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Pure Living

Wanted: Pure Hearts Items Needed: TablespoonWater bottleDirt Add a tablespoon of dirt to the water bottle while the children aren’t looking. Ask: Would you like a drink of this water? Why or why not? Christians are called to be pure–to be holy like Jesus. What does it...

Made New in Christ

Did You Notice? Items Needed: SunglassesScarfHatEtc. Play a little game to see if your children can pick out changes in appearance. Choose one person to be the “changer.” Ask your children to look carefully at the “changer.” Then have them close their eyes. While...

Alive in Christ

Did You Earn It? Item Needed: Small gift for each child Announce there will be a contest to earn a prize. Make a list of activities for the children to do and assign each a point value. Announce that if the children earn 250 points by bedtime, they will get a prize....

Christ Is Above All

Take a Guess! Items Needed: PenSmall pieces of paper Write down several things to describe to your children, one on each piece of paper. Fold the papers so the words aren’t visible. Choose one and see if your children can guess what you are describing. For example,...

The Savior Suffered

Our Good Shepherd Item Needed: Bible Read Isaiah 53:6-7 to your children. Ask them if they know who these verses are about. Remind your children about Jesus’ suffering on the cross. Read the verses again and instruct your children to listen for the words “sheep,”...

The Savior Is Born

Happy Birthday! Items Needed: Party suppliesNativity Host a birthday party for Jesus. Involve the whole family – plan games, make a birthday cake or cupcakes with candles, sing “Happy Birthday” and celebrate Jesus’ birth into the world. A simple game to play at...

The Savior Serves

I Hope… Ask your children to complete the sentence: I hope __________. What is hope? (confident expectation) What are the chances that our hopes will come true? (It depends on the person we are hoping in; it depends on what we are hoping for; etc.) The hope that you...

God Promised a Savior

He’s Coming! Item Needed: Bible Read Isaiah 9:6b together as a family. Make up motions as you practice the verse together (or use the suggested motions below). Words:He shall be calledWonderful CounselorMighty GodEverlasting FatherPrince of Peace Motions:Point to...

God Pursues the Disobedient

Which Way? Take a walk with your children. Allow them to choose which way to go every time you come to an intersection. Follow their directions. Ask: What would happen if you made the choice to go the other way? Where would we end up? (in a different place) The...

The Price of Obedience

Blessed! Items Needed: Index cardsMarkersSmall treat Write each word from Jeremiah 17:7a on a separate index card. Turn them face down and arrange them in rows. Allow each family member to take turns flipping a card over and trying to lay the verse out in the correct...