Plastic Wrap Bible Fun

Bible Fun

This past Sunday went fantastic in my children’s Bible classes with some Bible fun. Why? Because they had FUN! Our lesson was about Jesus being tempted in the wilderness; but you can use this activity for ANY lesson.

Remember the game at Christmas everyone was playing where tons of mini gifts were wrapped in a ball of cellophane? It was passed around a circle for everyone to unwrap the cellophane until they came to a prize that they kept and then passed the ball on. It continued until all the prizes, or gifts, were unwrapped and claimed.

I simply used this idea for a Bible lesson and the kids had a blast. I had my lesson and divided it into sections. Then I selected toys and candy prizes. If the toy related to the lesson I used it as it was. For instance, I had a prayer rock for turning rocks into bread. For other parts of the lesson that I did not have a toy for, I printed a picture that related and glued it to candy (and gum). Then, as the kids unwrapped, we would stop at each item and tell that part of the story. We made it through the entire ball of cellophane with excitement and anticipation…what was coming up next! (Just remember to wrap your items up backward so the last item is wrapped first.)

 

 

 

 

 

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Courtney Kirk
Courtney Kirk serves as the K-5 Children’s Ministry Coordinator for the Leander Church of Christ in Texas. She is an author and speaker equipping teachers and ministry leaders of small churches with classroom tools, techniques and an understanding of how kids learn best in order to create an excitement and love for God in them. (RaiseKidsForChrist.com)