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All Access Flying Around the World

Here is a preschool Bible lesson and game for explaining how the Gospel is available to everyone!

Preschool Lesson
All Access Give Thanks!

This lesson tells the story of a time when David sinned and how we can give thanks because God forgives those who repent and believe!

Thankfulness, Repentance
All Access God Made Everything: Lesson for Toddlers

Want to teach your toddlers that God created everything? Check out this lesson plan to help children understand the nature and power of God!

God, Creation
All Access Honor is Honorable

This lesson is about honor and the importance of having a good name and reputation.

Honor, Patriotism
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 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 Light vs, Darkness

Sin lives and grows in darkness where no one can see it. When we are ashamed of the sin in our lives we hide. When we seek forgiveness and repent we are in the light. The light of Jesus provides life, forgiveness and growth.  

Living in the Light
All Access Loving Kids in a Pumpkin Pie Culture

In this throw away culture where relationships change so often, how can we help children overcome their fear of being rejected for the next best thing?

Love, Affirmation, Friendship
All Access My Money Plan

When is the last time you taught your church children how to write a money plan/budget?

A worksheet teaching kids how to budget
All Access New Years Lesson

A complete lesson with MANY activities on the theme of the "New Year." Use the whole lesson or just parts of it. Teach children how to make realistic New Year's Resolutions.

Starting Over
All Access Playing on God's Team Unit Overview

This is an overview of the GOD'S TEAM series with links to all the lessons.  

Spiritual Disciplines
All Access Proverbs Bible Lesson: God Gives Us Everything

The following lesson is taken from a Proverbs series.  The children discover that we can have an attitude of generous giving when we remember that God has given us everything.

Generous Giving
All Access Psalm 63 Lesson: God Fills Me Up

This Bible lesson plan on Psalm 63 is designed for a group of children of various ages. It would work well in children’s church or a multi-age Sunday School class. It deals with our spiritual thirst for God and will help children realize their need for a relationship with Him.

Bible Lesson on Psalm 63
All Access Read the Story, Again!

What do you do if you want to teach a story that the children in your ministry have heard before many times?

Teaching Methods, Children's Ministry
All Access See How They Grow

Here is a fun Scripture game that will chart your children’s growth in God whether in your classroom or at home.

Preschool Scripture Game
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
All Access Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

Here is a preschool lesson on the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego and the Fiery Furnace.

Preschool Lesson, The Fiery Furnace
All Access Sharing the Gospel: Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

Use this large group/small group lesson to demonstrate the importance of sharing your faith.

Evangelism, Salvation
Free Six Questions to Ask When Choosing Songs for Worship with Kids

When it comes to worship with children the choices of songs might be overwhelming, but rather than going back to the few songs you repeat each week, consider these questions to help you find the best worship songs for kids.

Worship, Songs
All Access Super Bowl Bible Lesson: Which Team Are You?

Ready, Set, Hike! Wait, which team are you on? This Super Bowl-themed children's lesson helps teach kids the importance of being on God's team!

Super Bowl Children's Lesson
All Access Teaching Kids about the 12 Disciples

Are you teaching on Jesus' Disciples? Here's a lesson plan to use in the classroom. 

Classroom Lesson, Sunday School, Disciples
All Access Thanksgiving Lesson for Children's Church

This Bible lesson from Psalm 100:4-5 about Thanksgiving was first used in our Sunday morning children’s church with Kindergarten – 6th grade students. It could also work as a Thanksgiving Sunday School lesson or any other children’s ministry teaching time.

Thankfulness, Children's Ministry
All Access Three Last Minute Christmas Lesson Ideas

Since the holidays are such a busy time, we all get behind in something. For this Christmas season, I wanted to provide you with three last minute Christmas lesson ideas to help you, if you are in need of a quick children’s ministry lesson!

Children's Ministry, Christmas Lessons
All Access Waiting on God's Timing {Bible Lesson about David}

It’s not always easy to wait on God’s timing. God’s timing is vastly different than the timing we often wish for our own lives. 

Faith, Trust
All Access What Kind of Fruit Did Adam and Eve Eat?

Does the Bible really say that? We should never assume we know what the Bible says. We need to read it, study it, and teach it properly!

