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Choosing Obedience

Obedience Has a True Reward Put a small reward (food or candy) on one side of the room and line up kids on the opposite side. Share some actions and ask them to decide if it is a good or bad choice. If they think it is a good choice, they may take a step forward. If...

From Generation to Generation

Follow Good Examples Teach your child a skill you know, but they might not yet know. Some ideas—How to: • Stand on your head • Eat an Oreo the correct way • Sew on a button • Dribble a basketball • Catch a fish • Play a new game (one you learned as a kid) Why is it...

Living Out God’s Word Every Day

Follow Me Walk through the house and say to each person, “Come with me” (not telling them where you are going or what you are going to do). If they follow you, take them out for a treat, play a fun game, or do an activity they will enjoy. Ask: Are you glad you...

Walk in Integrity

No One’s Looking Bake a batch of cookies (or another treat), count them and put them on a plate on the kitchen counter. Add a sign that says, “DO NOT EAT!” Then leave the room. After a couple of hours, count the cookies to see if any are missing. Call everyone...

Walk in Truth

Can You Believe It? Spend some time sharing some unbelievable facts about a variety of animals. Possible examples: A snail can sleep for three years at time. Octopuses have three hearts. There are a million ants for every one human. A bat can eat 1,000 insects per...

Walk As God Commands

How would you feel if…? Share a simple object lesson with your kids. Write each of the following instructions on a piece of paper: Ask Mom or Dad a question. Tell Mom or Dad about your day. Go sit by Mom or Dad. Tell Mom or Dad about your favorite activity. Allow each...

Walk in Holiness

Great Exchange Items Needed: two objects (such as a candy bar or treat and a piece of trash) Use a simple illustration to talk about a great exchange – our sin for Jesus’ holiness. Give the piece of trash (the smellier the better!) to one of the children and explain...

Jesus Is Our Redeemer

The Price is TOO High Announce a fun event (movie night, ice cream run, etc.) and then announce that anyone who wants to participate must bring a certain amount of money (an amount bigger than they could pay). Talk about how the price has to be paid when they express...

God’s Way Is the Best Way

Choose! Play choices. Stand in the middle of the room and tell the children you will give them two choices. They will go and stand on the side of the room to indicate their choices. (If you like , go the left side, pointing to the left. If you like _, go the right...

Follow God’s Plan

Fear Not! Spend some time talking to your child about things you were afraid of when you were younger and things you are afraid of as an adult. Allow them to share their fears with you also. You might want to talk about some common phobias as well (claustrophobia,...