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).

God Made a Promise to Abraham Large Jigsaw Puzzle

In Genesis 15, God made a very important promise to Abraham. He promised that Abraham and Sarah would have a son. It took faith for Abraham and Sarah to believe this promise because they were very old and had never had any children. It was God’s plan to restore humanity and creation through a miraculous…

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Jesus Healed 10 Lepers Word Search

The story of Jesus healing ten lepers, found in Luke 17, is a wonderful example of the many miracles Jesus performed and the importance of thanking God for his blessings, but it’s not just about gratitude. In Luke 17:11-19, we read about 10 men who asked Jesus to heal them. Jesus told them to go show themselves…

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Abraham Shared With Lot Large Jigsaw Puzzle

In Genesis 13, we read that it became necessary for Lot and Abraham to go separate ways. Their cattle herds had grown so much that the land could not hold all of the cattle and, as a result, conflict was breaking out between the workers keeping their herds. Rather than allow the conflict to continue,…

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God Helped Gideon To Be Courageous Word Search

Gideon was a judge in Israel before there was a king; during the period of the Judges. (Gideon was one of the Judges.) The people of God had sinned and God allowed them to be oppressed by their enemies. God called Gideon to help and, although he was reluctant, God used Gideon to free Israel…

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The Fall of Jericho Hidden Pictures Activity

After Moses died, Joshua became the new leader of the Israelite people. Would God be with Joshua and bless him as He had with Moses? God had promised to be with Joshua (Joshua chapter 1). Now the battle of Jericho would be the first test of Joshua’s leadership. Indeed, God was faithful to His promise…

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Where Was Jesus? Crossword Puzzle

We don’t know much about Jesus’ childhood. We do know that when Jesus was 12, He and His family went to Jerusalem for the Passover festival. On the way home, Mary and Joseph noticed Jesus was missing and returned to look for Him. They found Jesus in the temple complex talking with the teachers there.…

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God Gave Strength to Samson Word Search

In Judges 13–16, we learn that God had given Samson great strength which Samson used to defeat Israel’s enemies. If the Old Testament had a super hero, it would be Samson. But Samson’s strength came from the Lord, not his suit, or a specially evolved ability, or something from another planet. When Samson acted foolishly,…

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God Guided Abraham Large Jigsaw Puzzle

The story of Abraham and Sarah traveling to a new land is a wonderful story of faith. In  Genesis 12, God called Abraham (Abram) and told him to move from his homeland (Haran) to a new land (Canaan). This place would be far from his family and friends, but God promised He would bless Abraham…

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Jesus Taught About Prayer Coded Words

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus took time to teach his disciples many things. One of the most important things he shared was a model prayer for them (and us) to follow in Matthew 6. Jesus did not want his followers to pray like the Pharisees prayed, showing off in order to be seen…

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