Parables of Jesus: 9 Lessons for Kids

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Kids learn best through storytelling – that’s why teaching the parables of Jesus is perfect for Sunday School and Junior Church. This 9 lesson curriculum is 100% free to download an teach.

This page lists all the individual lesson plans in our 9 part series on the parables of Jesus. We’ve also included some additional teaching helps below.

  1. Why Jesus Told Parables (Matthew 13:10-17)
  2. The Story of the Soils (Matthew 13:3-9, 18-23)
  3. Stories of the Kingdom (Matthew 13:24-33)
  4. God’s Kingdom is a Treasure (Matthew 13:44)
  5. The Unforgiving Servant (Matthew 18:21-35)
  6. Which Son Obeyed? (Matthew 21:28-32)
  7. The Story of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30)
  8. The Good Neighbor (Luke 10:25-37)
  9. Lost Things Get Found (Luke 15:1-32)

Additional Teaching Helps

Beyond the main lesson plans above, we have many other resources related to the parables of Jesus on our website: Here is a listing of some of the best. You can always find more ideas by using our search page.

Other Kids Bible Lesson Series

Much of our website material is presented as stand-alone lesson plans and ideas. We also have longer and better integrated children’s curriculum. Here are a few of the most popular longer lesson series.

New Sunday School Curriculum: Our Bible lessons are designed to keep the kids’ attention and show how God's Word makes a difference. Every series is flexible enough for a wide-age group and affordable enough for small churches. Download a free Bible lesson in pdf or view our latest Sunday School curriculum for small churches.