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Beatitudes for Kids: 14 Ideas for Sunday School Lessons

Beatitudes for kids

Are you looking for teaching material about the Beatitudes for kids? Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount—and especially the Beatitudes in Matthew 5:3-11—is a great topic for Sunday school and children’s church. Kids of all ages can learn and apply the lessons in Jesus’ eight “Blessed are…” statements.

When preparing lessons on Beatitudes for kids, use age-appropriate wording and examples. For preschoolers and younger children, explain that “blessed” can mean “happy.” Also use real-life, kid-friendly examples for terms such as “meek” and “righteousness.” For older kids, describe different types of persecution Christians can face for their beliefs.

To help you prepare lessons on Beatitudes for kids, we’ve gathered a variety of resources. Use them to bring Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount to life for little learners. And  share your favorite Beatitudes resources in the comments below!

14 Resources on Beatitudes for Kids

Check out these Sunday school lessons, activities, crafts and more. Adapt the material to help you teach lessons on Jesus’ Beatitudes for children.

1. Beatitudes: Recipe for Happiness

Use this recipe object lesson from Sermons4Kids to explain Jesus’ Beatitudes to younger children.

2. Bee-Attitudes for Children

Sunday school students will enjoy this message. Plus, they’ll learn where to find true happiness.

3. Trust in the Lord

Help young children discover that trusting in Jesus leads to happiness and blessings.

4. Searching for Happiness

This children’s sermon about the Beatitudes is based on Luke 6:17-26.

5. Kids Lesson on the Beatitudes

What in the world is the Hamburger of Happiness? Find out in this resource.

6. Biblical Beatitudes

This site is filled with kid-friendly explanations about Jesus’ teachings.

7. Interactive Beatitudes Resources

Children will enjoy—and learn from—these creative activities.