Classic Children Prayers

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When you were a child, do you remember saying model prayers? Prayers are a tradition that has been passed down for generations. This is the time when children can reflect on their day and ask for God’s protection during the night. In this blog post, we will share some of our favorite children’s prayers. Our hope is that these prayers … More Children’s Ministry Resources

How-To Guide to Prayer Journaling for Kids

Prayer is such a powerful thing, especially for our children. In fact, prayer is one of the most important parts of their regular spiritual routine! From mealtimes to bedtimes, the act of praying can set the stage for lots of spiritual growth, even long after their prayers have been said. That’s why prayer journaling is one of the most effective … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Printable Devotions for Kids

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Help children get deeper into God’s Word daily with these 100% free printable kids devotions. Simply download the print friendly PDF below or click to view the full devotional online. These are perfect for families to share quality time together learning about Jesus and God’s Word. Don’t miss our Bible verses for kids to memorize. Simple Format Kids Devotions This … More Children’s Ministry Resources

National Day of Prayer Guide for Kids (2020)

Too often kids are left out when it comes to grown-up prayer events, like the National Day of Prayer.. It’s Thursday May 7th 2020. That’s why we compiled the following resources. “This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.” 1 John 5:14 NIV Prayer Guides for Kids … More Children’s Ministry Resources

What is Truth? (Printable Devotion for Kids)

It is challenging for most children to identify truth in a culture of loud messages and alarming trends, but this devotion can help! “What is Truth?” gives children a chance to explore real truth verse by verse and equips them to tell the difference between actual truth and deception. They will also learn how to act on truth and live … More Children’s Ministry Resources

What is Service? (Printable Devotion for Kids)

This printable devotion will help kids understand what the bible says about service. There are verses that focus on understanding what service is, identifying reasons to serve, learning what it takes to serve, and reaping the results of service. Click here to download the PDF version Children can go at their own pace and not necessarily have to fit all … More Children’s Ministry Resources

What is Trust? (Printable Devotions for Kids)

“What is Trust?” is the third devotion of its kind. Click here to see the first devotion on hope, the second devotion on love, and the instruction page. Children are given a scripture to read and a question to answer each day to practice studying God’s word. While it can be hard to trust imperfect people, especially after they have … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Back to School Prayer Calendar

Prayer is both a spiritual discipline and a holy habit. Sometimes a seasons of changing routines can break good habits or provide opportunity for start a positive new routine. That’s what I love about prayer calendars, especially for kids launching into a new year of school. Our friends at Children’s Ministry Deals have posted this eye catching free printable calendar. … More Children’s Ministry Resources

The Prayer Hand for Kids (Lord's Prayer)

Kids Prayer Method

Use this simple method to teach kids how to pray based on the Lord’s Prayer and using their own hand as a guide! Don’t miss our complete coloring book based on the Lord’s Prayer – it’s 100% free too. If you’re looking for a fun activity to teach your young elementary kids (ages 4-8) about prayer, then look no further … More Children’s Ministry Resources

"What is Love?" (Printable Devotions for Kids)

This printable devotion for kids entitled “What is Love?” is the second of its kind. Click here to see the first devotional plan about hope. Children are given a scripture to read and a question to answer each day to practice studying God’s word. This particular topic is important because biblical love is one of the most misunderstood topics in … More Children’s Ministry Resources

"What is Hope?" (Printable Devotions for Kids)

I’ve struggled for quite some time to help the 5th and 6th graders in my Sunday school class understand the importance of daily bible reading and prayer. It can be challenging for anyone to start (and stick with) the habit of daily time with the Lord, but it’s even more true for today’s youth who are busier and face more … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: When in Doubt…PRAY!!!

Prayer is an important and essential part of our lives as Christians. But sometimes adults and kids alike miss out on this precious tool because we think somehow we have to have just the right words, environment, or circumstances to pray. We put it off or forget altogether that we have constant and direct access to the Almighty, the creator … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Printable "We're Praying For You Cards"

Prayer is powerful! Prayer is an important part of any Christian’s life. I want to show this to my class at church, so I created these “We’re Praying For You” cards. Each week, during our time of prayer requests, I am going to ask each child to choose someone in the church that they want to pray for during the … More Children’s Ministry Resources

The Lord's Prayer Booklet (Matthew 6:9-13)

My Sunday School class is going to be learning about the Lord’s Prayer. I wanted a visual that they could take home in order to keep practicing it, so I made this booklet. It is written directly from Matthew 6:9-13 in the NASB version. It can be simply copied, cut, and stapled together to be sent home. You could also … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Teaching Kids How to Pray for Others

Lifting one another in prayer follows the Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” I always want prayer! Serving others in prayer helps our Christian friends through the tough times and sows prayer seeds for our own battles. Children who pray set a holy example to others but praying for others does not come … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Leading a Prayer Meeting for Kids

When kids express a desire to learn how to pray, it is time for a prayer meeting! During a prayer meeting or even a mini lesson, you can teach kids how to pray for themselves, their families, communities and the world around them. Powerful, effective prayer isn’t too regimented but it’s still a good idea to provide children with leadership … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Five Finger Prayer for Children

Try this classic prayer model to help children and preschoolers learn to pray. Don’t miss our complete coloring book based on the Lord’s Prayer – it’s 100% free too. Five Finger Prayer for Children Free Printable Worksheet / Template Here is a helpful approach for teaching kids to pray. It’s a format that allows children to recall and pray in … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Have Kids Send a Prayer Postcard to the President

Monday is Washington’s Birthday, which is commonly called Presidents Day in the united states. I came arcoss this ideas an think it would be helpful the Sunday before. This great little tip came from a Children’s Ministry Magazine article called Droppin’ a line. Basically it’s a way to encourage kids to pray for and write a brief postcard prayer note … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Prayer Coloring Pages for Kids

These coloring pages are meant to help children learn to pray. They can be used in a variety of Sunday School activities or simply at home as prayer cards. Often times teachers can have children write out their prayers as a response to the Bible lesson. This coloring page can make that an even better option. This is another contribution … More Children’s Ministry Resources