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Object Lessons Zone

Getting children to understand spiritual truth is like threading a needle...

It is easier to get a camel through the eye of a needle than for...

I don't mean to string you along, or hem you in, but the point of this Zone is to thread together all of the object lessons we've knitted together in this site.  So don't get all wound up or get yourself in a ball just cut loose and tie these object lessons into the next yarn you are teaching.  I know these puns are piercing, but like the man of the cloth said, "You reap what you sew!" Or sew they say!

See also: Why I Believe In Object Lessons by Barney Kinard

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Basic Baptism Illustration

3-5 year olds will see how baptism is a picture of what happens when we become Christians – our sins are washed away when we trust Christ for forgiveness.

Baptism
Premium Can we trust our senses?

Much in this world is unreliable, even our own senses can fool us. But God's Word IS reliable.

Bible
Premium Discovering Your Gifts

God has given us all many different gifts, talents and abilities. Here is a lesson to help children understand about discovering those gifts.

Spiritual Gifts
Guest Do you believe?

We can believe in Jesus and what He did for us even though we can't see or feel Him.

Thomas didn't believe
Premium Easter Egg Puzzle of Life

Jesus is the solution to the puzzle of life, illustrated by an Easter egg puzzle.

Easter
Premium Facing Trials and Troubles

Children particularly enjoy any lessons involving fire, water or balloons. The following object lesson involves all three, so it should be a big hit!

Trials
Premium Getting into Character

Costumes
Guest Jesus Like Vanilla

Ingredients needed to live a christian life more like Jesus. A hands on cooking activity for 3-5 graders (Can also be done with any age above Kindergarten).

Christian Life
Premium Musical Glasses

We are all given gifts and talents from the Lord that we are to use in the Church Body. This could be a good object lesson for a family service, to teach the importance of every age group in the church.

Spiritual Gifts
Basic Play Doh Heart

As we sin, we corrupt and break up our hearts, but when we ask God to forgive us he puts us back together and even makes our hearts new.

Forgiveness,Communion
Premium Sin Grows Rapidly

Learning that little sins build until they tie you up.

Sin
Guest Squished Satan

Demonstrate with playdough that God & the Devil aren't equally matched.

devil, demons
Premium The Black Dot

God can change what we see as a "black dot" in our life into something beautiful!

Providence
Premium The Seriousness of Sin

There are no "little" or "big" sins in God's eyes.

Sin
Premium Treat Others as You Would Want to be Treated

Things you do and say in anger hurt others. Ask God to help you control your behavior.

Consideration
Premium Trinity object lesson

Trinity
Premium Virtual Bible place field trips

Many Bible places can still be found AND amazingly seen right where your at using on-line satelite maps and/or Google Earth. This article give coordidates that be entered in these websites or Google Earth program to teleport you to these amazing places.

Bible places
Premium What do you want on your Tombstone?

Think about what you want people to say about you someday! See what was said about a Bible character at the end of his life!

Life
Premium Working Together Is A Blast!

This object lesson uses the Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction to demonstrate the body of Christ working together.

Working Together
Premium The POP QUIZ

What if Jesus took a Pop Quiz on Life and His results were counted as yours? That's the meaning of atonement! Jesus score is placed on top of yours!

Gospel Presentation
Premium A Book of Books

Show kids that the Bible is many books combined.

Bible,
Premium A Letter From a Friend

Puppet gets a letter from a friend, is excited, but doesn't open it. Silly huh? Kinda like Christians who are excited about their Bibles, but don't read them. Silly huh?

Bible is Like a Letter from God
Premium An Easy Choice

Sometimes the things of the world appear to be more attractive than the things of God, but we have to remember that in the long run, choosing God’s Way will always be better!

Faith
Premium Ask, Seek, Knock

Have son or daughters asking for a certain need of theirs. Then give them the complete opposite. Teaching that God would not do this to anyone of us.

Needing God
Premium Awesome Mind Reading Trick

This trick will make it look like you can read kids' minds! However, you can then talk about how only God can really read our minds.

Mind Reading
Premium Back To School

Here is a great 'back to school' lesson that shares the Gospel using school supplies.

ChristianLife
Premium Backwards Room

A visual way to teach your kids what repentance means.

Salvation, Repentance,
Premium Balance the Plate

Engage your small group with this activity that teaches them to stay focused on Jesus.

Concentration,
Premium Being Connected to God Gives You Power

Being connected to God gives you power.

God
Premium Bible Story Mad Lib Idea

This is a super fun idea to teach on how amazing the Bible is by using a very fun introduction of creating a "mad libs" Bible story. It is funny, but has a teaching point on how God's Word came to be and what it means to be "inspired" by God.

The Good Samaritan / Inspiration of Scripture
Premium Broken Toaster

Using a toaster to demonstrate to children that Christians do not need to be afraid of death!

There Is No Need To Fear Death
Premium Bungee Cord

Imagine you are all alone and lost in the woods and a giant monster is chasing you and you trip....

Christian Living
Premium Does Ivory Soap Float?

Don't buy the lie of evolution.

ChristianLife
Premium Don't Blink!

We do not need to be afraid, because Jesus is our helper in times of need. Use this object lesson to communicate this important truth to children!  

Jesus, Fear
Premium Easter Egg Puzzle of Life

Jesus rose from the dead to fix the problem of death once and for all.

Easter
Premium Follow Instructions Game

I've been doing this for over 20 years and it works every time! A fun game/object lesson on the need to read the Bible carefully!

Following the Bible
Premium Gifts Make An Impact!

Help your kids understand gifts and the impact they make when you receive them at the right time.

Gifts, Need
Premium God As Father

God is the perfect Father.

Christian Living
Premium God is Your Spotter

You start with little weights and move up to big weights. The same is true in our spiritual life. If we aren’t even attempting little things for God, He will never be able to use us for anything great.

Faith - Strength
Premium God Keeps Us Safe

Help kids get a better understand of why God sets boundaries for us and how he tries to keep us safe in this exciting object lesson.

Saftey, Boundaries, freedom, dog, leash
Premium Hold Your Tongue

Just a fun introduction to teaching on the power of the tongue.

Bible
Premium I'm a Banana

Member Exclusive Sneak Peek at Object Talks from DiscipleTown Unit #3 Due out November 20th!

Spiritual Fruit
Premium Impact of Reading!

Help kids understand how much what we read can shape us through this object lesson.

Reading, Bible, God's Word
Premium Just Let it Happen

Short object lesson and talk using an egg to show God's purpose and ability to complete us.

Being Good, Purpose, Victory
Premium Kid-Written / God-Breathed

A fun interactive way to explain how God wrote the Bible when it had human authors.

Divine Inspirtation, Bible
Premium Magic Tricks

Many magic tricks rely on false assumptions...

ChristianLife
Premium Magic Tube Magic Trick

It is foolish to think that if we allow bad things into our life that good will come out.

ChristianLife
Premium Mercy and Grace

A very fun lesson on what Mercy and Grace really are. A student does not receive the super soaker treatment he deserves.

God's Love
Premium Muzzle

What is a muzzle? Do people ever need muzzles?

ChristianLife
Premium One Now or Two When You Leave

A lesson on waiting the involves one of kids favorite things, CANDY!

Waiting, Patience


  

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