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Ideas and inspirations for children's ministries.

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Quiet Bag ideas
Inclusive ideas for children with diverse gifts (special needs)
Help! I'm a Children's Ministries Leader!!
Bible Lesson Craft Ideas
Children's Evangelism Ideas
Vacation Bible School inspirations
Children’s ministries resources
Children's Story Ideas
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Quiet Bag ideas

The Craft Patch: Magnetic Quiet Book

Magnetic Quiet Book - The Craft Patch

The Craft Patch: Magnetic Quiet Book

our-church-quiet-bag - Christian Montessori Network

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Quiet Toys & Busy Bags for Church & Other Quiet Times

Quiet toys or busy bags are a great way to help kids be quiet when you're in a meeting (or church). This post will teach you how to make children's church activity bags.

Church Quiet Bag Essentials

*This post contains affiliate links. We have an hour to keep our toddler quiet in church, and the only way we do it is by bringing a quiet bag! We try to keep these things “Sunday only”…

DIY Quiet Book Ideas – Baby Busy Book – Quiet Books For Toddlers

Keep your little champs occupied with these Diy quiet book ideas to keep your toddlers quiet and happy when you are doing important work. Best for busy mothers!

Busy Bags Part 2

I'm obsessed with busy bags. TONS of ideas for busy bags with some free printables to go along with them! Also some ideas for hosting a busy bags swap party

10 Easy Busy Bags to Make and Keep Kids Busy

I love busy bags to provide a quick activity for the kids. In our house I often use busy bags as transition activities between one set of activities and another. Busy bags are also super

Quiet bags - for church, appointments, car rides, etc. | The How To Mom

Want a peaceful church experience with kids? Here are a few tips and ideas of items to put in your church bag (or purse!) to keep kids quiet and occupied.

7 Busy Bag Ideas for Toddlers

Simple to make and fun to play, your toddler will love these busy bag activity ideas.

22 brilliant busy bags for babies, toddlers and preschool - NurtureStore

Here’s a brilliant collection of easy to make busy bag ideas for babies, toddlers, and preschool age children. 22 brilliant busy bags for babies, toddlers and preschool Have you heard about busy bags? They’re a brilliant idea that you can use when you need a quick and easy play activity. The basic idea […]

Inclusive ideas for children with diverse gifts (special needs)

7 Ways Churches Can Love on Children with Special Needs- ideas for ministering to families no matter the size of the church!

7 Ways Churches Can Love on Children with Special Needs

Throughout the last few weeks, several conversations have occurred in my circles regarding special needs families and church attendance. Much of this is due to the MPS family gathering our family hosted on Saturday and my daughter, Taylor. One of my favorite statements I heard on Saturday was: I don't know what we would have done without our church. Doesn't it just make your heart happy when the body of Christ is cared for? While church should be a place that anyone is welcome, sometimes the…

5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Disabilities

Special Needs Insight

People fear what they don't know so use these 5 ways to help kids understand disabilities.

These ideas were submitted by various children’s ministry leaders to assist you in Special Needs ministry.

Ideas for Special Needs Ministry to Children

These ideas were submitted by various children’s ministry leaders to assist you in Special Needs ministry.

Hitting and Pinching in Autism Units and Self Contained- Tips and tricks to deal with behavior.

Teaching a Student to Stop Hitting- Episode #003 of The Nook

Hitting and Pinching in Autism Units and Self Contained- Tips and tricks to teach students to stop hitting and pinching. The Nook podcast from Noodlenook.net

FREE GUIDE: Special needs ministry in Sunday school

Group’s free guide gives suggestions to help make your special needs ministry an efficient and meaningful place to develop a relationship with Jesus for kids who can sometimes be overlooked in Sunday school. Jesus loves all children, and he often went out of his way to help people with special needs. Children’s ministries sometimes struggle with how to treat the special youngsters in their churches. #kidmin

Special Needs Ministry

Leading Leaders of Special Needs Ministry - Orange Leaders

The following is the final article in a three-part series on special needs inclusion in the Church by Amy Fenton Lee. For the first article, click here. For the second article in the series, click here. Successfully including students with special needs sometimes requires a notable investment of time on the part of the church. …

Help! I'm a Children's Ministries Leader!!

RELEVANT CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: 7 Proven Ways to Get Kids Engaged with Your Lesson

7 Proven Ways to Get Kids Engaged with Your Lesson

RELEVANT CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: 7 Proven Ways to Get Kids Engaged with Your Lesson

Browse the top 100 children's ministry blogs below...

