I Know the Plans I Have For You Object Lesson – Jeremiah 29:11

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God has a great big, wonderful plan for each child in your ministry and you too, of course! Why not teach them while they are young that each life has a special purpose designed by God. Teach kids this object lesson and you might spark a whole new way of thinking about life. It’s humbling […]

Aluminum Foil Bible Object Lesson – Proverbs 27:19

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Kids need to know that God can see what our hearts look like and our lives. In our culture, there’s a lot of emphasis placed on what we look like but that’s now how God operates and we shouldn’t either. Proverbs 27:19 says, “As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.” It’s […]

Sing to the Lord Object Lesson (1 Chronicles 16:23)

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God’s favorite music station is WYOU! Did you know that? How many people here like listening to the radio? Who likes listening on their phone or in Mom or Dad’s car? Me too! I have my favorite channels in my car–called presets. That means I can just press a button and there’s my favorite music. […]

Object Lesson: A Garden of Gratitude to Cultivate Thanks (Colossians 4:2)

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It is no secret that kids tend to have a short-sighted and egotistical view of things, easily impatient and frustrated when results do not immediately appear. We encourage verbal gratitude at Thanksgiving time and for gifts, but do not always extend that attitude to daily life. Young and older children (and even adults!) can often […]

Fingerstache Bible Object Lesson (Hebrews 4:13)

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Have you ever snapped a selfie wearing a fingerstache? A fingerstache is a moustache drawing on the pointer finger that a person can use to pretend he has a moustache. It’s a playful temporary “tattoo” that was made popular a few years when it began showing up on different social media sites. I love the […]

Blow the Trumpet Bible Object Lesson: Joel 2:1

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Musical instruments like trumpets feature prominently in the Bible. This cool instrument makes the perfect item to use for an object lesson. If you can get your hands on a trumpet, even a toy one you can have a lot of fun with the verses listed below. Give each child a toy trumpet (could be […]

Musical Chairs: Bible Object Lesson (John 14:2)

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Musical chairs isn’t just an exciting game, it’s an opportunity to present an object lesson to kids. Break out those chairs, get the music ready and that’s all you need. Here’s a review of how the game is played and some verses you can use. Chairs are placed in a circle, the seats facing outward. […]

See God’s Love: Strawberry Syrup Object Lesson

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Unlike most folks, I’m not a big strawberry syrup fan but sometimes it’s delicious to have with milk. It makes a wonderful object lesson for teaching kids to see and appreciate God’s love. That’s perfect for Valentine’s Day or anytime you need to teach children about His precious love. This is so simple, it’s kind […]