Pentecost Bible Study Lesson for Kids from Acts 2:1-21

Pentecost Bible Lesson for Kids (Acts 2:1-21) is the featured lesson for May 19, 2024. Teach kids about the coming of the Holy Spirit to empower the disciples to spread the message of Jesus. This powerful Bible story shows that the Gospel is for everyone. This Sunday School lesson can be used in children’s ministry, Sunday School, or kids church. Everything is included in the PDF download below (teaching notes, coloring pages, craft directions, game ideas, and

Pentecost “Book of Acts” Coloring Page

This free coloring page is based on the book of Acts. It discusses scenes from the early church. The coloring pages are free to download and print. They are intended for use in children’s ministry classes. It’s one part of our series of illustrations for each book of the Bible. The illustration shows scenes from the early church, including Pentecost, Paul’s Conversions, and Peter’s jailbreak. Don’t miss all our printable Bible coloring pages for kids. Coloring pages are a helpful

Numbers 21:4-9 Sunday School Lesson for Kids – Moses Lifts the Bronze Serpent

This Moses and the Serpent Bible lesson is available in ESV and KJV, also from the Sunday School Store. Use the link above to download the complete teaching plan in NIV translation. The Final Cure: Lifted Up to Save – Sunday School Lesson: Numbers 21 In this lesson, we consider how God rescues us and is with us. The snake bites and bronze serpent cure of Numbers 21 might seem a little odd, but the passage points

The Heavens Declare: Sunday School Lesson on Psalm 19:1-14

The Heavens Declare – Sunday School Lesson: Psalm 19 God has made the Earth and everything in it. Like a handmade gift tailored to a specific purpose, He has created all things with love and precious meaning. This lesson celebrates the care and creativity of God, who governs the universe. When we consider His mighty works, there is nothing for us to do but glorify Him with our lives, praising Him with word and song and following

Jesus Predicts His Suffering (Mark 8:27-37) Sunday School Lesson

Life isn’t easy. This is no surprise to most of us, but we sometimes hope to shelter kids from the challenges that surround us. It’s important to share with children that, although this world has trials, God is with us through them and helps us with them. This lesson is a reminder that we can’t argue with God’s plan. We don’t always understand His will and His ways, and things might not go as we’d hope. However,

God’s Rainbow Promise to Noah (Genesis 9:8-17) Sunday School Lesson

Rainbows are quite a marvel of nature, but they’re far more than a scientific phenomenon or inspiring Judy Garland song. The rainbow is a beautiful reminder that God keeps His promises to us. He promised not to destroy the Earth again, and He won’t. He promised a savior, and Jesus came…and will come again! Use this lesson to discuss special reminders that we have in our lives, and how the rainbow is a reminder of God’s love

Praise the Lord (Psalm 147:1-20) Sunday School Lesson for Kids

Not in Horse or Human Legs – Sunday School Lesson: Psalm 147 The Psalms are full of wonderful reminders of God’s power and love. Psalm 147 is a beautiful picture of the remarkable things that God has done and how He cares for us in many wonderful ways. This lesson highlights how He does not delight in the accomplishments that we achieve or the things that we do, but in who we are as His children and

Isaiah 40:1-11 Sunday School Lesson on God’s Word Endures Forever

God’s Word is everlasting, reliable even when everything else in our lives changes or doesn’t last. The hopeful message of Isaiah 40 reminds us of this, promising that God will always be with us and that we can count on Him no matter what. God loves us and cares for us, nurturing His people like a shepherd and responding when we call. He wants to comfort us and give us His peace. This lesson highlights elements of

Crossing the Jordan River (Joshua 3:1-17; 4:1-7) Sunday School Lesson for Kids

Life is full of unknown developments that force us to lean on the Lord and trust Him for guidance. We are often called to obey God without knowing the eventual outcome of circumstances, having faith that He is with us and will help us. This message reminds children of those principles while telling the story of Joshua and the Israelites crossing the Jordan. Begin with a blindfolded faith activity to highlight the importance of trust and explain

Children’s Sermon Lesson: Spiritual gifts 1 Corinthians 12:3-31

“Hello children of God. I have something very special to share with you today. As you can tell, I’ve got all sorts of presents and I am going to give each of you a gift. So each of you gets to open a very special gift bag of your very own and you get to find out what’s inside it. Now there’s something in all of these and we’re going to use the items that are in

Children’s Sermon Object Lesson: Psalm 121 Trusting in God

My Help Comes from the Lord! Children’s Message on Psalm 121 Main Objective: Where do we go for help? Young children are familiar with the concept of needing assistance with things, and depending on age, might be quite accustomed to asking for help. Sometimes we need support physically, or we might want help answering a question or figuring out how to do something. These days, people of all ages might seek help from the internet when questions

Moses on the Mountain (Exodus 24:12-18) Children’s Sermon Object Lesson

Finding God on the Mountain… Children’s Message on God’s Presence in All Places Main Objective: Mountains are pretty incredible places, and can be inspirational for Christians seeking deeper faith. The Bible contains a lot of significant stories involving mountains, and this message highlights a few of them. God often chose to meet people in special places, and made or renewed covenants there. However, mountains aren’t the only way to grow closer to God. He is everywhere! His