153 Children's Ministry Websites & Blogs (2019) Ministry-To-Children

The ultimate list of eveything children's ministry on the internet - featuring over 150 websites dedicated to helping you teach kids about Jesus.

CalvaryCurriculum's Children's Ministry Audio Trainings

Welcome to Calvary Curriculum - Calvary Curriculum

CalvaryCurriculum's Children's Ministry Audio Trainings

RELEVANT CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: 20 Easy Ways to Show Your Volunteers You Appreciate Them

20 Easy Ways to Show Your Volunteers You Appreciate Them

RELEVANT CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: 20 Easy Ways to Show Your Volunteers You Appreciate Them

"Energizing Children’s Ministry in the Smaller Church" by Rick Chromey :)

My Healthy Church®

"Energizing Children’s Ministry in the Smaller Church" by Rick Chromey :)

Four Things Children’s Ministry NEEDS to Start Doing

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Four Things Children’s Ministry NEEDS to Start Doing

Top 5 Fonts for Kidmin Design

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Top 5 Fonts for Kidmin Design

A few weeks back, I asked our readers to answer one simple question – why do you love children’s ministry? The response has been amazing and each answer has personally encouraged me. Th...

110 Reasons to Love Children's Ministry | Ministry-To-Children

A few weeks back, I asked our readers to answer one simple question – why do you love children’s ministry? The response has been amazing and each answer has personally encouraged me. Th...

POSTMODERN CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: Ministry to Children in the 21st Century Church by Ivy Beckwith - Offers a vision of where to meet children where they are using tools that will sustain their faith into adulthood. Includes spiritual disciplines, worship, and intergenerational ideas.

Postmodern Children's Ministry

POSTMODERN CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: Ministry to Children in the 21st Century Church by Ivy Beckwith - Offers a vision of where to meet children where they are using tools that will sustain their faith into adulthood. Includes spiritual disciplines, worship, and intergenerational ideas.

Bible Lesson Craft Ideas

Days of Creation Craft with free template by DomanMom.com. i never could remember what was created on each day...

Blogs for Parents | DomanMom.com

Here is a list of blogs that of I know of that are written by “Early Learning Parents”. These […]

22 Things to Make with Cardboard Tubes - Happy Hooligans

22 Thing to Make with Cardboard Tubes

Crafts for all reasons and seasons made from toilet rolls, kitchen rolls and wrapping paper tubes.

Sunday school craft we did for today's lesson over Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. 2 paper plates, and cling wrap for the window.

Sunday school craft we did for today's lesson over Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. 2 paper plates, and cling wrap for the window.

Fall Craft Ideas For Preschoolers

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Fall Craft Ideas For Preschoolers

Remind your students that the Lord loves them and will always take good care of them with this Sheep Paper Plate Craft! It is the perfect craft for your Sunday school lesson on Psalm 23.

Fun365 | Craft, Party, Wedding, Classroom Ideas & Inspiration

This paper plate sheep craft is great for a Sunday school lesson on Psalm 23! The Lord is Our Shepherd craft for kids comes with a free template and download.

Arts And Crafts Halloween Ideas #ArtsAndCraftsMirror Code: 7575180704 #SundaySchoolCrafts

Arts And Crafts Halloween Ideas #ArtsAndCraftsMirror Code: 7575180704 #SundaySchoolCrafts

Variety of activities and bible lessons for kids

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Variety of activities and bible lessons for kids

Lazarus Bible Lesson - Crafts and Games

Sunday School Crafts for all Ages

Lazarus Bible Lesson - Crafts and Games

Fishers Of Men (Kids Bible Lesson+ Easy Craft!) – A Modest Fashion & Faith Blog

Fishers Of Men (Kids Bible Lesson+ Easy Craft!)

Happy Wednesday!! So I really need to get a blogging schedule done ASAP! I find myself wanting to blog at least three times a week but then life just gets in the way! I ABSOLUTELY LOVE blogging and…

Joseph's Coat of Many Colors Craft Ideas

Christian Printable Activities » What Grandma Teaches Me

Here are a some original and fresh Christian preschool printables for Sunday School and homeschool co-op students to learn about Jesus!

Zacchaeus Preschool Lesson and craft

Preschool Lesson: Zacchaeus

Zacchaeus Preschool Lesson and craft

Rahab - Bible Crafts

Rahab - Bible Crafts

Rahab - Bible Crafts

I love this King Josiah lesson for kids. It's so much fun!

