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).

Puppets For Samuel Followed God

In 1 Samuel 8:1-9 and 10:1&9, we read a significant story about the time when the elders in Israel complained to Samuel and asked that they be given a king. This was during the time when Israel was a loose confederation of tribes. God gave them “Judges” when they were needed, but there was no…

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John 3:16 Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet

This Write the Bible Phrase worksheet calls for kids to write John 3:16 as translated in the Holman Christian Standard Bible. The entire verse reads, “For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.” John…

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Word Search for Samuel Followed God

In 1 Samuel 8:1-9; 10:1&9 we read the important story about how the elders in Israel complained to Samuel and asked that they be given a king. Neither God nor Samuel were happy that the people had asked Samuel to give them a king, but God told Samuel to do as they had requested. God…

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Puppets for Jesus Walked on Water

Jesus did many amazing things during His ministry. One of these amazing actions was walking on water! In Mark 6, we read that Jesus performed a breathtaking miracle when He walked upon the water to reach His disciples who were in a boat crossing the Sea of Galilee. Water plays an important role in Old…

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Abraham Had A Son Large Jigsaw Puzzle

The story of the conception and birth of Isaac, found in Genesis 18, is hugely important in God’s unfolding story. It was through Isaac that God demonstrated His people, Abraham’s descendants, would be a miraculous people who were born as a result of God’s power, not human capacity. God had promised that Abraham would give…

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Jesus Healed A Woman With A Crooked Back Match Game

In Luke 13:10-17, Jesus healed a woman who had been bent over due to a problem in her back for over for 18 years. A synagogue leader was upset that Jesus performed the miracle on the Sabbath. Healing or performing a miracle was considered “working” and wasn’t, therefore, allowed on the Sabbath. But Jesus corrected…

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Puppets for God Made a Promise to Noah

In Genesis 8 and 9, God made one of His most important promises to Noah and to all the people of the earth. After destroying other living things in the world with a great flood, Noah, his family, and the animals emerged from the ark and worshiped God. God then promised Noah He would never…

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Acts 8:35 Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet

We learn about the birth of the early church and the rapid spread of God’s Kingdom in the Book of Acts. One of the great characters we encounter when we read the Book of Acts is Philip. Philip was chosen by the church to serve in the important distribution to the widows after there was…

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Joseph’s Special Coat Coded Words

The story of Joseph, found in Genesis 37, tells how Israel (formerly Jacob, Abraham’s Grandson) gave his favorite son, Joseph, a special coat. This obvious favoritism angered his brothers and began an important chain of events in Joseph’s life. Apart from revealing the obvious negative implications of favoritism within a family, the story also sets…

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