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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! 

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All Access Sack Lunch Sunday

A simple to plan event that both the kids and parents love.

Fun, Party
All Access Scripture Memory Mix Up

Another way to teach a Bible verse.

Memory Game
All Access Secret to Having New Parents Serving Every Week!

Here is a fun positive way to have some parents helping every week in your children's service.

Recruiting Parents
All Access Skit in a Bag

Fun impromptu acting game that gets your kids outside of their box and thinking creatively.

Gifts, Drama
All Access Snake in a Tree Puzzle

Fun Floor Puzzle of Snake in a Tree

Floor Puzzle
All Access Stinky Sock Sale

Helps the kids see the importance of how they represent the kingdom through a humorous object lesson.

Evangelism, Good News
All Access Teaching Faithfulness in the Little Things

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.

Object Lesson
All Access The Amazing Magic In-Out Tube Trick!

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

ChristianLife
All Access The Gifts of the Puzzle

Kids will learn how spiritual gifts by themselves are incomplete and missing something. They are designed to  fit together within the church and the Kingdom of God around the world.

Spiritual gifts, The church
All Access The Magic Coloring Book Bible

Magic Coloring Book Explanation

Bible
All Access The Price Is Wrong

A fun game show gone amuck helps teach kids the meaning of worship!

Worship
All Access The Romans Road to Heaven!

Simple way to present the gospel message using 8 verses from Romans.

Gospel, Evangelism,
All Access The Water Race

Exciting relay that gets all the kids involved as they work as a team to pass the water.

water, relay
All Access Ticket to Heaven Game

A game by Karl Bastian that visually illustrates the eternal impact of sharing your faith. Includes a complete video of the game in action!  

The Gospel
All Access Top Secret Encouragement

Help the kids in your ministry become an encouragement to missionaries.

Encouragement,
All Access Training Kids to Pray in Group

3 practical ideas to help your kids pray from the H.E.A.R.T

Prayer, Praise, Guiding
All Access Trapped in a Cup Tower!

Get ready to stack some cups in huge towers, as the kids use creativity to construct walls!

Creative, faithful, abilities
All Access Ultimate Rock, Paper, Scissors

Everyone knows Rock, Paper, Scissors - this large group version is a LOT of fun and teaches teamwork, encouragement and the power of prayer!

Fun Game / Power of Prayer
All Access Volunteer Spotlight Templates

A simple fun way to recognize new or super volunteers! Just add a pictures and some interesting facts and post outside the room they serve in!

Volunteer Appreciation
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 Which one is the Bible?

Teach kids about the different translations in the Bible in a way that they will remember, by acting it out.

Bible Translations
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 Why Does Popcorn Pop?

This is a fun poem about popcorn for preschool learners when learning about food for a creation lesson.

How God Made Popcorn
All Access Windshield Prayer Cards

Let your ministry encourage the whole church as you give the kids an opportunity to pray.

Prayer, Ministry
All Access Written Testimony Book

Instructions on how to create a book of all your kids testimonies.

Testimony, Salvation
All Access Yummy Water

This object lesson visually demonstrates the change that happens to a person when they become a Christian - they change from ordinary to something very special!

Gifts of the Spirit
All Access Yuck Day

Yuck Day is a fun outdoor event for kids. Ready to get messy and have fun building relationships with kids? This is just what you are looking for.

Fun Event for Kids
All Access Holy Spirit Balloon Game & Object Lesson

A fun game that also teaches four things the Holy Spirit does for us.

Holy Spirit Helps
All Access Bible Story Mad Libs

A FUN way to tell a familiar Bible story

Bible Story Fun
All Access Books of the Bible Scramble Game

This is a fun unscrambling game using 20 random books of the Bible.

Books of the Bible
Starter How to Make a TP Bazooka

Instructions for making a TP Bazooka from Roger Fields of KidzBlitz!

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 10 Christmas Bulletin Board Ideas for Church

If you’re looking for a Christmas themed bulletin board for your church or Children’s Ministry, here are ten(+) ideas to get you started!

Christmas, Decoration Ideas, Bulletin Boards
Free 10 Essential Classroom Supplies

Do you have a list of classroom supplies? Here are my top ten essential classroom supplies.

Classroom Supplies
All Access 10 Interactive Storytelling Ideas for Elementary Kids

Use these awesome tips to make your teaching more interactive!

Storytelling, interaction
Free 10 Mom Trivia Questions from the Bible

Here is a trivia game for your children's ministry on Mother's Day!

Mother's Day, Trivia
All Access 10 Ways To Build a Prayer Team for Your Children's Ministry

Do you have a prayer team for your children's ministry? One of the most powerful tools believers have in ministry is prayer! Here are ten ways to build a prayer team for your children's ministry.

Children's Ministry, Prayer
Starter 15 No Hassle Summer Events for Your KidMin

Events you can still plan for this summer!

Summer Events
All Access 3 Reasons Why You Should Theme Your Children's Ministry

You've no doubt seen the latest craze in children’s ministries: kid themed environments. Here are 3 reasons why your church absolutely needs a themed Children's Ministry.

Children's Ministry
All Access 5 Exciting New Ways To Teach The Nativity Story

It’s almost Christmas time, aka one of the two times of the year where what you’ll be teaching in Sunday School is firmly locked in place. Of course, therein lies the problem. How do you make a story that all the little ones know by heart exciting again? Fret not, Kid Mins. I have scoured the big ol’ interwebs and found 5 ridiculously awesome (and inexpensive) ways to liven up your nativity teaching.

Nativity Lesson Plans
All Access 5 Ideas to Stretch Your Creative Muscle

You can get inspiration from anywhere! I hear people say that they are not creative. And I just want to scream at them, “Yes, you are! You just don’t know it yet!”

Creativity
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
Starter 5 Things to do with Play Dough

Service going over time? Short on content for your morning kids program. Do not stress, here are 5 ways you can use play dough to add fun and humor to your program.

Games with Play Dough
All Access 5 Ways to Raise Support for a Family Missions Trip

Need to raise support for a family missions trip? Here are some great ideas for raising support!

Family Missions Trips
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 8 Books of the Bible Games

To help with the idea of doing while learning, here are 8 kid-tested and teacher-approved games to help your students learn the books of the Bible.

Bible Knowledge
All Access 8 Ministry Improvements You Can Make This Weekend!

Do you ever feel like you’re buried under the “to do list” pile, or feel like you’re not making enough progress in your ministry?  Here are eight ways that are simple and easy to implement that will make a difference in your ministry THIS WEEKEND!

Improving Your Ministry
Starter A Fidget Spinner Bible Lesson

Fidget Spinners: What's the Big Deal? If you've never heard of a fidget spinner, then chances are, you've never made contact with someone between the ages of 6 and 16 in the past two months. Here is a fun devotional to tap into that fad! (While it lasts)

Pursue What Lasts!
Free A Great Way to Get Your Kids Leading Adults in Worship

First Timothy 4:12 commands children to be an example for those older than them. Can children set an example in leading adults in worship? Brian Dollar shares how the kids at his church are able to do so.

Serving, Kids Leading Worship
Free A Peek Inside our Luau-Themed Volunteer Training

Great idea for your next volunteer training.

Volunteers, Training
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