689. Prayer for the journey - creative prayer idea


A creative prayer idea about the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating

Abram and Lot say goodbye to each other and travel their own ways. today we’re going to pray for others who are travelling.

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 13: 1 - 18

This prayer idea will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Prayer for the journey creative prayer idea about Bible story Abram Lot separating Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- a globe and sticky (post-it) notes
- a notice board and pins

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688. Make a 3D map - crafts activity


A fun crafts idea about the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating

Abram and Lot had decided to separate. Lot was allowed to choose first. What a beautiful country! It looked like the garden of Eden. Lot knew exactly what he was going to choose. What do you think the land looked like? 

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 13: 1 - 18

This crafts idea / object lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Make a 3D map crafts activity about Bible story Abram Lot separating Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- rolls of paper – old wall paper for example
- pens
- clay
- paint and brushes
- blue paper for water
- plastic trees and animals

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687. Build a nomad tent - crafts activity


A fun crafts idea about the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating

Abram and Lot were nomads – they lived in tents and moved around. This meant that they could move to the places where there was enough food for their sheep and cows.

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 13: 1 - 18

This crafts idea / object lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Build a nomad tent crafts activity about Bible story Abram Lot separating Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- pieces of cloth
- sticks
- string
- chairs
- tables

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686. Feed the sheep relay race - Bible game


A fun Bible game about the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating

Abram and Lot’s shepherds are arguing. There isn’t enough food for all their sheep, goats and other animals. What does it feel like to have not enough food, that you then also have to share with others?

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 13: 1 - 18

This game will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Feed the sheep relay fun Bible game about Bible story Abram Lot separating Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- three buckets
- wads of paper
- tape to make a line on the floor

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685. Make a choice - Bible game


A fun Bible game about the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating

Abram lets Lot choose – ‘where do you want to live?’ Lot chooses the best piece of land, but ends up in the wrong place. Abram gets the second best piece of land, but God blesses him.
Every choice has consequences, also in this game……

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 13: 1 - 18

This game will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Make a choice fun Bible game about Bible story Abram Lot separating Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- a bucket
- chicken wire
- large Mikado sticks
- plastic balls

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684. This beautiful earth - creative activity


A creative activity about the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating

Abram and Lot really has the same problem as we do. How can we live together with each other in a country and in a world that is getting fuller, and where we really need to think carefully about how we treat the land and the raw materials we need?

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 13: 1 - 18

This creative activity will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

This beautiful earth creative activity about Bible story Abram Lot separating Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- a chessboard (or draughts board – a board with 64 spaces.
- counters in four different colours:
- red: industry (20 counters)
- green: nature (30 counters)
- yellow: agriculture (30 counters)
- blue: housing (20 counters)
- a timer
- a dice with the colours red, green, yellow, blue, and a question mark, and a ‘C’

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683. How much space do we need? - creative activity


A creative activity about the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating

Abram and Lot can’t both stay where they are. There is too little space. How can they best solve this? Abram and Lot choose to separate. Was there also maybe a better solution?

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 13: 1 - 18

This creative activity will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

How much space do we need creative activity about Bible story Abram Lot separating Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- chalk

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682. The never ending bar of chocolate - science experiment


A tasty science experiment about Abram and Lot

Abram and Lot have to share. Sharing fairly can be very difficult. You can end up with the feeling that one person wins and the other loses. There are no losers in this experiment with the never ending bar of chocolate! You even win an extra piece of chocolate – or does it only seem that way?

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story in Genesis 13: 1 - 18

This tasty experiment will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Never ending chocolate bar science experiment about Bible story Abram Lot separating Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- bars of chocolate - 6 x 4 pieces
- chopping board
- knife

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681. Hewn - YouTube video and discussion


Use this secular YouTube video to hold a creative discussion with the children about the Bible story.