King Josiah lesson

I love this King Josiah lesson for kids. It's so much fun!

Children's Evangelism Ideas

Kindness Sidewalk chalk

A blog about our project Word Rocks. We share rocks with positive words write on them all around the world.

With some DIY spray chalk paint, a stencil template and an idea, your kids can create their own (washable!) guerrilla art! This isn't just outdoor fun - its a great lesson in activism! #diykids #kidscrafts #chalkDIY #sidewalkchalk #artforkids

Change: Share Messages of Love with Chalk Art Paint

In the grand tradition of activists & artists who have gone before us, we decided to LITERALLY take our messages to the streets with DIY chalk art paint

Divine Diva Inspiration: Sidewalk Chalk Project Inspiring The World One Quote At A Time

Sidewalk Chalk Project Inspiring The World One Quote At A Time

Hello Divine Diva’s Well if you haven’t guessed by now, I just love writing about people and things that inspire me and if I come across someone or something that inspires me, I get super excited and want to share it here with you. Today I want to tell you about a site I found on Face Book called Sidewalk Chalk Project. Sidewalk Chalk Project was started by a woman named Susan who was going through a severe depression. She lost a job that she really cared about, got divorced for the second…

Free Face Mask Sewing Pattern & Tutorial, Free Sewing Pattern, Medical Face Mask Mask with filter — Little Stitch Studio

Learn how to sew a double-layer face mask with wire. Three variations to make a face mask with elastic, how to make a face mask with ties, how to make a face mask with pocket for filter or shield. Step by step cloth face mask tutorial and free pattern. Face masks are hard to come by and it seems t

Kindess Rocks With A Free Printable

"I am excited to share two ways to make darling kindness rocks. The first way is a little bit more difficult than than the second because it involves more detail with the paintbrush. However, it is prettttttty easy peasy and I believe in you! You can do it. The black and white rocks are one of my favorite rock creations ever, you could totally use these as a kids craft in the classroom, at a party, or at camp. Half the fun is in distributing them around your community and spreading kindness…

Spread Love - how to paint kindness rocks

100+ Kindness Rock Painting Ideas & Sayings

Need more ideas for encouraging sayings or inspirational quotes to paint onto kindness rocks? Look no further! I have more than 100 inspirational rock painting ideas!

Make Craft Bags for children in the hospital. An easy idea for your kids to do from "Africa to America." #actofkindness #hospital

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Make Craft Bags for children in the hospital. An easy idea for your kids to do from "Africa to America." #actofkindness #hospital

outreach ideas for kids [art day?! BRILLIANT!]

21 Outreach Ideas for Kids to Help Grow Your Church Community

outreach ideas for kids [art day?! BRILLIANT!]

Vacation Bible School inspirations

LFEEY 12x10ft Fairytale Medieval Tavern Backdrop Fantasy Retro Vintage Western Wooden Saloon Building Interior Photog...

LFEEY 12x10ft Fairytale Medieval Tavern Backdrop Fantasy Retro Vintage Western Wooden Saloon Building Interior Photography Background for Portraits Photo Studio Props

LFEEY 12x10ft Fairytale Medieval Tavern Backdrop Fantasy Retro Vintage Western Wooden Saloon Building Interior Photog...

This prayer wall is the place where kids will place their prayer requests during the closing program

Prayer wall close-up

This prayer wall is the place where kids will place their prayer requests during the closing program

Prayer wall

Prayer station

Station sign

Here's an idea for what your prayer station could look like

Craft station

Here's an idea for what your prayer station could look like

Inspiration for decorating your village

Bethany village

Inspiration for decorating your village

Here's an idea for decorating your village.

Bethany village

Here's an idea for decorating your village.

Decor idea for Heroes VBS

Empty tomb

Decor idea for Heroes VBS

You can purchase this backdrop at AdventSource

Heroes Backdrop

You can purchase this backdrop at AdventSource

Victoria Falls; I like the cliffs from this one; I could use large cardboard and staple the wrinkled paper to it.

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Victoria Falls; I like the cliffs from this one; I could use large cardboard and staple the wrinkled paper to it.

Children’s ministries resources

Children's #Sabbath 2014 - The Road to Salvation. Download the program from Kids Ministry Ideas.

Children's #Sabbath 2014 - The Road to Salvation. Download the program from Kids Ministry Ideas.

