Lesson: The Great Battle of Daniel 11

This free Sunday School lesson teaches students that the details God gave Daniel about the future battles between the Northern and Southern Kings happened exactly as God said they would.  Students will learn that until Jesus comes for the final battle we will face battles in this life.  By standing firm in our faith in God and His Word, we … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: Daniel's Vision of a Man

This Bible lesson is taken from Daniel 10 and teaches students that there is a battle in the unseen world.  The battle is won through prayer.  The lesson was prepared for older students but is adaptable to other ministry needs. Bible Story: Daniel’s Vision of a Man Scripture: Daniel 10 Target Age Group: Age 9 – 11 (U.S. 3rd – 5th … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: Daniel Understands the Times

This free lesson for older elementary Sunday School class focuses on Daniel’s realization (based on studying Jeremiah) that the time for Judah’s captivity is almost over. The lesson emphasizes the importance of studying God’s word and having God-focused prayers. Bible Story: Daniel Understands the Times Scripture: Daniel 9 Target Age Group: Age 9 – 11 (U.S. 3rd – 5th Grade) Learning Context: … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: Daniel’s Vision of a Ram and a Goat

Use this free lesson plan with your older elementary Sunday School class. This lesson continues the study of the Book of Daniel and covers his vision of a ram and goat.  Students will discover what God prophesied many years in advance came true exactly as He said they would.  He can be trusted with our futures because He is the … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: Daniel's Dream of Four Beasts

Use this free lesson plan with your older elementary Sunday School class. It’s build upon the passage in Daniel 7 where he has a disturbing dream.  Students will learn that they can trust God in difficult times because in the end God wins the battle over the enemy of this world Satan. Children need to know that as believers, we are … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: God Saves Daniel from a Den of Lions

This free lesson plan teaches is based on the story of Daniel in the Lion’s den. God can rescue from any terrible situation. This lesson also deals with the character of Daniel and his example of being trustworthy. God rewarded Daniel by delivering him when he was falsely accused.  Students will learn that a trustworthy life comes from walking faithfully with God … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: Daniel & Friends Seek God's Wisdom

This study covers how Daniel and his friends seek God’s wisdom to prevent their deaths along with the other wise men living in Babylon.  God gives them wisdom and King Nebuchadnezzar acknowledges God as the God of gods. In this lesson, students will learn from Daniel’s example of how they can be Ambassadors for Christ in this world as Daniel … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Daniel Praying Coloring Page

This coloring page shows the prophet Daniel as a young boy praying beside his window. The drawing is cartoon clip art style and perfect for children to color. This sheet could be used along with a Daniel Sunday School lesson or simply as an illustration about prayer. Directions: Click on the preview image to the right for the print-friendly version … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Daniel Stands Firm (Sunday School Lesson)

Print out this free Sunday School lesson based on the book of Daniel chapter one. This Bible story is where Daniel and his 3 friends choose to make a stand for God and not eating the King Nebuchadnezzar’s food. This lesson was prepared for upper elementary age students. It can be used for Children’s Church or simplified for preschool aged students. … More Children’s Ministry Resources

New 2024 Back To School Sunday School Curriculum

Back To School: 4-Lesson Sunday School Curriculum for Children’s Ministry

I just finished the editing round on our new Back To School: 4-Week Children’s Ministry Curriculum, and I’m excited to share the first week’s free sample lesson with you. Check it out and visit The Sunday School Store for the complete 4-lesson curriculum series. This four-week series is all about helping kids understand that God is always with them, no … More Children’s Ministry Resources

More Free Children’s Ministry Resources

If you enjoy our free children’s ministry lessons, don’t miss our other free resources. Here is a sample of what’s available. Be sure to search below by Bible story, scripture text, or theme you are teaching. Bible Reference Index (Alphabetical) Latest Reader Comments

Announcing the New “So Satisfying” Curriculum Series from the Sunday School Store

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest curriculum series, “So Satisfying,” from the Sunday School Store. This 4-week children’s ministry curriculum is designed to guide children aged 6-12 years to understand that the true and lasting satisfaction they seek can only be found in a relationship with Jesus. In today’s world, children are constantly bombarded with messages … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: Deborah and Jael, Brave Women of God

Use this children’s Sunday School lesson to teach children how to be brave in the Lord, like Judge Deborah and Jael. Needed: whiteboard or blackboard or paper to write on, index cards with Faith or Fear written on them, drawing paper and crayons or colored pencils Intro Activity Tell students, I want to play a game with you today. I … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Lesson: The Writing on the Wall

Use this children’s Sunday School lesson about Daniel to teach children about the need to respect God. Needed: Bibles, a scale and random items, pieces of paper with invisible messages written on them Intro Game: How Much Does it Weigh? Bring in a kitchen or body weight scale and make a game show out of having kids guess how much … More Children’s Ministry Resources

How to Talk to Kids about Coronavirus (Resource List)

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Coronavirus is disrupting life around the world. Kids need answers! The fear and anxiety of this crisis is amplifying the disruption in their lives. This page is our list of resources to help parents explain the COVID19 pandemic to their children. Please leave a comment to share more resources, I’ll be updating this article daily. I’ve included resources from Christian … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Cokesbury VBS 2020 "Knights of the North Castle"

Cokesbury VBS 2020 Knights of the North Castle

It’s time to find the right VBS 2020 theme for your church. This post takes a closer look at the Vacation Bible School program from Cokesbury titled, “Knights of the North Castle.” We’re excited to dig into this curriculum, but we would love to hear your ideas too. Leave a comment below or take our survey about your favorite themes … More Children’s Ministry Resources

13 Free Bible Word Search Puzzles (PDF Printable)

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Printable Bible games are a great tool to have on hand in Sunday School. That’s why we love this series of free printable word search puzzles from Bible Games Central. They have options for several different passages and Bible stories. 1. God Creates the World In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. God said, “Let there be … More Children’s Ministry Resources