Materials: tray, various items (big and small), paper, pencils Activity – Seeing and Remembering Fill a tray with various items. Give each student a piece of paper and pencil. Show the tray to all of your students for a given amount of time (3-5 minutes). Remove the tray (or cover it) so that the children […]
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It is critical, of course, to study the work and death of Jesus. But all of that is rather meaningless if Christ did not also rise again as He promised. Then what? Following the events of Easter, Jesus appeared to the disciples and gave them instructions regarding what to expect and to do in remembrance […]
As we approach Holy Week and prepare our hearts for Easter, it’s easy to become caught up in the excitement of egg hunts, palm branch crosses, and chocolate bunnies. It can even grow tiresome to talk yet again about what may seem an “obvious” Christian story. But students can benefit from focusing on details of […]
Sometimes we make the message of salvation more complicated than it needs to be. Or we can become so caught up in Bible stories and individual characters that we neglect the most basic and critical overarching element of what and why we teach. At any time of year, but especially in preparation for Easter, it […]
The following lesson was created for a small class of children ranging from age 5-10. The students discover that Jesus’ miracles helped people believe in Him for eternal life. Bible Passage: John 4:46-54 Bible Story Title: Jesus Heals Official’s Son Target Age Group: Ages 5-11 (K-5th Grade U.S.A.) Target Time Frame: 60 Minutes Original Teaching […]
Lesson Title: Knowing Jesus Through the Five Senses: The Sense of Sight Bible Reference: John 18:1-14; 19-23; 28-40; John 19:1-16 Target Age Group: Elementary Learning Context: Sunday School Target Time Frame: 45 minutes Focus Verse: As soon as the chief priests and their officials saw him, they shouted, “Crucify! Crucify!” But Pilate answered, “You take […]