7 Questions Every KidMin Leader Should Be Asking

7 Questions Every Kidmin Leader Needs To Ask Themselves To Grow - Orange Leaders

I am a question junkie! I’ve never met a question I didn’t like. Why? That’s simple: Questions make you think, questions make you evaluate and questions make you grow. I’ve also come to see questions cause you to learn as well as being a first step to change! In my opinion, there is no such …

Finger Painting With God Preschool Ministry Curriculum

Finger Painting With God 4-Week Preschool Ministry Curriculum

Teach Preschoolers About Creation. With just paint and our fingers, we can make pictures of whatever we imagine. With just his voice, God created the world, the sky, the animals, and ME! Each week, preschoolers will have a chance to make finger paintings of the Creation story. Finger Painting with God Preschool Ministry Curriculum Overview: Memory Verse: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” - Genesis 1:1 (NIrV)Day, Night, Sky And Sea – God made the light, the day and…

Whether you’re looking for resource providers, idea generators, organizational tools, or ways to keep current with media, our list has you covered.

Top-25 Websites for Children's Ministers

We’ve picked our 25 favorite websites for resource providers, idea generators, organizational tools, or ways to keep current with media.

Talking With God 4-Week Preschool Ministry Curriculum

Teach Preschoolers to Pray. When we pray, we are talking to God, just like we talk to mommy and daddy. We can thank God for things he's given us, ask him for help, and talk to him when we're scared. Talking with God Preschool Ministry Curriculum Overview: Memory Verse: “Never stop praying.” - 1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NIrV)Thank God – Little Ones will learn that they can thank God for all the great things he has done for them. Luke 17:11-19, Jesus Heals Ten MenAsk For Help – Little Ones will…

Children's Story Ideas

Seasonal Elementary Preteen Object Lesson: Corn Husking

Seasonal Elementary + Preteen Object Lesson: Corn Husking

Seasonal Elementary Preteen Object Lesson: Corn Husking

10 Sunday School Object Lessons [with videos] You Will Love So Much You'll Cry with Happiness...and Then Proceed to Use Every Last One Of Them - Better Bible Teachers

How about THAT title!?!! Object lessons are the stuff! I love them. They give you opportunity to do something fun during the story, they keep everyone’s attention, and the last reason is totally selfish…. When you finish an object lesson you often feel like a pretty good teacher for having pulled it off. Just saying… … 10 Sunday School Object Lessons [with videos] You Will Love So Much You’ll Cry with Happiness…and Then Proceed to Use Every Last One Of Them Read More »

20 Bible Object Lessons for Kids

20 Bible Object Lessons for Kids

These 20 Bible object lessons for kids should help equip you to teach scriptural truths to your children in meaningful ways that kids will really remember.

Walking on Raw Eggs - great object lesson for demonstrating strength in numbers

Walking on Raw Eggs

Walking on Raw Eggs - great object lesson for demonstrating strength in numbers

The Samaritan woman at the well bible object lesson

The Samaritan Woman at the Well Bible Object Lesson

Jesus did some unconventional actions while He was here on earth. One of those events included speaking to the Samaritan woman at the well. Why did Jesus do this? Use a glass of water to teach children about the Living Water.

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Seasonal Elementary Preteen Object Lesson: Corn Husking

Seasonal Elementary + Preteen Object Lesson: Corn Husking

Seasonal Elementary Preteen Object Lesson: Corn Husking

10 Sunday School Object Lessons [with videos] You Will Love So Much You'll Cry with Happiness...and Then Proceed to Use Every Last One Of Them - Better Bible Teachers

How about THAT title!?!! Object lessons are the stuff! I love them. They give you opportunity to do something fun during the story, they keep everyone’s attention, and the last reason is totally selfish…. When you finish an object lesson you often feel like a pretty good teacher for having pulled it off. Just saying… … 10 Sunday School Object Lessons [with videos] You Will Love So Much You’ll Cry with Happiness…and Then Proceed to Use Every Last One Of Them Read More »

Kindness Sidewalk chalk

A blog about our project Word Rocks. We share rocks with positive words write on them all around the world.

