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).

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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Jesus Healed a Man Who Could Not Walk Match Game

Jesus performed many miracles during His earthly ministry. These acts of compassion demonstrated that He was the promised Messiah of the Old Testament and was launching the long-awaited Kingdom of God in the world. Many were expecting the Kingdom of God to be simply a physical kingdom that offered physical prosperity and well-being. But God’s…

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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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