A father made of wood has a son made of iron. The fire in his son’s heart needs feeding with wood to keep it burning. The son eats everything that is made of wood – even their house collapses. The iron son sees what this is doing to his wooden father and runs away. Because he has no more wood to feed the fire, it goes out and he nearly dies. His father then puts a windmill in his heart, which also gives him energy, and the son comes back to life.

Hewn Use this YouTube video to talk about Bible story of Abram and Lot separating Sunday school lesson Bible lesson Youth ministry VBS Kidmin childrens church 

 
Why is this film applicable to the story of the call of Abram? 

Abram and Lot are in a struggle for water and food. As in this film, there is not enough for both of them and their families. What do you do then?

In the Bible story Abram and Lot separate. In the video the father looks for a solution which means that they can stay together. Which is better?

Important questions:

It’s important to always watch the film yourself beforehand and to ask yourself:
- do I want to show this to the children?
- does this film work in the context and age-range of the children I am working with?

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680. Scraps - YouTube video and discussion


Use this secular YouTube video to hold a creative discussion with the children about the Bible story.

A mouse wants to go to the moon because he thinks that the moon is made of cheese. He builds a rocket, flies off and lands on a large piece of cheese. He thinks that this is the moon, but he has landed on a large piece of cheese in the cheesemongers.

Scraps Abram called by God Youtube video sunday school lesson bible lesson youth work youth ministry bible story VBS Abarham 

 
Why is this film applicable to the story of the call of Abram? 

Both Abram and the mouse go on a journey because they have a dream. Abram dreams of the promised land and a large number of descendants. God has promised him this. Do they both reach their destination? Why (not)?

Important questions:

It’s important to always watch the film yourself beforehand and to ask yourself:
- do I want to show this to the children?
- does this film work in the context and age-range of the children I am working with?

If you choose to show this YouTube video, we suggest you use the following steps:

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679. You're my King - creative prayer idea


A creative prayer idea about the Easter story 

King Herod and Pilate don’t know what to do with Jesus: “What kind of king is he?” 

Thankfully we know what kind of king Jesus is. He is our King!

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

You are my King creative prayer idea about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- the worksheet printed out on thick paper, one for each child. You can download the worksheet below.
- felt pens

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678. What sort of animal am I? - fun Bible game


A fun Bible game about the Easter story 

The people in Jerusalem are certain – Jesus is wrong! Even Pilate isn’t certain any more – who is Jesus, and what sort of king is he?

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

What sort of animal am I fun Bible game about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- stickers
- pens

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677. On or in the cross? - fun Bible game


A fun Bible game about the Easter story 

The people in Jerusalem shouted that they wanted Jesus to be crucified. Perhaps they don’t really even understand what they are shouting. But whatever happens – Jesus has to be crucified!

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

On or in the cross fun Bible game about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- 24 white plastic cups
- 11 coloured cups
- chocolate eggs
- cellotape

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676. The story of Barabbas (2) - creative activity


A creative activity about the Easter story 

An interactive way of telling the story of Barabbas, the first person to be able to say of Jesus: “He died for me.” (John 18 – 19). This is the longer version.

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

The story of Barabbas 2 creative activity about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

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675. The story of Barabbas (1) - creative activity


A creative activity about the Easter story 

An interactive way of telling the story of Barabbas, the first person to be able to say of Jesus: “He died for me.” (John 18 – 19). This is the short version.

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

The story of Barabbas 1 creative activity about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

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674. Who does Pilate listen to? - creative activity


A creative activity about the Easter story 

Pilate quickly comes to the conclusion that Jesus is innocent. But the people keep on shouting out for him to be crucified. Who does he listen to? Does he listen to the people, or his heart?

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Who does Pilate listen to creative activity about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- worksheets that you can download below
- sticky post-it notes
- pens

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673. What sort of king is Jesus? - creative activity


A creative activity about the Easter story 

Pilate asked Jesus, “Are you the king of the Jews?” Pilate doesn’t know what sort of King Jesus is. If he really is a king, he is a very different sort of king to the Emperor in Rome or King Herod. Jesus is also very different to the kings in our modern day world. What sort of king is Jesus?

