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Armor of God for Kids: 50 Ways to Teach This Bible Lesson

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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!

Free Printable Package: “Armor of God” Coloring Pages

Download and print these coloring pages. They reinforce a lesson about putting on the full armor of God from Ephesians 6.

Free Coloring Page from Sermons4kids.com

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

Free Skateboarder Coloring Page from Sermons4kids.com

A young girl is on a skateboard with this Scripture: “Put on the full armor of God.” Ephesians 6:11-17

Coloring Page for Younger Kids from ColoringHome.com

A young boy wears all the armor labeled. Ephesians 6:11-18 is featured.

Coloring Page for Older Kids from KidsSundaySchool.com

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

8-Week Children’s Curriculum from Children’s Ministry Deals

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.

Protective Gear Sunday School Lesson from Sermons4Kids.com

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?

5 Free Kids’ Lessons on Ephesians 6

Teach kids to be on guard spiritually. This Bible study includes printable word search, coloring page, Scripture reading and discussion, class exercises, and application.

Are You Dressed? from FutureFlyingSaucers.com

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.

7 Lessons on Each Part of the Armor

These lessons are very user-friendly. They include teacher preparation tips, plus Scripture reading suggestions.

Armor Sunday School Lesson from Childrensministry.com

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

Free Printable: “Armor of God” Game

Players collect all the pieces of the Armor of God while learning what they represent. Use it to introduce or review this  topic.

The Belt of Truth Game for Kids from BibleBaton.com

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.

Free Armor Bingo Game from Childrensministrydeals.com

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.

Multiple Reinforcement Activities from Sermons4Kids.com

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.

Crossword Puzzle from Sermons4Kids.com

Eight words are pulled from Ephesians 6. Use this crossword to fill time before or after the lesson.

Decoder Game from Sermons4kids.com

Kids decode the letters by using numbers to reinforce the Scripture and commit it to memory.

Cloze from Sermons4kids.com

This fill-in-the-blank worksheet helps children learn the Scripture.

Word Search from Sermons4kids.com

Kids search for 20 words from Ephesians 6.