This is a list of verses that reference mothers. The list isn’t exhaustive, but it does represent ways “mother” is used or how mothers are perceived in the Bible. We have grouped the verses and have provided some brief commentary that may be helpful.
Activities Considered Appropriate for Grade Schoolers (Readers)
Kids vary in their abilities to do certain types of activities as well as in their interests. We've tried to identify activities based on a child's reading ability. The activities below should be appropriate for readers or children typically in grade school. Keep in mind that many activities for non-readers (preschool) will also be usable for readers (grade schoolers).
This Scripture page, based on Psalm 69:30-31, is a Bible verse you can have fun with. The text says, “I will… exalt Him with thanksgiving. That will please Yahweh more than an ox.” Ask your kids if they know where you can get an ox for God. 🙂
Children love coded words activities and this one, based on Jeremiah 32:17, will remind kids that “God is Creator and, therefore, powerful.” We do not proclaim a weak or powerless god who cannot help us.
Children love coded words activities and this one reinforces the promise of God’s presence and will encourage gratitude in kids as a result. Based on Matthew 28:20 (the Great Commission), this activity will remind kids that “Jesus is always with us.”
Children love coded words activities and this one will reinforce the fact of God’s provision and encourage gratitude as a result. Based on Deuteronomy 11:13-15, this activity will remind kids that “He provides when we are obedient.”
At one point, Elisha was hosted generously in the home of a gracious Shunammite couple. This illustration will help kids learn that hospitality and generosity please the Lord.
This Stephen Was Brave Coloring Page shows Stephen just before he was stoned by the crowd. Stephen’s story will help kids understand that faith has a cost but the presence of Jesus gives courage in any circumstance.
This Stephen Was Brave Teaching Picture shows Stephen just before he was stoned by the crowd. Stephen’s story will help kids understand that faith has a cost but the presence of Jesus always gives courage.
This Philip Told About Jesus Coloring Page will help children better understand what happened in this story and encourage kids to be obedient to Jesus just like Philip was. This coloring page can be used in a Sunday School, classroom or homeschool setting.
This Peter Preached with Boldness Coloring Page shows Peter and John before the Sanhedrin proclaiming Jesus, based on the story found in Acts3 & 4. This free coloring page can be used at home or in a class setting like Sunday School.