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

What kind of king is Jeus creative activity about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- worksheets that you can download below
- sticky post-it notes
- pens

What do you do:

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672. Does an ice cube float on oil? - science experiment


A fun science experiment about the Easter story 

Jesus is not a king like Herod or Pilate. He came down from heaven to give us his love and salvation. You can use this fun experiment to demonstrate this!

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Floating ice cube fun science experiment about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- edible food colouring
- water
- sunflower or other vegetable oil
- a glass

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671. Abram and Lot separate - a Sunday School lesson


Download the PFD booklet with fifteen great ideas on this Bible story

Are you looking for a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating in Genesis 13: 1 - 18?

Abram and Lot separate a complete Easter Sunday school lesson with fourteen creative ideas. Ideal for a Sunday school lesson VBC kidmin childrens ministry or childrens church and youth ministryWe offer you the following fourteen creative ideas for your Sunday school lesson.

We understand that all these ideas are way too many to fit into just one Sunday school lesson, but we want to give you the opportunity to pick and mix, so that you can choose the ideas that fit with you and with your group of children.

Here are the following fourteen ideas for your Sunday school lesson for you to choose from:

*  What a tug of war! - an introductory activity
*  Share and share alike - a children's moment
*  Share a marshmallow tea cake - an icebreaker
*  How do I tell this Bible story? - a storytelling tip
*  Hewn - YouTube video and discussion
*  The never ending bar of chocolate - a fun science experiment
*  How much space do we need? - a creative activity
*  What is a climate refugee? - a creative activity
*  This beautiful earth - a creative activity
*  Make a choice - a Bible game
*  Feed the sheep relay race - a Bible game
Build a nomad tent - a crafts idea
*  Make a 3D map - a crafts idea
*  A prayer for the journey - a creative prayer idea

Download the PDF booklet with all these ideas

We have created an illustrated PDF booklet containing these fourteen creative ideas. Using this PDF booklet you can print all these ideas at home at your leisure.

You can download the complete Sunday school lesson below if you are a member of Creative Kidswork. You can become a member for just 25 dollars a year and have access to this Sunday school lesson (and all the other complete Sunday school lessons) and all the other great ideas here on the site.

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670. Jesus is a different King - an Easter Sunday School lesson


Download the PFD booklet with thirteen great ideas on this Bible story

Are you looking for a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 – 25  -  Jesus meeting king Herod and Pilate and both of them asking: "What kind of king is this man?"

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Jesus is a different king a complete Easter Sunday school lesson with thirteen creative ideas. Ideal for a Sunday school lesson VBC kidmin childrens ministry or childrens church and youth ministryWe understand that these thirteen ideas are way too many to fit into just one Sunday school lesson, but we want to give you the opportunity to pick and mix, so that you can choose the ideas that fit with you and with your group of children.

Here are the following thirteen ideas for your Sunday school lesson for you to choose from:

*  The King says… - an introductory activity
*  Sour Milk - a children’s moment
*  Build a bridge of spaghetti - an icebreaker
*  How do I tell the this Bible story? - four storytelling tips
*  LIFE - YouTube video and discussion
*  Does an ice cube float on oil? - a fun science experiment
*  What sort of king is Jesus? - a creative activity
*  Who does Pilate listen to? - a creative activity
*  The story of Barabbas (1) - a creative activity
*  The story of Barabbas (2) - a creative activity
*  On or in the cross? - a Bible game
*  What sort of animal am I? - a Bible game
*  You’re my King! - a creative prayer idea

Download the PDF booklet with all these ideas

We have created an illustrated PDF booklet containing these thirteen creative ideas. Using this PDF booklet you can print all these ideas at home at your leisure.

You can download the complete Sunday school lesson below if you are a member of Creative Kidswork. You can become a member for just 25 dollars a year and have access to this Sunday school lesson (and all the other complete Sunday school lessons) and all the other great ideas here on the site.

