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All Access Saul, Paul & Paul

This is a scripted "game show" which interviews three very different people - a devote Jew, a blind man and a dynamic Christian. At the end of the game show, the kids find out that all three are the same man - Saul/Paul of Tarsus. The skit concludes by telling the story of Saul's conversion and presenting the gospel.  

Evangelism; Paul's conversion
All Access School of the Rock: A K.I.D.S. Church Musical Outreach

Musical for our Kids Church outreach

Musical Outreach Script
All Access Spring Eggstravaganza

This is a special event that is done around Easter. This is like a festival with low-key fair-type game booths, bounce houses and egg hunt plus a special creative method to tell the Easter story.

Easter Outreach
All Access SS Teacher

Nehemiah building the walls of Jericho and the great celebration that followed.

Nehemiah building the walls of Jericho
All Access Stuck on Christmas

The Sandwich Shop & Stuck on Christmas are two skits designed to introduce Awana T&T clubbers to all of the verses in T&T's Start Zone. Stuck on Christmas is is a wacky Christmas special, which is designed to be performed at any time of the year.  

All Access Super Hero 1 - Gideon, Unconditional Surrender?

Too many times we think of Old Testament as characters we can live by, when we should see them in a different light. This is the real story of Gideon. It is really about how God delivered Israel and Gideon took the glory.

All Access Super Hero 2 - Samson, What are you doing?

Too many times we think of Old Testament as characters we can live by, when we should see them in a different light. This is the real story of Samson. It is really about how God delivered Israel not Samson. Samson may have super power, but it was only when the Spirit of God rushed on him.

All Access T I T H E lesson

Use the letters from the word TITHE as an acrostic to teach the children what it means.

What does tithe mean?
All Access The GodPod

A skit introducing the idea of praying for God's will to be done in our lives, instead of just asking God to give us what we want.

Prayer, Selfishness, Submission
All Access The Sandwich Shop

Sandwich Shop was designed to introduce Awana T&T clubbers to all of the verses in T&T's Start Zone. The Sandwich Shop is an evangelical skit which takes place in a sandwich shop.  

All Access Time Traveling

We use a time machine to call up Bible characters and tell their story live.

Lessons using a time machine
All Access Twist and Praise

Anxious to get your kids moving as they sing and praise? Try this simple form of expression.

Creative Praise
All Access Virtual Pet

A partially functional virtual pet for PowerPoint.

Burden Bear
All Access Volunteer Appreciation

Just a way to show our volunteers that we love them!

M-Azing Volunteer
All Access Walking in Faith

A high-interest activity that emphasizes how we exercise our faith.

How do we experience our faith
All Access Kindness Campaign

An incentive campaign to encourage our children to be kind.

All Access Oh Superman in Grand (SONG)

This is Karl's 'Super Hero' song that is referenced in several Kids Church lessons.

Super Hero Song
All Access Take-Home Envelope

Here's an idea to help kids keep all their "stuff" together after Sunday School.

All Access Faith Overcomes Pride (Part 1 of 5)

A skit in which the kids participate to tell the story of Naaman

Faith, Pride, Naaman
All Access Faith Overcomes Peer Pressure (Part 2 of 5)

A skit/game show in which kids participate to tell the story of Shadrack, Meshach & Abednego

Faith, Peer Pressure, Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego
All Access Faith Overcomes Fear (Part 3 of 5)

A skit/game show in which kids participate to tell the story of Daniel and the Lion's Den

Faith, Fear, Daniel & The Lion's Den
All Access Faith Overcomes Doubt (Part 4 of 5)

Music and Pantomime to tell the story of Jesus Calming The Storm.  