Presumptions of What the Bible Says
All Access Who Am I?: A Bible Memory Verse Activity for Kids for Colossians 3:16

A Bible memory verse activity is a great way to teach God’s amazing Word. Here’s a Bible game based on Colossians 3:16.

Bible Memory Verse Activity
All Access Willy Wonka 1 - Augustus Gloop

The first in a five lesson series on Willy Wonka. The choices that we make in what we eat can get us into big problems, just like Augustus in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Healthy Choices
All Access Willy Wonka 2 - Violet Beauregarde

The second in a five lesson series on Willy Wonka. Rude habits can cause a lot of problems, just like Violet in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Being Rude
All Access Willy Wonka 3 - Veruca Salt

The third in a five lesson series on Willy Wonka. Though being spoiled will seem nice for a while, it will get us in a lot of trouble, just like Veruca in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Being Spoiled
All Access Willy Wonka 4 - Mike Teevee

The fourth in a five lesson series on Willy Wonka. Watching too much TV is always bad for you and will land you in a heap of trouble, just like Mike in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Too Much TV
All Access Willy Wonka 5 - Mr. Slugworth

The last in a five lesson series on Willy Wonka. Satan will try to tempt us with good looking offers, just like Mr. Slugworth did with Charlie in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Temptation
All Access Ressurection Celebration 2003

Easter Sunday is a special day for God’s children. In this children’s church program, the children look BACK at what Christ has done. They look AHEAD at what is prepared for them in Heaven. They look IN at their heart and make sure that Jesus is there. They look OUT at others who need to hear the message of God’s great love!

Easter
All Access Thankful Hearts Lesson

Here is a fall-themed midweek outreach lesson plan that includes a 19-page Word doc with activities that can be used at any time during the year.

Fall-Themed Outreach Lesson Plan
All Access Bright ideas for teaching about David and Goliath

Teaching children how to overcome "Giants" in their lives through the story of David and Goliath.

David and Goliath
All Access Overcoming discipline problems - by making your lessons fun and exciting.

Here are some ways to make your lessons fun and exciting. In so doing , you will overcome most discipline problems.

Making Your Lessons Fun
Free Are the Instructions Important?

Sometimes life is like a jumbled mess of pieces, but God places all the parts there to make something cool out of it if we will follow His instructions. Trying to live our lives without following God's Word is like trying to build a model car without the instructions.

Bible Study
All Access Bridge to Heaven

Gospel Presentation
All Access Creation Ideas

A number of ideas are shared that could be incorporated into lessons on the subject of Creation.

Creation
All Access Giving Lesson

God will either "shower" us with large blessings or "squirt" us with big blessings for our giving to Him!

Giving
All Access Hurdles

This activity goes along with the story of the rich young ruler. It explores the activities or possessions that get in the way of the children putting God first.

Commitment
All Access Mary Hears Good News

This lesson tells the Good news that the angel gave Mary and the promise God gave His people.

Luke 1:26-56
All Access Message in the Colors

The colors in the Olympic flag have a Spiritual meaning too!

The colors of the Olympic flag
All Access Riches Do Not Last Forever

Money doesn't last forever, so invest it in something that does last forever- the church!

Giving or Salvation
All Access SPILL YOUR GUTS!!

This game show skit will get your kids involved, and put them on the floor laughing. You can perform it as a puppet skit or as a live skit using your drama team. Or you could take it to the streets and get a community involved. You will need the following: Jesus and costume, three contestants and the voice of the Holy Spirit. Enjoy!

Salvation
All Access SpongeBob Sunday

This is a salvation lesson using a SpongeBob SquarePants episode called Hooky. The emphasis is about not getting "hooked into sin."

Sin
All Access The More You Get, The More You Give

God has blessed some of us with a lot of things. God wants us to give some of it back, in proportion to what we get.

Giving
All Access Treasure Island

The exciting story of Treasure Island is brought to life on a spiritual level by teaching kids the importance of searching, using the correct map and the difference between finding false treasure and the real treasure in their lives.

Real Treasure
All Access Valentine's Candy Message from God

Teach children that God loves them year round, but when they get those little candy hearts with messages on them, some of them just might be telling us how much God loves us, and how He wants us to show Him we love Him, by obeying his commands.

Valentine's Day Lesson
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