Kids Spring 2016 Extra

Unit 1: Jesus the Savior Session 1: The Transfiguration (March 6) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 2: Jesus Raised Lazarus (March 13) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 3: The Triumphal Entry (March 20) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 4: Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection (March 27) Weekly Session Overview on […]




Preschool Spring 2016 Extra

Unit 1: Jesus, the Savior Session 1–Jesus Chose Helpers (March 6) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 2–Jesus’ Special Supper (March 13) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 3–The Triumphal Entry (March 20) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 4–Jesus Is Alive! (March 27) Weekly Session Overview on Ministry Grid Session 5–Jesus […]




Grades 1-6: Special Focus—Esther (May 29)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Self-Portraits Paper, markers or crayons, mirrors (optional) Lead kids to draw self-portraits. They can use the mirrors to look at their features as they draw. Lead kids to talk about their features and what they see in the mirror or in their portraits. Tell kids that today they will hear […]




Grades 1-6: God Changes People: Session 6—Saul (May 22)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Letter Search Dishpan or larger shallow container with sand, letter tiles or heavyweight paper with letters (f, o, r, g, i, v, e, n, e, s, s), tablecloth or drop cloth Hide the letters in the pan of sand. Set the pan on a tablecloth or drop cloth. Lead kids […]




Grades 1-6: God Changes People: Session 5—Peter (May 15)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Mirror Game No materials needed Group the kids into pairs. Choose one of each pair to be the mover and the other to be the mirror. The mover slowly moves his arms, legs, and head in different ways. The mirror mimics the movements as if he were a mirror. After […]




Grades 1-6: God Changes People: Session 4—Zechariah (May 8)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Pass the Picture Paper, markers Group the kids into groups of 4. (Group size can change but all groups should have the same number of kids.) Guide each group to sit in a circle. Give each kid a piece of paper; provide several markers for each group. Tell kids to […]




Grades 1-6: God Changes People: Session 3—The Samaritan Woman (May 1)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Chair Movement Game Circle of chairs Guide kids to sit in the circle of chairs. Give directions for kids to move right or left when certain statements apply to them. Kids should not move from their chairs if the statements do not apply to them. Here are sample statements and […]




Grades 1-6: God Changes People: Session 2—Miriam (April 24)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Walk the Line Masking tape Tape two long parallel lines on the floor, a few feet apart. Tell kids they will walk the straight tape lines without stepping off. Choose two volunteers. Turn the volunteers around 2-3 times. Then lead them to the lines to walk on them. Lead each […]




Grades 1-6: God Changes People: Session 1—Abram (April 17)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Name Clap No materials needed Guide kids to stand in a circle. Say: “My name is _____” and clap the number of syllables of your name as you say it. Move around the circle, asking each kid to say his name and clap the syllables. After all have said their […]




Grades 1-6: Jesus the Savior: Session 6—The Ascension (April 10)

Grades 1-3 Introductory Activity – Four in a Row Large white board, dry erase markers and eraser, numbered cube On the board, draw a 5 x 5 grid. In each space, print a word from this unit’s stories. Number each row of words. Below is an example of a grid. 1 Jesus died Martha Savior […]