Openings Zone

How do you make your lessons start with EXCITEMENT? How do you engage kids from the moment they enter the room? Karl, the Kidologist, believes that as a teacher you only have precious few minutes each week to invest in the spiritual lives of your students - so to waste any of those minutes with pointless games and activities is a lost opportunity.

This Zone provides lesson ideas that are designed for the beginning of children's church or as lesson introductions to engage kids right from the start and help to introduce your topic or theme and get children's thinking about what you will be teaching.

It's time to have your kids starting to think about your topic, or at least start being primed for the subject matter the moment they arrive. You'll be a much for effective teacher if you make every minute count - but in a FUN and entertaining manner!

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All Access Confession List... For Others?!

As a lesson intro on Confessing Sin, a puppet (or actor) has a list of sins to confess... only they are OTHER people's sins!

Confession
All Access Asking God

Open your service with this great and simple lesson, as the kids learn to go to God.

Need, Ask, Prayer
All Access Bible Formulas

A fun way to spark interest in the Bible or review Bible books.

Bible books, Games, Science VBS
All Access Bible Numbers and Facts

This is a fun activity for helping kids learn some amazing facts about the Bible!

Bible Facts
All Access Candy Auction

Using children's love of candy to demonstrate that worship is a show of worth!

Worship
All Access Charades Talent Show

Put on an INSTANT Talent Show as you talk about the gifts God gives us.

Gifts and Talents
All Access Choose Your Lesson Order!

Let the kids choose the lesson order to learn about choices!

Choices
All Access Country Name Tags

This is a fun way to get kids thinking about different countries around the world throughout an entire missions program! Rename them the name of a country for a service!

Missions
All Access FUN Choices Opening Game

This is a fun interactive game that gets kids moving and trying to solve a fun but easy puzzle. It's all about choices!

Choices
All Access Grumpy Greeters

A fun way to open a lesson on attidudes or friendliness by having some greeters really put on the grumpiness.

Witnessing, Attitudes
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