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669. Jesus is betrayed by his friends - an Easter Sunday School lesson


Download the PFD booklet with eleven great ideas on this Bible story

Are you looking for a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 22: 39 – 71  -  Jesus being betrayed bj Judas, deserted by his disciples in the garden of Gethsemane and disowned by Peter?

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Jesus is betrayed by his friends a complete Easter Sunday school lesson with eleven creative ideas. Ideal for a Sunday school lesson VBC kidmin childrens ministry or childrens church and youth ministryWe understand that these eleven ideas are way too many to fit into just one Sunday school lesson, but we want to give you the opportunity to pick and mix, so that you can choose the ideas that fit with you and with your group of children.

Here are the following eleven ideas for your Sunday school lesson for you to choose from:

*  Alone in the world - a children’s moment
*  Egg bowling - an icebreaker
*  How do I tell the this Bible story? - four storytelling tips
*  The early hatchling gets the worm - YouTube video and discussion
*  Pencils through a plastic bag - a fun science experiment
*  In the garden of Gethsemane - a creative activity
*  Friends make wrong choices - a creative activity
*  What does Easter mean to us? - a creative activity
*  Watch and pray... - a Bible game
*  Go on, guess who it is? - a Bible game
*  Father, forgive them… - a creative prayer idea

Download the PDF booklet with all these ideas

We have created an illustrated PDF booklet containing these eleven creative ideas. Using this PDF booklet you can print all these ideas at home at your leisure.

You can download the complete Sunday school lesson below if you are a member of Creative Kidswork. You can become a member for just 25 dollars a year and have access to this Sunday school lesson (and all the other complete Sunday school lessons) and all the other great ideas here on the site.

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668. LIFE - YouTube video and discussion


Use this secular YouTube video to hold a creative discussion with the children about the Bible story.

There’s a large puddle of water on the pathway. Some people walk straight through it and get wet shoes. Then a boy comes along. He puts large stepping stones in the water to form a sort of bridge, so that not only he but also everyone else coming after him can walk across to the other side.

Life Use this YouTube video to talk about Bible story of Easter for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin 

 
Why is this film applicable to the story of the betrayal of Jesus? 

Today’s question is, “What sort of king is Jesus?” The answer is not at all clear to Pontius Pilate. Looking back two thousand years later we can see that Jesus is the king who, through his suffering, death and resurrection, built a bridge, so that we can walk over it to God.

Important questions:

It’s important to always watch the film yourself beforehand and to ask yourself:
- do I want to show this to the children?
- does this film work in the context and age-range of the children I am working with?

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667. Build a spaghetti bridge - an Easter icebreaker


A fun icebreaker about the Easter story 

A playful introduction to our Sunday school lesson about Easter and Jesus being becoming a bridge between God and humankind.

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Build a spaghetti bridge fun icebreaker about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- lots of spaghetti
- cello tape / sticky tape

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666. Sour Milk - an Easter children's moment


A fun children's moment about the Easter story 

It’s all going sour in today's Bible story. All the people who at first were so happy that Jesus was healing them and feeding them, are now sour and angry. They want Jesus to be crucified.

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 23: 1 - 25. 

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Sour Milk fun childrens moment about Easter Bible story Jesus is crucied cross for Sunday school lesson VBS youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin

What do you need:

- two glasses
- some normal milk that has not been in the fridge for a few days and has gone off
- a pack of long-life milk
- a bucket
- a bottle of water

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665. Share a marshmallow tea cake - a fun icebreaker


A fun icebreaker about Abram and Lot's servants conflict

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating in Genesis 13: 1 - 18. It will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Share a marshmallow tea cake fun icebreaker about Bible story Abram and Lot separate for Sunday school lesson youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church


Abram and Lot have to share the country that they live in. How do they share it out evenly?

