Ideas for Special Events for Children’s Ministry:5th and 6th Grade Lock-In at Children and Youth Facility
Halloween alternative-big party?
Thanksgiving children’s ministry family meal (staff, children, parents, volunteers)
Ice cream socials
Have specified sport nights (one night only soccer, one night only basketball, etc.)
Have a tutorial group for 3 days a week at church
Christmas play (learn the play on one of the vacation weeks, perform it one too)
Christmas events (during the 2-week break children get from school)
Have a family sledding event w/ activities inside (hot choc, movies, etc.)
New Year’s Eve party just for the kids!
Art day-invite a local artist to teach a workshop
Table game day – we provide and offer teaching for new ones, and let bring own
Earth day event – teach about enviroment, prevention, etc.
Family kite day in summer, fall, spring
Friend day-encourage kids to bring a friend/family member to Sunday school and have ice cream, snacks for those participating afterwards
Cookie bake-off –have children, with MUCH supervision, make cookie batter, we cook them and send them w/ cards to hospital/hospice/shelter/Clubhouse
Different cultures day-teach children about the different cultures by having rooms w/ one country and a person from there informing about it (adversity)
Carnival day (circus)- w/ machines, arcades, vendors, animals etc.
Family concert event w/ either real performers (david crowder) or people who can sing like them.
Brandon M. Haskins