God’s Word is very clear: We need the armor of God for kids to stand during spiritual battle. And God has given us everything we need to stand strong. Sometimes, though, teaching about the armor to children can be scary for them.
That’s why we found 50 of the best ideas to teach the armor of God for kids (Ephesians 6:10-18). You’ll find coloring pages, videos, lessons, crafts, games, devotions, and more here!
50 Ideas to Teach the Armor of God for Kids
Armor of God for Kids: Coloring Pages
These coloring pages are good for kids of all ages (unless noted). Best of all, most of them are free!
Download and print these coloring pages. They reinforce a lesson about putting on the full armor of God from Ephesians 6.
A young boy stands in the full armor with this Scripture: “Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” Ephesians 6:11
A young girl is on a skateboard with this Scripture: “Put on the full armor of God.” Ephesians 6:11-17
A young boy wears all the armor labeled. Ephesians 6:11-18 is featured.
Kids color a Roman soldier wearing the different pieces of armor. Then they match the items to descriptions found in Ephesians 6.
Armor of God for Kids: Sunday School Lessons
In Ephesians 6, Paul presents the image of the full Armor of God. Using stories throughout the Bible, along with funny skits about a knight and his armor bearer, kids will see each piece of armor at work. They’ll also complete their own miniature set of armor using the craft activities.
Just as we need protective gear in skateboarding, we also need protection in life. The Bible calls it the armor of God. What kind of protection does it offer?
Teach kids to be on guard spiritually. This Bible study includes printable word search, coloring page, Scripture reading and discussion, class exercises, and application.
We teach children to get dressed each morning. But do we teach them to put on spiritual clothes? The armor of God is something we should habitually think about. This lesson will help you teach about the different parts of God’s armor and what to do with it.
These lessons are very user-friendly. They include teacher preparation tips, plus Scripture reading suggestions.
Use this lesson with kids of all ages. It’s from the Kids’ Travel Guide to the Armor of God.
Armor of God for Kids: Games and Activities
Players collect all the pieces of the Armor of God while learning what they represent. Use it to introduce or review this topic.
Use a few simple supplies to create a unique game. It will help kids remember what the Bible says about the Belt of Truth. Plus, they’ll love this hands-on method of reviewing biblical truth! And you’ll love how easy it is to set up this activity.
This fun, printable Armor of God BINGO game has 20 cards plus a leaders sheet. The center tile on every card has Ephesians 6:10-18 and takes the place of a FREE space.
Activities include Armor Racing, where children run around a designated area. They try to find the various armor pictures the teacher has hidden. Children then tape that piece of armor to their clothing, in the correct spot. Last one to do so is out.
Eight words are pulled from Ephesians 6. Use this crossword to fill time before or after the lesson.
Kids decode the letters by using numbers to reinforce the Scripture and commit it to memory.
This fill-in-the-blank worksheet helps children learn the Scripture.
Kids search for 20 words from Ephesians 6.