What is Christmas all about?

Puppet play for Christmas.

When I do puppet plays, I usually record the script beforehand – using different ‘character’ voices, and then play it back while children operate the (glove) puppets.This way I am able to ‘watch’ the entire group, and also have a puppet/human dialogue if required. For this play, you will need one animal (I use a sheep) and four ‘human’ puppets. Write the word Christmas on a large piece of paper, and display it in a prominent position. (more…)

Christmas Sunday School and Children’s Church Bible Lessons

Are you looking for creative Christmas Bible lessons, Christmas sermons for kids, and kids ministry games to use in your Sunday School and Children’s Church services for this holiday season?

Children’s Ministry Today has a great selection of Christmas lessons and games for your Christian Church holiday services at the www.childrensministry.org website.

Each Christmas Bible lesson and holiday game is excitingly designed to powerfully instill strong children’s Bible lesson truths in a motivationally fun interactive way.

These Christmas Children’s Church and Sunday School lessons and games have wonderful attention-keeping ways of teaching spiritual truths to children. You can download these Christmas lessons, object lessons, trick cartoon drawings, and games from Children’s Ministry Today, who has a growing selection of complete kids ministry services, individual lessons, and games for every holiday season.

PS – Many of the complete lessons, such as the “Characters of Christmas” (2 Complete Lessons Set) has almost no preparation needed and is great for the busy Children’s Pastor and Sunday School Teacher!

Christmas Lessons & Games to
Download for Your Kids’ Church

A Pilgrim’s Meal

Text- (John 6:11) Jesus then took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. (New International Version)

Thought Starters
Are you excited for Thanksgiving? It’s only a few days away. What’s your favorite thing to eat on Thanksgiving? Will you have plenty of food to choose from? Will you get enough to eat? (more…)

Thanksgiving Children’s Worship Service

This is an absolutely GREAT Thanksgiving Lesson!

Here is what is included:
-Outline for Service

-1 Crowdbreaker PowerPoint Game (more…)

And Be Thankful

Colossians 3:15b “And be thankful.”
Object Needed: 2 eggs, marker, two clear bowls

NOTE FOR PREPARATION: At least a week ahead, draw a frown on an egg and let it set out to rotten. Draw a smile on an egg and keep it fresh.

Have you heard the expression ‘He’s a good egg”? It means that a person is an overall good person and tries to do what is right. Here are two eggs. Can you tell which is the ‘good egg’ and which is the ‘bad egg’? (more…)

God’s Password – Thank You

Text- (Psalm 100:4) Enter with the password: “Thank you!” Make yourselves at home, talking praise. Thank him. Worship him. (The Message-Eugene H. Peterson)

Thought starters
Are you ready for Thanksgiving this week?

What will you have to eat on Thursday? Will you be full? Will you take time to pray before dinner? Do you know there is a special “password” for praying to God? In fact every time you and I pray after this time together on Sunday we use this “password.” (more…)

Free No Prep Add-On Idea for the “Around the Thanksgiving Table” Service

If you are about to use your copy of the “Around the Thanksgiving Table” complete service this Wednesday in your kids’ clubs or this Sunday’s kids’ church, we wanted to share with you a couple of no-prep ideas which we spontaneously added to the service with great success!

This Thanksgiving service focuses on helping the kids remember 6 aspects of God’s character and their relationship with Him for which they can always be thankful. After each puzzle (more…)