A Heart for Service…Re-Directing Valentines Values

Valentine's Game Ideas for Kids

As adults, we tend to approach the Hallmark holiday of hearts with mixed emotions, depending perhaps upon age, gender, relationship status, or past experiences…for kids, Valentine’s Day bears connotations of fun cards and plenty of extra sugar consumption. There is nothing necessarily wrong with all of this, of course…but why not re-direct the focus of […]

Craft Alert! Mail a Hug for Valentine’s Day


Craft Alert! Mail a Hug for Valentine’s Day This Valentine’s Day craft is so easy, you’ll be wondering why you haven’t made it before. Full disclosure here: I took a great idea that I saw somewhere else and tweaked it to make it more specific for Valentine’s Day. It’s the ideal craft for kids who […]

Who Do I Love? Who Loves Me? Early Reader Booklet

"Who do I Love? Who loves me?" Early reading booklet for Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up and I wanted to give my early readers a book that they can read as well as be the illustrator for. So I wrote this “Who Do I Love? Who Loves Me?” book. It is a repetitious book that uses the words I, love, loves, me, and my, along with […]

John 3:16-17 Decoding Bible Verses Worksheet

John 3:16 Bible Verses Decoding Worksheet

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the verses that seem to stick out around this time of the year is John 3:16-17. I wanted my kids to be able to have fun while working on learning these verses. Some of my kids already know them, while others don’t. That’s why this worksheet works […]

Printable Bible Verse Valentine Cards


I wanted to be able to give my students a valentine that would be meaningful. I also try to take every opportunity to have them read the Bible. So I created these printable Bible Verse Valentine cards as an answer to my problem. I thought some of you might be able to use them as […]

The Good Samaritan Teaching Skit (Luke 10:25-37) Love Your Neighbor


A well-known story of the Good Samaritan is always a good one to teach your class. Since it discusses loving your neighbor, it would be a good lesson to teach during the Valentine holiday. So I have put together this skit to help with teaching this most valuable lesson to your students. This skit is […]

“Love Is…” 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Letter Tracing Worksheets


Planning to use 1 Corinthians 13 for part of your Valentine’s Day lesson this year? Here’s a word search that highlights some of the things that the Bible says that love is and that loves isn’t. It is a great way to help your students learn what the Bible says about love. 1 Corinthians 13 […]

Valentine Object Lesson: Tootsie Roll Pop


Looking for a sweet, yet effective Valentine’s themed object lesson? I’ve got one! This is a new take on an old lollipop lesson. The verse I use when teaching it is Ezekiel 36:26, And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the […]