What do you need:

- a number of marshmallow tea cakes, or jaffa cakes
- knives and forks
- plates

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664. Abram follows God’s voice - a Sunday School lesson


Download the PFD booklet with fourteen great ideas on this Bible story

Are you looking for a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story of Abram being called by God to go to Canaan in Genesis 12: 1 - 9?

Abram follows Gods voice a complete Sunday school lesson with 14 creative ideasWe offer you the following fourteen creative ideas for your Sunday school lesson.

We understand that these fourteen ideas are way too many to fit into just one Sunday school lesson, but we want to give you the opportunity to pick and mix, so that you can choose the ideas that fit with you and with your group of children.

Here are the following fourteen ideas for your Sunday school lesson for you to choose from:

*  Which countries have you visited? - an introductory activity
*  Are you a good listener? - a children's moment
*  I am going on a journey… - an icebreaker
*  Which countries do you know? - an icebreaker
*  How do I tell the story of Abram? - a storytelling tip
*  Scraps - YouTube video and discussion
*  Build your own old fashioned phone - a fun science experiment
*  I know that sound! - a creative activity
*  Quite a walk! - a creative activity
*  A suitcase race - a Bible game
*  Let’s travel to Canaan - a Bible game / quiz
*  Create your own paper sandals - a crafts idea & game
*  Footsteps in paint - a crafts idea
*  Let’s build an altar together - a creative prayer idea

Download the PDF booklet with all these ideas

We have created an illustrated PDF booklet containing these fourteen creative ideas. Using this PDF booklet you can print all these ideas at home at your leisure.

You can download the complete Sunday school lesson below if you are a member of Creative Kidswork. You can become a member for just 25 dollars a year and have access to this Sunday school lesson (and all the other complete Sunday school lessons) and all the other great ideas here on the site.

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663. Share and share alike - a children's moment


A fun children's moment about Abram and Lot's servants conflict

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating in Genesis 13: 1 - 18. It will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Share and share alike fun childrens moment about Bible story Abram and Lot separate for Sunday school lesson youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church


A short introduction to the story of Lot and Abram’s shepherds, who argued because there wasn’t enough food to feed their animals.

What do you need:

- three pairs of objects that you can give away - for example two pencils, two pairs of socks and two apples. Make sure that one of each pair is new and beautiful, and that the other half of each pair is used and scruffy.

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662. What a tug of war! - an introductory activity


An introductory game about Abram and Lot's servants conflict

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story of Abram and Lot separating in Genesis 13: 1 - 18. It will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

 
Tug of war fun introduction Bible game about Bible story Abram and Lot separate for Sunday school lesson youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church
 
You can use this idea as before the programme has properly started, as the children are coming in.

The story today is about the shepherds who looked after the herds belonging to Lot and Abram. They were engaged in a tug of war about the food supply for their animals. There wasn’t enough for all the animals, and they argued: ‘We were here first!’. ‘No, we were first!’. 

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661. Father, forgive them - Creative Easter prayer idea


Use this Easter prayer idea to think about forgiveness

We use Jesus' short prayer on the cross to help the children in our Sunday school, Bible lesson, kids work, children's church or youth work to think and pray in a creative way about forgiving those who have been mean to us or have hurt us. 

Father forgive them a creative Easter prayer idea for Sunday school Bible lesson youth work kids ministry or children church


What do you need:

- a piece of red cloth, as a cloak
- pins
- pen and paper

What to do:

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660. Go on, guess who it is? - Bible game


Use this Bible game to reflect on why Jesus allowed his own suffering

The soldiers blindfold Jesus and hit him, while they insult him: “Hey, you’re a prophet aren’t you? Go on then, tell us who hit you!”

Use this game to reflect on the meaning of Easter within your Sunday school, Bible lesson or Christian youth work.

