Holiday Ideas Zone

We have several Zones specifically for various holidays, but we've compiled ALL the holiday ideas in one place so they can be found year round, since many holiday ideas have applications throughout the year.

(After all, we should be thankful all year, and love our moms all year, and celebrate Jesus all year, right?)

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All Access The M&M Nativity Legend

We wanted to complete our Advent study, and with a fifth Sunday, it seemed like a great idea to do something unique.  That’s where the M&M Nativity Legend comes in.

Nativity Object Lesson
All Access The Messenger of Advent

The Messenger of Advent Text: Luke 2:8-20

All Access The Mother's Day Gift

Here is a skit on what children can get their moms for Mother's Day. Hint: the gift will last all year long!

Skit, Puppet Skit, Mother's Day
All Access The Parrot

A humorous story of a reformed parrot.

Change in Attitude
All Access The REAL Meaning of Christmas

A FREE download resource from on the REAL Meaning of Christmas

All Access The Reason for the Season Object Lesson

Kids learn the real meaning of Christmas and where traditions came from.

All Access The Very Best Father

Who's the best dad, and how much does He love us? Use this skit to tell children about the very best Father!

Father's Day, Skit, Puppet Skit
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 Trinity object lesson

All Access Valentine's Bulletin Board Idea

This is just a cool idea for a VALENTINE'S DAY bulletin board.

LOVE - John 3:16
Starter Volunteer Appreciation for Valentine's Day

Valentine's activity for children to show appreciation for kid-min workers

Volunteer Appreciation
All Access What Are You Thankful For?

Here is an object lesson for Thanksgiving to remind us how much we have to be thankful for!

Free What Does Jesus Want for Christmas?

Have you ever asked yourself the question, “What does Jesus want for Christmas?” What do you buy for God, who has everything?

All Access Family Easter Ideas

The following ideas are intended to help families make the celebration of Easter more meaningful. We believe that Christians are in the best position to proclaim the “real” meaning of holiday, beyond Easter eggs, candy baskets and new clothes.

All Access Fifty Nifty Parenting Ideas for Dads

50 every day simple and practical ideas for dads - little things that can make a BIG difference!

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!

Starter Oreo Turkeys

An easy fun snack-craft for Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Craft Snack
All Access Friendship Cards

I wanted another alternative to Valentine's Day cards. I just don't like encouraging mature ideas of love or relationships. That's why I call these friendship cards.

Friendship, Love, Valentine's Day
All Access Christmas Pile

A great object lesson about all the stuff that gets 'piled' on top of the true meaning of Christmas.

Christmas Clutter
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.

All Access Easter / Palm Sunday Jokes

A variety of Easter related jokes.

Starter Easter Family DO-votionals

Here is a FREE Easter Family DO-votional you can give your families for Easter. 

Free Father's Day Ideas

The following are a collection of ideas that you might try in your family. Maybe just one of these ideas will help someone in your family better celebrate Father's Day.

Father's Day
All Access A Christmas Chronology

This is a summary of the historical events that helped to shape Christmas as we know it today.

All Access A Christmas Elimination Quiz

An elimination quiz about Christmas.

All Access A Chronology of the Resurrection

This is a tool to help you prepare for your Easter lesson. It is a chronology of Christ's Resurrection. (Can be modified into a lesson for kids)

All Access After Quiet Time Message

A neat simple story for kids about spreading God's message. Can be used with a puppet or a vent.

Easter Message
All Access Baby Jesus in a Manger

This is a creative craft where the kids make a manger to look just like the one would have that Jesus laid in!

CHRISTmas craft
All Access Candy Cane Contest

A fun and easy game that kids love!

Christmas Game
All Access Christmas Crackers

A fast, easy, fun activity that teaches kids to think of others during the holidays

Christmas Activities
All Access Christmas Gift of Appreciation

Seeing how important volunteers are in ministry, but having limited resources, we came apon this idea that many went "head over heels"about.

Inexpensive Gift for Volunteers
All Access Christmas Story Facts and Story

This Power Point starts with facts, and how we know from the Bible that Jesus is the true Son of God. It ends with the Christmas story.

Christmas Facts/Story
All Access Christmas Voices

Here are some Christmas monologues that we have used at different times with our puppet team and our drama group. They are short but significant. Add a couple of your favorite Christmas songs and you have a small puppet musical! I hope someone can use them! They can be a lot of fun!

All Access Christmas Worker Appreciation Event

Christmas time is a great time to express appreciation to the people you work with through the year

Taking care of volunteers
All Access CROSSwords: A PowerPoint Game

The game basically is a jazzed up version of Hangman that can be used to reinforce kids’ knowledge of the Bible, as well as having fun at the same time!

Christ's Death and Ressurection
All Access December / Christmas Bible Reading Calendar

What better way to get kids into the habit of reading their Bible than to have them read the Christmas story?

Christmas, Bible Reading
All Access Easter Cookies

This wonderful craft idea allows children to understand, in their own yummy way, the wonder of Easter!

Jesus' Suffering
All Access Easter Devotions

Prepare your heart for Easter

All Access Easter Drama

Acting out of Jesus' death and rising.

All Access Easter Egg Hunt with a Teaching Twist

Have kids answer questions out of plastic eggs, about Easter for prizes.

All Access Easter Egg Memory Verse

Use plastic Easter eggs to teach a Memory Verse.

Easter Game
All Access Easter Lesson for Kids Church

An object talk for Easter plus some info on the history of Easter to teach kids.

Christ's Ressurection
All Access Easter Puppet Sketch

Our kids love this puppet sketch!

All Access Easter Scavenger Hunt

This is a great activity to do with large or small groups of children. We search the church while listening to the Easter story and end up with a fun surprise!

All Access Easter Tomb Craft

Great craft for Easter

All Access Easter-In-A-Box Neighborhood Outreach

This is a creative way for people in the church to form relationships with those in their community around Easter time.

Easter/Neighborhood Outreach
All Access Egg Hunt Puppet Script

This is a pupet script that I used at our 04 Egg Hunt.

All Access Gold, Franklincents and Firs

A family share a Christmas tradition

All Access Happy Birthday Party for Jesus

All chicldren like attending parties. Have a birthday party for Jesus while telling the message of Christmas.

Happy Birthday Jesus
All Access Heaven (An Easter Lesson)

Without Easter, there would be no Heaven for us to learn about.

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