Creative Ideas Zone

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The "Creative Idea" Zone is kinda the "Everything Else" Zone.  If it isn't an object lesson, or a craft, or a story, or a game, or a magic trick, or puppet script, or a... you get the idea, then it's HERE! 

There is a TON of great ideas in here, so surf to your heart's content, or better yet, use the search engine and search by key word or topic.  And be sure to submit YOUR great ideas!

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All Access 40 Seconds in the Wilderness

This is just a fun way to help kids related to the Israelites wandering in the wilderness for forty years by having them wander the room for 40 seconds.

Israelites Wandering Experience
All Access 50's Theme Party Ideas

Here are some ideas if you are having a 50's theme party....

50's theme
All Access A FUNd Raiser for Kids

This a GREAT fund raising event for kids! We have called it "Pennies for Heaven"...

Fundraiser
All Access Amazing Easy Prediction Magic Trick!

This is a classic easy magic trick where you can predict a choice that a child makes.

Prophesy or Choices
Starter An EGGcouraging Note at Easter (for workers)

An 'egg' themed appreciation note for your volunteers at Easter.

Thank you note
All Access Back to School Ideas

The kids are headed back to school, here are some ministry tips and ideas for Fall.

Fall
All Access Beany Baby Bash

Host a Beanie Babie event.

Event
Starter Bible Character Museum

Bible Character Museum is a simple way to bring Bible characters to life, using either adult/teen volunteers, or older children. This can be used for just about any context, so read on!

Live Action Theater
All Access Biblical Ice Cream Party

Add these Biblical Ice Cream Creations to your next event or party! You can create a MENU and have your guests order from the following selections...

Event
All Access Box Car Derby

Instead of a pine word derby, try a cardboard box car derby!

Event
All Access Bread of Life

Applying the concept of spirtual growth to the Bread of Life concept.

Spiritual Growth
All Access B-tweens

Alternative for those 'too old' for kids stuff but not still 'too young' for youth stuff.

Tweeners
All Access Cover those heads!

Everyone loves to laugh at the Peeking Puppeteer Heads, except the puppeteers who are doing the show. Here is a creative way to eliminate that!

Peeking Puppeteer Heads!
All Access Dinasaur Ideas

Doing a unit with dinosaurs??? Here are some FUN dinosaur ideas...

Dinosaur
All Access Dr. Mel Practice - The Brain Transplant

Romans 12:2, "but be transformed by the renewing of your mind."

Renewing our Minds
Starter E.A.S.T.E.R. Eggs Lesson

An Easter presentation that uses the letters of EASTER to tell the real meaning of the holiday.

Easter
All Access Easter Egg Hunt Outreach Plan

TONS of ideas/advice for planning an Easter Egg hunt.

Easter
All Access Fun with Popsicles!

Ideas for making popsicles... there are a variety of ways!

Summer
All Access Funny Faces

Fun activity to introduce topic of reflecting God.

All Access Getting into Character

Costumes
Free Good Samaritan Skit: An I Witness News Report

An I Witness News reporter interviews a Good Samaritan along a decrepit road of doom!

Love Your Neighbor
All Access Have a SPLASH with a WATER WAR

A TON OF WATER WAR IDEAS!!!!

Event
All Access JESUS IS COMING - Your Kids will EXPERIENCE IT!

THIS IS A MUST! By promises to come 'uninvited' to video tape kids rooms and then show in children's church - kids will experience 'always being ready' for the return of Jesus!

Jesus Return
All Access Keep You and Your Teachers Current with Kids

Interviewing kids to keep up with what they are into and like.

Relational Ministry
All Access Let the kids correct each other

Reviewing ruls with kids helps them help each other to do what is right.

Discipline
All Access Map to Heaven

Craft that focus on the places we 'go' in life on the way to heaven.

Heaven
All Access Money in a fishes mouth

Jar with the most money in it is bad news for the teacher whose picture is on it!

Contest
Starter On Fire Worship

This short story/ talk, based around Hebrews 12:28b-29, talked about God's desire to fill us with himself during worship. We used this story as part of our "Polar Fun in the Sun" party (which can be found on the Kidology site in the Creative Ideas Zone).

Worship
All Access Parent's Night Out

Parents often pay for child care - let them pitch in and bring all the kids to church one evening so they can go on a date, plus help raise some money for the children's ministry.

Fundraiser
All Access Polar Fun in the Sun

Have a winter event in the summer!

Event
All Access Robot Offering Contest

Robot offering contest idea

Contest
All Access Run-On Story

A fun activity that also shows how amazing God's word is - being written by over 40 authors and making perfect sense!

Teaching
All Access Scripture Eggs

Because Easter Egg Hunts are so very secular, our Children's Ministries Department decided to "put Christ in the Easter Egg"...

Easter
All Access Sock Puppet Beauty Pageant

Kids can experience the story of Esther in a different way!

Esther
All Access Spell LEVITICUS!

The Old Testament Book Names can be doozies! Here is a simple fun way to introduce a book, using Leviticus as a sample.  

Old Testament
All Access Sprinkler freeze

A fun variation on 'running through a splinker'

Water War Idea
All Access Stewardship Teaching Ideas

Teaching on stewardship or money? Here are some ideas for you...

Stewardship
All Access Sword Awards

Our Children's Ministries tries to teach at a very young age the importance of using the Bible (the Sword). To reward children for remembering to bring their Bibles to class...

Bible
All Access The Secret Church

Graphics, in a PowerPoint presentation, that are adaptable for many mission presentations.

Missions
All Access Tin Foil Mirrors

Craft for theme 'being made in the image of God.

Image of God
All Access Transition Time Ideas

A bunch of ideas for ways to fill those awkward transition times!

Transition Times
All Access Tropical Room

see submission

Decorating Idea
All Access Two Lost Things

This is a script for a narrator and two others....doing a tandem telling of these two parables!

Parables of the Lost Sheep and the Lost Coin
All Access VBS Camp

3 Day VBS outline for using a 5 day material

Camp
All Access Veggie Town Thank You Note

Thank you note with "Veggie" theme. (made for Veggie VBS)

Thank you note
All Access Who's Room Is It Anyway?

Video tape kids rooms to show in children's church.

Creative Opening
All Access 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
All Access Vote for Jesus! A FUN Patriotic Lesson

This is a FUN interactive lesson about how we "Vote for Jesus" every day by the choices we make!

Fruit of the Spirit
All Access All About Me Kid Info Sheet

A fun and easy way to get to know your kids, learn about their needs, keep up with the world of kids, and get ministry feed back, all at once!

Relational Ministry
All Access Karl's Concert of Prayer

Pastor Karl shares the details of the Concert of Prayer he hosted at his church.

Prayer
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