Go on guess who it is Bible game meaning Easter Jesus suffering Sunday school Bible lesson youth work childrens church


What do you need:

- two blindfolds

What to do:

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659. Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation - Bible game


Use this Bible game to talk about Jesus being let down and betrayed by his friends in Gethsemane

Jesus knows what is going to happen in the coming hours. He encourages his disciples to pray for strength, so that they won’t fall into temptation. The disciples don’t seem to hear him, and fall asleep. Once more Jesus says the same thing, but it doesn’t seem to help.

Use this Bible game in your Sunday school lesson or Bible lesson to look at the meaning of "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation..."

Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation Bible game Easter Gethsemane Sunday school lesson Bible lesson youth work


What do you need:

- ten large plastic cups
- ten stickers
- felt pens
- a soft ball

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658. Creative activity - what does Easter mean to you?


A creative group activity to enhance your telling of the Easter story

A simple craft activity that you can do as a group - decorate a large candle which you can light at the start of each Sunday School lesson or children's programme. It’s a lovely symbol to light a large candle to remind the children of Jesus’ presence in their lives. 

What does Easter mean to you decorate a large candle Sunday school lesson kids church Bible lesson childrens ministry kids ministry youth work


What do you need:

- a large white candle
- coloured sheets of candle wax
- pairs of scissors

What do you do:

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657. Friends make wrong choices - creative activity


Use this creative activity to talk about Jesus being let down and betrayed by his friends in Gethsemane

Jesus encourages his friends to ask God for strength, so they won’t fall into temptation, but it all goes completely wrong.
Use this idea in your Sunday school or Bible lesson to look at friendship.

Friends make wrong choices Jesus betrayed by friends creative activity sunday school lesson bible lesson youth work bible story easter


What do you need:

- chocolates
- 10 small chocolate eggs for each child 
- four bowls or small boxes
- 4 statements in download

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656. In the garden of Gethsemane - creative activity / group discussion


Use this creative activity to create a group discussion about four important events in the garden of Gethsemane

Four very important events in the life of Jesus happened in the garden of Gethsemane. Using four symbols or drawings, we are going to take a deeper look at what happened. This idea is ideal for a Sunday school lesson, a Bible lesson or within your youth work.

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What do you need:

- worksheets
- pens / coloured pencils

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655. Pencils through a plastic bag - fun science experiment


A fun science experiment to the Easter story

Jesus has a lot to cope with in this Easter Bible story:

- The disciples abandon him by falling asleep
- Judas betrays him with a kiss
- His disciples use violence
- Peter denies knowing him
- He is hurt and insulted, and falsely convicted.

How does Jesus cope with all of this?

Use this experiment to talk about this Easter theme in a Sunday school setting or within your youth work.

Pencils through a bag fun science experiment to tell Bible story of Easter in Sunday school Bible lesson object lesson kids church kids ministry yout work


What do you need:

- a strong ziplock plastic bag
- water
- six pencils

What do you do:

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654. YouTube video and discussion - The early hatchling gets the worm


Use this secular YouTube video to hold a creative discussion with the children about the Bible story.

A small chick finds a worm, who then becomes her best friend. They play together all the time. One morning when she wakes up the worm is gone. As she goes out to look for him, she sees another chick with a worm in its beak. She finally succeeds in getting the worm back out of its beak, but it turns out to be the wrong worm. She throws the wrong worm away and rushes over to hug her real friend who has just showed up.

The early hatchling gets the worm use this Youtube video to talk about Jesus betrayal Sunday school lesson kids church Bible lesson childrens ministry kids ministry youth work 

 
Why is this film applicable to the story of the betrayal of Jesus? 

Our story today is about friendship, and also the things that can go wrong in a friendship. At the lowest point in his life, Jesus’ friends are not there for him. They fall asleep, betray him, deny knowing him, and even resort to violence, because they really don’t know what to do any more.

Important questions:

It’s important to always watch the film yourself beforehand and to ask yourself:
- do I want to show this to the children?
- does this film work in the context and age-range of the children I am working with?

