Vine and the Branches Object Lesson from John 15:1-8

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The book of John is loaded with wonderful teaching opportunities, especially if you like to use object lessons. As a children’s minister, I love this type of visual teaching. Bring kids a lesson on the importance of spiritual fruit and how crucial it is to “remain in him.” This object lesson comes from John 15:1-8, […]

How to Create an Object Lesson for Kids Church

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Love visual lessons but can’t find the right one? You don’t have to rely on others to present you with object lessons–you can do it yourself. That’s true even if you don’t have a teaching degree or any experience writing curriculum. I learned how to create an object lesson a children’s ministry conference well over […]

Sharing Object Lesson With Grapes from Hebrews 13:16

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Hebrews 13:16 says “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.” (ESV) As parents and teachers, we sometimes forget that there are two types of sharing: the kind that is forced and sharing that occurs as a prompting of the heart. How many of […]

Twister Game Bible Object Lessons about Sin

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It is no secret that I love classic games! For teaching they work well because classic game brands, like Twister are recognizable and most of the class is familiar with game play rules. I recently found an old Twister game at the local thrift store and was able to put the Twister game mat to […]

Breaking the Law Object Lesson from 1 John 3:4-5

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Try this fun way¬†to teach kids about what breaking God’s law means! I do love an object lesson and with so many inexpensive sheriff or police officer costumes available right now, why not? Base the object lesson on 1 John 3:4-5. “Everyone who sins breaks the law in fact, sin is lawlessness. But you know […]