Bible Reference: Genesis 9:1-17
- Yarns (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet)
- Cotton balls
- Review the lesson on Noah and how God saved him and his family.
Next, read the Bible verse and explain that God promised never to send
a great flood to destroy the earth again. Tell the children that God
made a rainbow to prove this promise.
- Cut yarns of different lengths with violet as the shortest and red the longest.
- Glue the yarns on the cardboard, arranging them in such a way that they form a rainbow.
- Glue cotton balls above the rainbow to serve as clouds.
- Draw birds flying and a sun using crayons.
- Prepare beforehand a picture or drawing of a rainbow. Children need a guide to arrange the different colors of the rainbow.
- Children can use glitter glue instead of yarns.
Planting in the Field of the Spirit
Bible Reference: Galatians 6:8-10
- One empty margarine tub
- Water colors
- Felt pens
- Read the Bible verse and discuss examples of plants and their fruits.
- After the lesson, explain to the children why they should do good deeds and what rewards await them in doing so.
- Tell the children to get their empty margarine tub. Make sure that the tubs are clean and dry.
- Ask them to paint their tub with their favorite color and let it dry.
- Once dried, tell them to draw objects or shapes using their felt pens.
- Teach the children how to take care of plants by letting them bring a plant to school and put it in their improvised pot.
- Let the children take care of their plant by reminding them to water it regularly.
Bible Reference: I Corinthians 13
- Construction paper
- Colored pens
- Read the Bible verse and discuss what love is. Ask the children who their loved ones are and why they love them.
- After the lesson, let the pupil think of someone they want to say I
love you to. For example, their mother, father, brother, sister,
friend or even you!
- Ask the children to fold their construction paper into two to form a card.
- On the cover, let the children draw hearts of different sizes and color.
- Assist the children in writing "I Love You" inside the card.
- Let the children give the card to the person they want to say I love
you to. Tell them to also give the person a big hug and a kiss.
- Prepare heart cut outs with the words I love you written on each and
give them to your pupils. They will appreciate it and make them feel
that you love them.
The Garden of Eden
Bible Reference: Genesis 2:8-15
- Colored paper
- Read the Bible verse and describe to the children what the Garden of Eden looked like.
- Let them make trees, flowers, animals, and other living things by tearing their colored paper.
- Ask the children to glue them on a cardboard.
- You can also provide old magazines for the children to use instead of colored paper.
- Ask each child to show his/her work in front of the class and tell something about it.
Riches in Heaven
Bible Reference: Matthew 6:19-21
- Crystal beads
- Glitter glue
- Read the Bible verse to the children and discuss with them why it is important to lay treasures in heaven.
- Distribute small gift boxes for children to decorate. Tell them they're going to make their own treasure box.
- Let the children glue crystal beads around the box and make swirls using glitter glue.
- Ask them to tie a ribbon around their box to close it in place.
- Recycle old boxes and turn them into treasure boxes with your kids.
- Use beads and plastic jewels from old clothes.
The Two House Builders
Bible Reference: Matthew 7:24-27
- Drinking straw
- Popsicle sticks
- Read the Bible verse to the children. Discuss the verse by
differentiating the two kinds of house builders presented in the lesson.
- Using their straw, tell them to construct a house. This will represent the foolish man's house.
- To make the wise man's house,let the children construct a house made of popsicle sticks on their table.
- Tell the children to blow the houses to discover the difference between the two house builders and the houses they built.
- Show pictures of houses built on a strong foundation for pupils to see.
- Invite a carpenter to class and let him talk about the importance of building a house using a strong foundation.
Jonah and the Big Fish
Bible Reference: Jonah 1:17
- Felt pens
- Read the story of Jonah and discuss with the children why he was swallowed by the big fish.
- Tell the children to draw a very big fish on the cardboard. Let them color it in both sides and draw eyes and mouth.
- Punch a hole at the center. Insert the cord and tie it in both ends.
- Let the children hang their fish in the classroom or combine their finished products and make a mobile.
- Use the fish as a nametag by writing the child's name on it.
Preach the Gospel to All Parts of the World
Bible Reference: Matthew 28:16-20
- Styrofoam balls
- Water color
- Black felt pen
- Read the Bible verse for the day. Discuss witht the children that
before Jesus went up to heaven, He met with His disciples for final
instructions. One of these is to preach the gospel everywhere.
- Distribute the balls to each child. Tell them to draw different
shapes to represent continents and then color them brown or green.
- Let the children paint the rest of the ball blue to represent water.
- Bring a globe to class to guide children in their activity.
- Show them a map and teach them how to use it.
Bible Reference: Luke 19:1-10
- Felt pens
- Read the Bible verse and discuss the story of Zacchaeus with the children.
- Tell the children to draw a number 8 on the cardboard by making two big circles.
- Assist them in cutting the figure.
- Ask them to draw eyes, nose, and mouth on the upper portion. Cut pieces of yarn and glue them on top to serve as hair.
- For the feet, punch holes on the lower portion. Make sure that the fingers of the children can fit through the holes.
- You can glue the puppet on a popsicle stick instead of punching holes.
- Dress up your puppet by making paper clothes for it.
Bible Reference: Genesis 1:24-26
- Old magazines
- Stick glue/paste
- Bond paper
- Read the Bible verse to the children. Discuss with them the
different animals God created and how we should take care of them.
- Ask the children to think of their most favorite animal and draw its
outline on the bond paper. Make sure that their drawing covers almost
the whole paper.
- Using the scissors, let the children cut pages of old magazines into smaller pieces.
- Tell the children to glue/paste the pieces of paper within the outline of their favorite animal.
- You can use old newspapers instead of magazines.
- Use a puncher to form round pieces of paper which children can glue within their animal pattern.
The Lost Sheep
Bible Reference: Luke 15:1-7
- Cotton balls
- Paper plate
- Popsicle stick
- Colored pens
- Read the Bible verse to the children and explain the parable of the lost sheep.
- Give each child a paper plate. Tell them to draw a sheep's eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Get cotton balls and glue them on the paper plate without covering
the eyes, nose, and mouth. The cotton balls will serve as the sheep's
- Glue a popsicle at the back of the paper plate for the handle.
- Use shredded pieces of paper instead of cotton balls to cover the face of the sheep.
- The puppet can also be used as a fan.
Jesus Fed Five Thousand Men
Bible Reference: Matthew 14:13-21
- Fish cut-outs
- Bread cut-outs
- Bond paper
- Read the Bible verse and explain to the children how Jesus was able
to fed five thousand men with only five loaves of bread and two fish.
- Let the children draw a basket on a bond paper and color it.
- Put the pre-cut fish and loaves of bread on a box. As a review, call
on each child to come forward and get the right number of fish and
bread the boy in the story shared.
- Tell the children to glue or paste the fish and loaves of bread they got from the box.
- You can easily evaluate the performance of the children using this
activity by checking if they did get the right number of fish and
loaves of bread from the box.
- Real objects are the best visual aids. Bring a basket to school with two fish and five loaves of bread inside.