Category Archives: Bible Characters

Noah and The Ark- Act It Out

Looking for a fun way to teach the story of Noah and the Ark, try acting it out. First begin by reading the story out of a children’s bible. Second, have each child pick the animal they want to be. … Continue reading

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Love is….According to the Bible

Love is spending time with your kids to go on a nature walk or some kind of a hike together. Remember Jesus (who is our love source) was able to spend time with his disciples when they were walking around to … Continue reading

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What is love? According to the Bible

We are now beginning to embark on a series of blogs that discuss what is love and how kids perceive love.  I am going to look at some different ways that Jesus showed love and also how parents can show … Continue reading

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Veggie Tales

VeggieTales movies are a great way to teach your children values as well as Bible stories through silly, fun, and clean movies.  As a child I used to watch them and I loved them and still remember many of the … Continue reading

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HEBREWS MADE SIMPLE

Looking for a fun way to teach your kids about the Bible book called Hebrews? Why not check out a new Bible storybook called Hooked On The Book. It is the story of a young boy name Patrick and his … Continue reading

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Kids Activity: Jacob’s Ladder

“And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.” Genesis 28: 10-20 tells the story of Jacob’s dream of angels … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Samuel Speaks With God

1 Samuel 3 tells the Bible story of how Samuel was sleeping when suddenly he heard a voice speak to him.  He thought it was Eli so he ran to Eli’s room but Eli said he did not call him … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Jonathan And David

David and Saul’s son, Jonathan, were great friends, but when Saul started trying to kill David, Jonathan and David made a pack with each other. 1 Samuel 20 tells the story of how the two men set up a plan … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Paper Chain Snake

Need a snake to reenact the story of the fall of man? DLTK has provided an easy yet interesting craft for making one.  And it really require very little effort.  All you need is paper (colors green, yellow, and red), tape, … Continue reading

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Kids Craft: Zacchaeus In A Tree

                More Ketchup Please has provided this wonderful craft to help children understand the story of Zacchaeus and his encounter with Jesus.  It is especially fun because it allows children to use their own … Continue reading

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Kids Story: John The Baptist, Part Of The Christmas Story

As we begin the Christmas story, a miraculous and incredible story that leads into Jesus birth is the birth of John the Baptist.  Luke 1 tells of how Zachariah had a vision that God would bless Elizabeth with a child, … Continue reading

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Making the Bible Come Alive: Jesus Movies

  Helping kids understand that the stories in the Bible are alive and real is essential.  Youtube.com  has a wonderful collection of Bible story movies.  They are simply done and yet they really make the stories that we have heard easy … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 21 – Aaron

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Aaron? Context (Exodus thru Deuteronomy):  Aaron was Moses’ older brother.  He was used by God to be a spokesperson on behalf of Moses. Aaron was also the first … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids The Biblical Value Of Hard Work

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 8 – Abraham

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Abraham? Context (Genesis 11-25):  Abram (later named Abraham) was born to Terah in Ur and traveled to Haran.  By faith he followed God’s leading to go the Canaan.  … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 7 – Ishmael

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Ishmael? Context (Genesis 16, 17):  Sarai (Sarah) was old and had not given Abram (Abraham) any children.  So instead of trusting God, she gave her servant Hagar to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 6 – Melchizedek

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Melchizedek? Context (Genesis 14:18-20):  Melchizedek is very mysterious.  He was not a Jew, but he still worshipped God.  He was the king of Salem and a priest of … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 5 – Lot

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Lot? Context (Genesis 11-14; 19):  Lot was Abraham’s nephew and traveled with Abraham to a new land.  Because their herds were so big, Abraham and Lot chose to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 48 – Absalom

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Absalom? Context(2 Samuel 13-19):  Absalom was the eldest son of king David. As we have seen over and over in the Bible, when a father does not train … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Key Life Learnings from 100 Biblical Characters: No. 47 – Nathan

What practical key life learnings can we glean from the life of Nathan? Context (2 Samuel 7 – 1 Kings 1):  Nathan is one of my favorite Bible prophets and as a result we named our son Nathan.  Nathan’s name … Continue reading

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