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10 Commandments Craft Ideas and Games That Kids Will Enjoy

10 commandments craft ideas

When you’re preparing a kidmin lesson on the Ten Commandments, loads of creative options exist for supplementing the material. In fact, it’s a snap to make your Sunday school class, children’s church, or VBS session extra fun and memorable. Simply use these 10 Commandments craft ideas, games, and activities for a “thou shalt enjoy” adventure!

Students will learn Scripture and discover why God’s followers strive to obey his laws.

10 Commandments Craft Ideas and Games: 10 Ideas to Try

Games

Playing active games at the beginning of a lesson helps children engage (and burn off some energy). Meanwhile, playing games at the end of a lesson, when time allows, reinforces what students have learned.

1. Cup Knock Down

For this active game, the teacher or leader calls out commandments one at a time. Players then take turns trying to knock down a cup that represents that particular law.

2. Tablet Water Painting

10 Commandments for kids

Tactile learners will love this activity. And teachers will love how mess-free it actually is. Simply have young kids “paint” flat rocks with water. They can either free paint or trace words of Scripture. Just write a commandment (or a few words from it) on the rock ahead of time, in white crayon.

3. 10 Commandments for Kids Bingo

10 Commandments for kids

After a lesson about the Ten Commandments, use these free printable bingo cards to play a fun wrap-up game.

Crafts

4. Make Your Own Tablets

10 Commandments for kids

Creative children’s ministry workers use all kinds of supplies and props for a lesson on God giving Moses the law. But we especially love this innovative idea: “boogie boards” from the dollar store!

5. A “Handy” Craft

10 Commandments for kids

With this clever craft, children use their 10 fingers to remember each of the 10 Commandments.

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