Light and Salt… Matthew 5:13-20 Children’s Sermon Object Lesson

Children’s Message on Making a Difference for Jesus For more teaching material for your Matthew 5:13-20 Sunday School Lesson – see the Bible craft ideas and Salt & Light Bible Lesson for kids. Main Objective: What do light and salt have in common? Both can make quite a difference in things, and are very much missed when not present. In addition to that, Jesus used them to describe our Christian lives! We are called to light the

Micah 6: Children’s Sermon & Bible Object Lesson

Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly…Children’s Message on What God Truly Desires Don’t miss the full Micah 6:1-8 Sunday School Lesson, related Bible crafts for kids, and Bible lesson ideas for kids. Main Objective: What does God want from us? What kind of offering is good enough for the King of all creation? Kids might at times wonder what it means to be children of the Lord, or what (if anything) we should do or give to

Bible Craft Ideas: Fishers of Men (Matthew 4:12-23)

Jesus is the lamb Jesus calls us to follow Him. We can be His disciples, listening to His instructions and calling others to do the same. We leave other work and hobbies to place Him first and foremost in our lives. The blessings He offers in return far outweigh any sacrifice on our part! These crafts celebrate the calling to be “Fishers of Men.” A “Whirlwind Pinwheel” considers how we can serve Jesus in our lives. A

There He is! Craft Ideas for Pointing to Jesus as the Lamb of God  John 1:29-42

Jesus is the lamb of God, our savior, the hope of the world! These crafts celebrate the joy we have in knowing who Jesus is and what He does for us. A decorative “Joy Jar” offers a fun place to put thankful and joyful thoughts. A “Recycled Sheep” uses various supplies to create a lamb reminding us of our Messiah’s sacrifice on our behalf. Let’s get crafting! Don’t miss the full 16-page printable Sunday School Lesson on

All are Invited! Craft Ideas for Peter Proclaiming God’s Grace Acts 10:34-43

Salvation is not exclusively reserved for an elite group of people, but God calls all to know and love Him. Everyone is invited to be part of the family of the Lord, which we can rejoice in. We see this illustrated in the story of Peter and Cornelius in Acts 10. These crafts celebrate that story and its truths. A special invitation recalls how we are all invited and embraced because of Jesus. A Peter Paper Puppet

The Light of the World: Craft Ideas for Being Protected by Christ’s Love (Matthew 2:13-23)

Jesus is our hope, king, comfort, guide, and light! We know that God promises to guide and care for us when we listen to His voice, follow His word, and live in His love. The life, death, and resurrection of Jesus remind us of this, too. We can focus on loving and serving Him in all things. These crafts reflect on how Christ is the light of the world and the light of our lives. A “Hidden

Jesus is the Star! Craft Ideas for Christmas and the Nativity

Christmas is a joyful, blessed, marvelous time and day to celebrate. It can be easy, though, to get wrapped up in holiday hubbub and forget where our focus should be. As we anticipate and rejoice in the birth of Jesus, we should also think about the blessing of why He came and what it means for us. These fun crafts are great for anytime around Christmas, offering unique takes on the story of the Nativity. A “Star

Good News! Craft Ideas for Christmas Angels as God’s Messengers

Angels are remarkable to consider, and are an integral part of the Nativity narrative. God’s messengers might not have been as “white and fluffy” as we typically imagine them, but whatever they looked like, they spread hope and good news of blessing to Mary, Joseph, and the shepherds. Celebrate the Christmas story with a couple of fun angel crafts. An “angel in a pail” uses creative supplies on hand to put together an unusual angel. An “Angel

Craft Ideas for Jesus and John the Baptist (Matthew 11:2-11) Proof of God’s Promises

How do we know that something is true? Verifying predictions and promises takes observing the results of events. When we look at the life of Jesus, we see God’s covenant fulfilled and the hope of blessings past and present. When Christ was on Earth, He offered proof of who He was in the things that He did and the prophecies He lived out. These crafts remind us of how Jesus satisfied the promises of prophets. A “Matching

Shoots and Stumps… Bible Craft Ideas for Isaiah 11 Jesus is the Righteous Branch

Ancient prophecy is not always a common topic of Sunday School lessons, but prophets can offer a fantastic way of looking at the power and plan of God. They show us that God is faithful to His word, and point us to the undeniable truth of the Gospel. There are some wonderful elements of hope in the book of Isaiah that point us to Jesus, making it great for the Advent season! These crafts celebrate Isaiah’s prophecy

Be Still! Craft Ideas for Psalm 46 for Sunday School

Psalm 46 is a beautiful promise from God that He is our refuge and strength, and wants to help us and be present in all things. God also wants us to be still and rest in Him, recognizing that He is powerful in our lives and desires to help us. These crafts remind students that we can have peace in knowing that He is God. Despite challenges or the busy demands of life, we can take time

No More Sorrows! Craft Ideas for Heavenly Hope Isaiah 65

One day, things will be different…this is the theme of many hopeful and joyful promises that God gives us about the Resurrection and our future in Heaven. It is profoundly peaceful to consider that our Lord will make all things new, and will reverse and replace former things. There will be no more pain and sorrow, and enemies will be friends. These images are the inspiration behind two craft-able puppets. A “Reversible Mask Puppet” focuses on the