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Biblical person: Eli

Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Eli

Eli was a high priest in Silo, with whom Samuel grew up. Eli had two sons who abused their priesthood. We first encounter Eli in the Bible when he gets angry with the grieving Hanna because he thinks she is drunk. Eli was judge over Israel for forty years, and died when he heard about the death of his sons on the battlefield.

On this page you will find a number of creative ideas, resources and activities relating to Eli which you can use in your kid’s work, kidsmin, Sunday school lessons, kid’s worship or Christian elementary school.