With some DIY spray chalk paint, a stencil template and an idea, your kids can create their own (washable!) guerrilla art! This isn't just outdoor fun - its a great lesson in activism! #diykids #kidscrafts #chalkDIY #sidewalkchalk #artforkids

Change: Share Messages of Love with Chalk Art Paint

In the grand tradition of activists & artists who have gone before us, we decided to LITERALLY take our messages to the streets with DIY chalk art paint

Divine Diva Inspiration: Sidewalk Chalk Project Inspiring The World One Quote At A Time

Sidewalk Chalk Project Inspiring The World One Quote At A Time

Hello Divine Diva’s Well if you haven’t guessed by now, I just love writing about people and things that inspire me and if I come across someone or something that inspires me, I get super excited and want to share it here with you. Today I want to tell you about a site I found on Face Book called Sidewalk Chalk Project. Sidewalk Chalk Project was started by a woman named Susan who was going through a severe depression. She lost a job that she really cared about, got divorced for the second…

Free Face Mask Sewing Pattern & Tutorial, Free Sewing Pattern, Medical Face Mask Mask with filter — Little Stitch Studio

Learn how to sew a double-layer face mask with wire. Three variations to make a face mask with elastic, how to make a face mask with ties, how to make a face mask with pocket for filter or shield. Step by step cloth face mask tutorial and free pattern. Face masks are hard to come by and it seems t

Kindess Rocks With A Free Printable

"I am excited to share two ways to make darling kindness rocks. The first way is a little bit more difficult than than the second because it involves more detail with the paintbrush. However, it is prettttttty easy peasy and I believe in you! You can do it. The black and white rocks are one of my favorite rock creations ever, you could totally use these as a kids craft in the classroom, at a party, or at camp. Half the fun is in distributing them around your community and spreading kindness…

Spread Love - how to paint kindness rocks

100+ Kindness Rock Painting Ideas & Sayings

Need more ideas for encouraging sayings or inspirational quotes to paint onto kindness rocks? Look no further! I have more than 100 inspirational rock painting ideas!

LFEEY 12x10ft Fairytale Medieval Tavern Backdrop Fantasy Retro Vintage Western Wooden Saloon Building Interior Photog...

LFEEY 12x10ft Fairytale Medieval Tavern Backdrop Fantasy Retro Vintage Western Wooden Saloon Building Interior Photography Background for Portraits Photo Studio Props

LFEEY 12x10ft Fairytale Medieval Tavern Backdrop Fantasy Retro Vintage Western Wooden Saloon Building Interior Photog...

This prayer activity is suitable for groups of children or even a whole congregation as long as you have enough bricks!  Have an adult or ch...

Lego (or Duplo) Prayers

This prayer activity is suitable for groups of children or even a whole congregation as long as you have enough bricks! Have an adult or ch...

The Craft Patch: Magnetic Quiet Book

Magnetic Quiet Book - The Craft Patch

The Craft Patch: Magnetic Quiet Book

Children's #Sabbath 2014 - The Road to Salvation. Download the program from Kids Ministry Ideas.

Children's #Sabbath 2014 - The Road to Salvation. Download the program from Kids Ministry Ideas.

7 Questions Every KidMin Leader Should Be Asking

7 Questions Every Kidmin Leader Needs To Ask Themselves To Grow - Orange Leaders

I am a question junkie! I’ve never met a question I didn’t like. Why? That’s simple: Questions make you think, questions make you evaluate and questions make you grow. I’ve also come to see questions cause you to learn as well as being a first step to change! In my opinion, there is no such …

Finger Painting With God Preschool Ministry Curriculum

Finger Painting With God 4-Week Preschool Ministry Curriculum

Teach Preschoolers About Creation. With just paint and our fingers, we can make pictures of whatever we imagine. With just his voice, God created the world, the sky, the animals, and ME! Each week, preschoolers will have a chance to make finger paintings of the Creation story. Finger Painting with God Preschool Ministry Curriculum Overview: Memory Verse: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” - Genesis 1:1 (NIrV)Day, Night, Sky And Sea – God made the light, the day and…

Whether you’re looking for resource providers, idea generators, organizational tools, or ways to keep current with media, our list has you covered.

Top-25 Websites for Children's Ministers

We’ve picked our 25 favorite websites for resource providers, idea generators, organizational tools, or ways to keep current with media.

Talking With God 4-Week Preschool Ministry Curriculum

Teach Preschoolers to Pray. When we pray, we are talking to God, just like we talk to mommy and daddy. We can thank God for things he's given us, ask him for help, and talk to him when we're scared. Talking with God Preschool Ministry Curriculum Overview: Memory Verse: “Never stop praying.” - 1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NIrV)Thank God – Little Ones will learn that they can thank God for all the great things he has done for them. Luke 17:11-19, Jesus Heals Ten MenAsk For Help – Little Ones will…