Object lesson - Psalm 150: ‘Everything that has breath...’

Do you know if something is alive or lifeless?

A fun object lesson / creative activity to help the children reflect on what it means to be alive.

This idea is part of a complete Sunday school lesson on Psalm 150.  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.

Everything that has breath a creative activity on Psalm 150 for your Sunday school lesson kidmin VBS youth ministry childrens church childrens ministry

What do you do:

In psalm 150 the psalmist sings ‘Let everything that has breath praise the Lord’, ‘Let everything that is alive praise the Lord’. Who / what is alive?
Bring some things with you like a fossil, a seed from a plant, some moss,  a piece of coral, air in a bag, water in a glass, blue cheese
Ask the children to guess if they are alive or not.
You can also bring pictures/photos. Don’t make it too easy for them.
- Which things are dead, alive, or have ever lived? 
- How could they sing for God?
What do you need:
- a fossil
- a seed from a plant
- some moss
- a piece of coral
- air in a bag
- water in a glass
- blue cheese

Tags: Object lessons, Children's moments in church, Worship , Psalms - Bible book

Scripture reference: Psalm 150
You can use this idea in a: Sunday School lesson, Sunday school class, children's ministr, Messy church,, kids time, craft's time, kids ministry, children's ministry, kids church