Teaching Tips Zone

It's no mystery that teaching kids can be challenging. There are lots of ways to teach - but the more creative you are the better!

This zone is not lessons, but tons of help, ideas and guidance on how to teach more effectively.

It is loaded with ideas you just need to try, like Drawing the Bible or Using Shoes to Teach or even Beach Balls!

If you have a fun, creative or effective teaching method, be sure to share it!

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All Access Un-Hang Man

Interactive lesson with a powerful teaching twist for upper elementary kids! Follow these instructions carefully and you will have a lesson filled with fun and laughter that ends with a somber challenge both for salvation and a surrendered life for kids already saved!

Salvation
All Access Vote with Your Feet

This opening lesson activity helps to illustrate that while we have many things that make us different... there are some things we can all agree on.  

Fun Lesson Intro
All Access We Know This Story Already!

How can you teach the standard Bible stories and still engage those kids who "already know this one"?

Bringing Stories to Life
All Access Wheel of Memory(Review Game Show)

This is a pretty simple review game show. (You can also just use Bible trivia questions.)You will need Spinning Wheel -wood or poster board.

Teaching
All Access Who's Missing?

Webster's Dictionary defines memorizing as "committing (something) to memory," or "learning (something)by heart." Use this simple game to introduce a time of Scripture memory or show children the importance of memorizing Scripture.

Scripture memory
All Access Teaching Children To Pray: Some Basics From The Scriptures

Children can be taught the basics of prayer from the Lord Himself, who has given us some very specific instructions. The simplest and most powerful way that children (and adults too) can grasp and understand prayer is to read and follow God’s How-To Manual of Prayer--The Bible. Study one of these prayer concepts together each week and put them into practice so that children will begin to weave prayer into the fabric of their every day lives. The Lord will be faithful as your children grow in their prayer lives.

Prayer
All Access "Kindergarten Welcome Wagon" - Great Way To Welcome Preschoolers Into Elementary Ministry

Welcome your Kindergartener's into kids church with a special event designed just for them (and their parents)!

Welcoming Ideas
All Access "Whether" getting you down?

Find out how you can calm the 'whethers' in your kids' lives, even if you can't control the 'weather'.

Divorce, Uncertainty
All Access 10 Interactive Storytelling Ideas for Elementary Kids

Use these awesome tips to make your teaching more interactive!

Storytelling, interaction
Free 10 Things You Should Never Do to Lead a Child in Salvation

A humerous look at what NOT to do to lead a child to Christ

Humor, Salvation
All Access 11 Things You Can Do To Make A Kid's Day

Fun simple ideas for engaging kids!

Engaging Kids
All Access 15 Prayers for Kids in School

Let’s commit to intentionally praying for our kids this school year. 

Prayer, Back to School
All Access 3 Resolutions for your Church Ministry in 2019

What small things can you do to make 2019 even better for your ministry?

Resolutions, New Year, Priorities
All Access 4 Truths Kids Need Every Sunday

Be sure your kids experience these 4 basic truths evey Sunday. 

Lessons for Kids
Starter 5 Things to do with Glow Sticks

Now, thanks to the power of dollar stores you can find glow sticks, bracelets, necklaces and the like really cheap. Use them in these 5 creative ways to add fun.. and GLOW to your Kids Ministry!

Games with Glow Sticks
All Access 5 Things to Remember During a KidMin Christmas

Discover ways to stay sane during the holidays and throughout the year. 

Christmas, Events, Family
All Access 5 Things You Can Do Today to Make Sunday Easier

Make Sunday mornings easier with these 5 tips.

Organization, Leadership, Volunteers
Free 5 Things You Should Tell Kids in Your Church

5 things to teach your children that never grow old or stale. 

God's Love, What All Children Should Know
All Access 5 Tips for Helping Kids Navigate the Bible

How can God’s Word truly plant itself in a kid’s heart if they don’t know how to read it for themselves?

Bible Study
All Access 5 Tips for Teaching Younger Kids

Learn easy ways to help your younger students get the most out of your lessons. 

Teaching Younger Kids
All Access 5 Ways That Kids Can Serve in Kid's Church

Kids are not the church of the future. They can be the church of today!

Service, Volunteers, Discipleship
All Access 5 Ways to Stay Connected Over the Summer

Keep your relationships strong this summer by staying connected to the kids you teach. 

Summer
All Access 5 Ways To Teach Kids Thankfulness

Thankfulness goes beyond the words and phrases we use. 

Thankfulness
Free 5 Ways to Use Beach Balls in Kids' Church

Here are some creative ways to use beach balls as object lessons.

Object Lessons
Free 6 Places to Find Teaching Inspiration

Get creative ideas on where to look for inspiration as your begin developing your next lesson and planning how to more effectively reach your kids.

Teaching, Inspiration, Ideas
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