Giving the “children’s sermon” can be intimidating, even for experienced pastors or Sunday School teachers. But finding good faith based object talks for kids has never been easier. Here are a few places to find the right Bible lesson for your next ministry moment. Our website has a growing collection of sermons for kids.
Salvation Object Lesson: Here is a simple way to teach children about what happens when Christ saves us. All you need is one hard boiled egg and a marker. Kids will discover that Jesus removes our sin and takes away our hard heart toward God.
Children’s Sermons in a Sack: This is a fun variation of the tradition kids sermon. These kids messages in a sack are creative, interactive ways of sharing Bible lessons, scripture passages, or characteristics of God. It’s an object lesson, utilizing an object of the child’s choosing.
Freedom in Christ: This children’s message would be great for patriotic holidays like the 4th of July. It can be used anytime you want to remind kids about the freedom they can only experience by knowing Jesus Christ. It’s based on John 8:31-37. These notes are long, so you can actually teach this over several weeks.
Children’s Sermon About Creation (Days 1-4) – An interactive retelling of the first four days of creation.
He Sat Down! – A simple reminder for kids and adults that Jesus finished our salvation and we must trust him rather than our own efforts.
Children’s Message about Father’s Day – Remind the children and congregation what the Bible says about fatherhood.
Candy Cane Poem (Christmas Children’s Sermon)- includes a printable handout
Thinking about the Christmas Lights (Kids Sermon) – Why do we love the lights at Christmas time and what does this teach us about the true light of the world.
More Free Kids Sermons Online
- Denise Day Spencer has posted several excellent object lessons for kids. She has a whole series on the parables of Jesus and adds something new every few months.
- Francis Woodruff shares her children’s sermons too.
- The Kentucky Baptist Convention has great how-to article (PDF file).
- The website ChildrenSermons.com offers printable children’s sermons in both English and Spanish.
- Sermons4Kids is another helpful resource. Be sure to see their index to find object talks by scripture or topic.