In the Parable of the Prodigal Son, Jesus taught us what it means to really forgive. This story illustration will help kids understand and remember this important Bible story. The illustration can be used in Sunday School, homeschool or a classroom setting.
Bible Lesson Activities About Forgiveness
To forgive means to cancel the debt an individual owes because he or she committed an offense. God is the ultimate Forgiver, and He forgives on the basis of Jesus' shed blood on the cross. People who have been forgiven by God are also to forgive others. The kids Bible lesson activities below highlight Bible stories in which forgiveness is an important theme. Even young children can begin to grasp the concept of forgiveness, as well as its importance.
The Story of the Forgiving King helps teach us why we should forgive others. We have been forgiven so much ourselves. This story illustration will help children to remember the great truths Jesus taught in this parable.
In Genesis 45, Joseph had reason to be angry with his older brothers, but Joseph chose the path of forgiveness and love rather than hatred and revenge. This story illustration, based on Genesis 45, encourages kids to forgive when others have hurt them.
Based on the amazing Old Testament story of Joseph forgiving his brothers after being enslaved by them, this craft will help teach children the importance of forgiveness by creating their own open arms “Forgiving Friend.”
This tissue paper craft, based on Jesus’ teaching on forgiveness found in Luke 15:11-31, will help children learn the story Jesus taught and remember the difference forgiveness can make in our lives. This is an important lesson kids need to learn at a young age.
This easy crown craft, based on Jesus’ parable told in Matthew 18:21-35, will give children the opportunity to role play and learn the story of the forgiving king where Jesus taught about the importance of forgiving in light of the forgiveness we have received from the Lord.
This Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet calls for kids to write, “Be kind and forgiving to one another.” This is an adaptation of Ephesians 4:32 and will help children remember the importance of forgiveness.
This free, printable coloring page, based on 2 Samuel 9:1-13, will help kids learn the value of generosity. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.
This free, printable children’s sermon, based on Genesis 45:1-15, can help teach kids that we should forgive as God has forgiven us. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.
This free, printable sermon picture, based on Genesis 45:1-15, can help teach kids that we should forgive as God has forgiven us. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.