 13.  If you'd like to check out all the posts from this 31 Days of Bible Crafts Series, head to the introduction post. Lesson Time During the lesson time, I gathered the kids around a small floor stage and used little people to tell the story.  I created a Canaanite giant using a covered oatmeal canister. The kids absolutely loved the presentation.  It was new and novel for them and they were … [Read more...]

Moses and the Burning Bush {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

Moses and the Burning Bush {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

This Bible craft is based on Exodus 3 and would be great for almost any age. This is actually a craft from my kids' Tiny Tots class (ages 2-3).  I absolutely love the teachers in that class and it is so fun hearing all about their lesson each week.  Keep up the good work, friends! What You Need: Green Construction paper, cut into tree shape (if you have little ones) Brown Construction paper, cut into tree shape (as shown) Small square pieces of orange, red, and yellow tissue … [Read more...]

Moses Activity Stations {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

Moses Activity Stations {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

I hope you've been enjoying this 31 Days of Bible Crafts series!  I know it's been a joy to share all the kids wonderful projects with you and I hope that it helps in your own Children's Ministry!  Today, I'll be showing you a few of the stations we did during a recent lesson about Moses.  It was around Exodus 32 when the Israelites cross the Red Sea and then build the Golden Calf.   Yikes! Station #1 Salt and Glue Words I had briefly seen an example of this project on Pinterest, but of … [Read more...]

Day 21: Bible People Creations {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

Day 21: Bible People Creations {31 Days of Bible Crafts}

We've been using the Tru curriculum in our Children's Church program (and loving it!).  During the Remember and Celebrate week, I wanted to review the stories we had already covered with the kids in a fun way.  Want to see what we did?  Let's get started! What You Need: Small pictures of Bible characters (I used these) Construction paper Crayons Glue Optional extras: Tissue Paper, Stickers, etc. What You Do: Give each child a small Bible character.  If you have a large group of … [Read more...]