If you choose to show this YouTube video, we suggest you use the following steps:

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653. Egg bowling - an Easter Icebreaker


A playful introduction about the Easter story and Jesus being deserted by his friends.

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 22: 39 – 71. The disciples who fall asleep and Peter who disowns Jesus three times.

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Egg bowling fun Bible game about Easter Bible story Jesus deserted by his disciples for Sunday school lesson youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church kidmin VBS


A children’s moment about Jesus feeling all alone while he is praying in the garden of Gethsemane and his disciples are all fast asleep.

What do you need:

- two chocolate eggs per child
- a tennis ball

What do you do:

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652. Alone in the world - a children's moment


A children's moment about Jesus praying in the garden of Gethsemane

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on the Easter Bible story in Luke 22: 39 – 71. The disciples who fall asleep and Peter who disowns Jesus three times.

This Easter lesson will help the children in your Sunday school lesson, youth ministry, Bible lesson, VBS, kidmin, children’s church or children’s ministry to reflect on this powerful Bible passage.

Alone in the world childrens moment about Easter Bible story Jesus praying in garden Gethsemane for Sunday school lesson youth ministry Bible lesson childrens ministry school assembly childrens church


A children’s moment about Jesus feeling all alone while he is praying in the garden of Gethsemane and his disciples are all fast asleep.

What do you need:

- a copy of the book ‘Alone in the world’ by Hector Malot, or another book

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651. Joseph reconciles with his brothers - a Sunday School lesson


Download the PFD booklet with ten great ideas on this Bible story

Are you looking for a complete Sunday school lesson on the Bible story of Joseph being reconciled with his brothers in Egypt in Genesis 44 - 45?

Joseph being reconciled with his brothers a complete Sunday school lesson with 10 creative ideasWe offer you the following ten creative ideas for your Sunday school lesson.

We understand that these ten ideas are way too many to fit into just one Sunday school lesson, but we want to give you the opportunity to pick and mix, so that you can choose the ideas that fit with you and with your group of children.

Here are the following ten ideas for your Sunday school lesson for you to choose from:

*  A turning windmill - a children's moment
*  Who’s got the cup? - an icebreaker
*  How do I tell the this Bible story? - four storytelling tips
*  Buggy - YouTube video and discussion
*  The heart of ice - a science experiment
*  Bitter or Better? - a creative activity
*  Stewed Apples - a creative activity
*  Bring me the… - a Bible game
*  Watch out when you take revenge! - a Bible game
*  Feel God’s love - a creative prayer idea

Download the PDF booklet with all these ideas

We have created an illustrated PDF booklet containing these ten creative ideas. Using this PDF booklet you can print all these ideas at home at your leisure.

You can download the complete Sunday school lesson below if you are a member of Creative Kidswork. You can become a member for just 25 dollars a year and have access to this Sunday school lesson (and all the other complete Sunday school lessons) and all the other great ideas here on the site.

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650. Feel God’s love that can melt the hardest heart


Use this creative prayer idea to pray with the children about the theme of the Bible story of Joseph reconciling with his brothers

Let the children feel God's love that can melt the hardest heart. Even the hearts of the brothers of Joseph!

Heart of ice a creative prayer idea about the love of God and the Bible story of Joseph brothers Egypt for Sunday school lesson youth work kids church kids ministry


What do you need:

- a silicone cake tin in the shape of a heart
- a bucket or large saucepan
- chicken wire
- string

What do you do:

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649. Watch out when you take revenge! - a fun Bible game


Use this fun Bible game to teach about the Bible story of Joseph reconciling with his brothers

Joseph’s brothers are scared when they find out who Joseph is. After all, they were the ones who put him in the pit and sold him as a slave. Now he is much more powerful than they are. Is he going to take revenge?

Watch out when you take revenge Game a fun Bible game about Joseph reconciling with his brothers. Used in a Sunday school lesson kids church kids ministry childrens ministriy childrens work Bible lesson


What do you need:

- balloons
- lengths of string – about 40 cm long

What do you do:

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