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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Free Cleansing Sins

Two object lessons that visually display to kids the power of what Jesus did on the cross. They naturally lead into an alter call, helping kids truly understand the gospel.

Sin, Salvation, Jesus
All Access Combination Lock

An introduction to talking the the unique gifts and talents that God has given every boy and girl.

Gifts, Talents
All Access David Tries to Hide His Sin (Game)

An adaptation of David and Bathsheba to teach about hiding sin. 

Hiding from God
All Access Dirty Feet

An object lesson that helps children understand the degree of service to others that Jesus demonstrated when he washed his disciples' feet.

Serving, Washing Feet
All Access Do you trust me?

Faith is believing and trusting in what you cannot see.

Faith
All Access Dr. Seuss' Bible

Using a Dr. Seuss' "Book of Books" to Explain how the Bible was put together.

Bible Structure
All Access Draw the Church

Can you draw the church?

Creative Idea, Object Lesson
All Access Duct tape and the Bible

Using Duct tape to share God's truth

Sticking together
Starter Egg Object Lesson

Use an egg to teach children about being a sinner.

Sin, Salvation
All Access Exalting God Illustration

A simple illustration to show how you can't exalt God when your life is full of other distractions.

Exalt, Praise, Stuff
All Access Fidget Spinner Bible Lesson

How to use a fidget spinner (and other fad toys) to teach about the eternity of God!

Object Lesson; God Endures Forever
Free Fun Ways to Use Balloons in Ministry

I’m a firm believer that we should never let a tool go to waste, so I’ve found some fun ways to use balloons during children’s church. Keep kids focused on your lesson and keep them excited about attending by using balloons regularly!

Creative Ideas, Object Lessons
All Access God is All Powerful

God can do anything He wants to do. Object is a barbell.

All Powerful God
All Access GOD IS ETERNAL

Like a ring, God has no beginning or end - He is eternal.

God's existence is forever
All Access God's Plan for Salvation

Science experiement that visually shows God's plan for salvation.

Salvation, God's Plan
All Access Good News Skittles Printable Gospel Tool for Kids

Try this creative idea using Skittles to share the good news of Jesus with your children. 

Creative Ideas, Gospel Presentation
All Access GPS (God Provides Salvation)

Just the way a GPS guides you to your destination, God provided everything we need to know to get to our Final Destination with Him.

Salvation
All Access His Name Endures Forever: An Object Lesson

An object lesson to use following worship to explain to kids how Jesus washes away our sins, yet he endures forever!

Worship Response, Object Lesson
All Access How a Helicopter Can Show God's Power

Using a remote-controlled helicoper, you can demonstrate how only God's genuine power can lead our lives in right ways.

God's Genuine Power vs. False Claims to Power
All Access How to Grow as a Child of God

Your growth as a Child of God is not measured in inches or years, but in the way we share our love.

ChristianLife
All Access I just can't see clearly

Great Object lesson teaching the kids that in this life we can't see clearly the things of God but one day we will see God face to face and things will be clear.

Christian life
Free Is Your Easter Hollow? Chocolate Rabbit Object Lesson

Is your Easter hollow? Show the kids in your ministry how to not feel empty this Easter. 

Easter Object Lesson
Free It Takes Two

Here is an object lesson to demonstrate the importance of believing in Jesus and confessing Him as Lord.

Prayer of Salvation
All Access It's all for God

Object lesson that teaches kids to work with diligence

Diligence, Serving God
All Access Kinds of Love

What kinds of love exist? How do we love others like God loves us? This Kinds of Love object lesson will help explain!

Object Lesson on Love
All Access Kitchen Science: Blowing Up A Balloon

Fun experiement that works as an Object Lesson and helps your kids learn about the Holy Spirit.

Holy Spirit, Science,
All Access Know the Real Thing

Teach kids about discerning if something is the truth as you take a look at how to detect conterfiet money.

Apologetics, Defending Our Faith
All Access Lesson: It's What's on the Inside That Counts

Inner beauty is more important to God than outer beauty.

Inner Beauty
All Access Let Us Pray--Bible Lesson for Children

This lesson is designed to teach children how to pray using The Lord’s Prayer. 

Lord's Prayer, Bible Lesson
All Access Looking AHEAD! (A New Year's Devotional!)

A New Year's devotional or lesson that you can share with your kids.

Christian Life
All Access Looking on the Heart

Christian Life
All Access Missing the Mark

Other
All Access Missing the Mark

Christian Life
All Access My Favorite Movie

Just like our favorite movie comes to an end, our lives come to an end also. If we know Jesus as our Savior there's no reason to be disappointed.

Death
All Access New Year's Revolution!

Here is a New Year's Salvation Lesson illustrating that Jesus came to make a Revolution in our hearts!

Jesus, new year, new heart, salvation
All Access Noah's Ark Walk

A nighttime ark walk that will have kids glowing with excitement.

How Big Was Noah's Ark
All Access Numbers on the Dice

This object lesson uses dice to demonstrate how we need Jesus in order to get to heaven!

Object Lesson, Heaven
Free Object Lesson About the Kingdom of Heaven

Teaching kids about the kingdom of heaven? You can teach this as a two-part object lesson or present it as one.

Object Lesson, Kingdom of Heaven
All Access Object Lesson: Consequences Are Like Dominoes!

Teach your kids about the consequences of their choices through a fun object lesson using dominoes!

Consequences, Choices
All Access Object Lessons Can Make an Impact!

What is an object lesson? Here are several basic instructions that you need to know for giving one!

Object Lesson Instructions
Free Oreo Blitz

A fun game for the foodie in all of us ...

Games, Activities
All Access Paper Gospel Illusion for Easter

This is a great Gospel Illusion and Object Lesson for Easter to show how Jesus was killed and rose three days later! It uses a paper and pen to visually demonstrate this important truth.

Easter Object Lesson
All Access Plastic Army Men - Memorial Day Lesson

Remember all the men and women who have served our nation, some who even died serving the cause of freedom.

Teaching via Memorial Day
All Access Prepare the Way

God wants every boy and girl to tell people about Jesus and His great love. But before we can be a good witness, we need to clean up the sin on our lives.

Evangelism
Free Pretzel Object Lessons

Still a powerful teaching tool today, pretzels are the perfect object lesson/treat to share with your class that will teach them about prayer.  

Prayer
All Access Red Light on Sin

Object lesson that integrates with the Gospel Message, showing how Jesus sees us as sinless.

Gospel, Sin, Restoration
All Access Reminds Me of Jesus

Here is a Powerpoint presentation that gives several different object lessons, each illustrating a Christmas item and why it reminds us of Jesus!

Christmas Object Lessons
All Access Salvation Socks

Use different socks to help explain the way of salvation

Salvation, Repentance,
All Access Seeing God in the Normal and Everyday

Sometimes we get so focused on our normal routine, we forget to look for God.

Focusing on God
All Access Seeking the Messiah

Compare and contrast the circumstances surrounding the birth of an earthly king with the birth of the King of Kings. 

Christmas Experience
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