Object Lessons About the Kingdom of Heaven

Treasure Hidden in a Field

Teaching kids about the kingdom of heaven? Present object lessons based on this passage from Matthew 13:44-46. The simplicity of Jesus' parables will make it easy for kids to understand and apply to their own lives. "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that … [Read more...]

Bible Object Lessons with Flowers

Object Lessons with Flowers

The flowers are popping with color and these perky blooms make the perfect object lesson. Before class, tip toe through the tulips in your backyard (pun intended) or stop by a grocery store for an inexpensive bouquet. Object lessons with flowers allow kids to “smell” and “see” the Bible come to life. Have enough flowers to send a bloom home with each child at the end of class. … [Read more...]

“Jellybean” Bible Object Lessons

Jelly Bean Bible Object Lessons

Small, sweet and colorful, this eye-catching candy can't help but attract attention. Bring a bag of jellybeans to kids' church or Sunday School as a visual aid for a special bible lesson. Once you have completed the demonstration, dole them out and share the candies with the class. (Have a bag of sugar-free candies available for diabetic or sugar-sensitive kids and adults.) … [Read more...]

Fruit Punch Object Lessons

Fruit Juice Object Lesson

Looking for a power-packed object lesson? Reach for the fruit punch! You can blend fruit punch from a packet or buy a bottle of pre-mixed punch. When working with this colorful juice, remember that it can stain your skin and clothing. If you enlist the help of a child, have an apron handy to protect his clothing. Keep extra punch handy to serve up during snack time. Sweet or … [Read more...]

Bible Object Lesson Using Band Aids

band-aid

If you have an emergency first aid kit and a bible, you have all you need to teach a few exciting and important object lesson. Bandages make a great visual aid, especially if you enlist the help of a volunteer or kid helper. You could also cover a puppet in bandages for fun. I recommend using these two verses but you could probably find plenty of more applicable … [Read more...]