Faith, Doubt, Jesus calms the storm
All Access Faith Overcomes Sin (Part 5 of 5)

Drama to tell the story of Paul, Silas and the Philippian Jailer

Faith, Sin, Philippian Jailer
Free Finding Nemo Movie Review

Finding Nemo features several points of application that make for great discussion in your children’s ministry. Take advantage of this film to teach important lessons your kids will never forget. Here are a few I left the movie tonight thinking about:

Movie Review
Free The Hulk Movie Review

Well, HULK FEVER is BACK! Once again, it is cool to be GREEN! The HULK is everywhere from Mountain Dew cans to coloring books and toys and video games due to the Hulk Movie that came out in June 2003.

Movie Review
All Access 50 Ways God Loves You

This PowerPoint visualizes 50 ways God loves you thru a 50's theme.

Love, 50's Theme
All Access A Clean Heart

This lesson can be used to talk about forgiveness and salvation.

God'd forgiveness
Starter A HAND in Prayer

Teaching young children to remember what to pray for by using each finger to represent something.

All Access A Special Baby’s Smile

This poem may be used for Baby dedication Sunday or Children's Day. This was written for my own grandson after his birth. His name was Samuel.

A Special Baby
All Access A Special Purpose

This cup stacking object lesson is intended to show children how special they are to God and lead them to respond to the Gospel.

God's Design
All Access A Walk On the Beach

What do you look for when you visit a beach? Sandcastles, shells, or maybe a nice area to enjoy the day? Jesus took a walk on the beach at the Sea of Galilee. Let's find out what he was looking for?

Jesus chooses his disciples
All Access Ain't I A Stinker

AIN'T I A STINKER? is a short eight to ten minute Bugs Bunny "cartoon" in which Bugs learns just how much of a stinker he really is. It's used as a fresh way to introduce Romans 3:23 - All Have Sinned and from there, to share the Gospel.

All Have Sinned
Starter All Hail the Queen!

3-5 year olds act out being a queen or king as an introduction to a discussion about Jesus' kingship.

Crucifixion, Jesus as King
All Access All Is Lost

This is an acrostic lamentation.

All Access Alternative to Celebrating Halloween

Halloween alternative idea.

Celebrate Halloween with Jesus
All Access Appreciation Luncheon

A way to serve your volunteers...

Volunteer Appreciation
All Access Around the World in Two Hours

A group activity to help introduce kids to the mission field by allowing them to experience foods, crafts, and stories from the various cultures.

Starter Asking Questions

3-5 years olds will give examples of reality versus fantasy and learn that it is okay to ask questions about God being real.

Doubt, Faith, Believing without Seeing
All Access Baby Wars

A list of the sons of Jacob with Star Wars character names that can be used to make the story more interesting to children.

The sons of Jacob - Star Wars style
All Access better than water balloons!

Thinking about an event with water balloons? Consider this wonderful alternative!

Water Play
All Access Bible Booths for Church Fun Fair

Creative ideas for Bible story-based booths at a fun fair.

All Access Bible Reading Log

Reading Log for daily Bible reading at church

Bible Reading Log
All Access Blank Canvas

Have you ever wanted to see your children's ministry get a taste of the Holy Spirit and just dream. Blank canvas initiates the start of dreams coming into reality.

Vision for God
Starter Blank Domino Template

Use this handy template to create your own paper dominoes to suit any theme.

Make your own Dominoes
All Access Build A Church

We were doing a series on giving and this is an object lesson that shows the importance of everyone doing their part.

Giving, Stewardship
All Access Cain & Abel PowerPoint Flannelgraph

A PowerPoint/Flannelgraph presentation retelling the story of Cain and Abel.

Cain & Abel
All Access Cans for Kids

We collect aluminum cans and recycle them (.25/lb) and send the money to 1:1 Haiti, a ministry of the Baptist General Conference.

All Access Cards For the Troops

Send kid-created cards to servicemen & women

Patriotic, Armed Forces
All Access Chaplain's Assistant

Using a Army Chaplain in your kid's church

4th of July Service
All Access Child Wake-up Routines

A Collection of Wake Up Routine Songs for Parents to use to start the day our right. For young kids.

Wake Up Songs
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