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6 Thanksgiving Activities for Children’s Church

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I love the old song that goes, “We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessings…” What a great time of the year to teach children’s church! Thankfulness and appreciation for the blessings of God is an important part of the life of a Christian. During “turkey” month, share these seven Thanksgiving activities with your kids. […]

Thanksgiving Bingo for Sunday School

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Everything we have comes from God (James 1:17), and we are told to give thanks for everything (1 Thessalonians 5:18). This game is a fun way to remind children of the many things they have to be thankful for. There are two versions. The 3×3 cards are suitable for grade school children who understand the […]

Thanksgiving Day Reflections

Turkey is slotted to be on the Thanksgiving table, paired with my mother in law’s famous buttery mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, and stuffing.  The table itself looks just as good as the food prepared for it.  It’s wearing its finest tablecloth and is bejeweled with shiny silverware and inherited china.  Family and friends […]

Sunday School Lesson: Learn about Israel’s Thanksgiving Feast

This lesson introduces students to how the Israelites celebrated Thanksgiving as they celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles.  The celebration was written in God’s Law for His people to keep each year as a way to remember His goodness to them.  As His people remember all that He has done for them they are filled with […]

Thanksgiving Preschool Bible Lesson & Craft

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This is a preschool lesson to be taught in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving.  It would be perfect for your Preschool Sunday School lesson or other ministry setting. Parents could also use this lesson plan at home. The children will learn about the symbol and meaning of the cornucopia.  They will reflect upon what […]

Another Thanksgiving Coloring Sheet

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Here is another coloring option for Thanksgiving from Mandy. This coloring sheet shows a traditional family seated around a table enjoying the Thanksgiving meal.  The text reads, “Be Thankful in all things.” It’s just one of our Thanksgiving craft ideas. Directions: This printable can be downloaded as a PDF file by clicking on the preview […]

Thanksgiving: It’s an ugly day for many kids

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, children’s ministry leaders and teachers are thinking about how to teach the children under their care about God’s view of giving thanks. At first blush, it seems simple. For example, we might ask the children to think about what they are thankful for. Cool toys, a nice house, the latest […]

Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages for Kids

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Enjoy these free Thanksgiving coloring pages created by Mandy Groce. It can double as a Thanksgiving craft and learning activity to help children think about specific blessings in their lives.  This would be the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving Sunday School lesson. I plan to use it in my children’s church during November. Directions: To download […]