Activities Considered Appropriate for Non-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 non-readers or children typically in preschool. Keep in mind that many of these activities will also be appropriate for readers. Some activities, like Bible story summaries, assume the parent is able to read the story to the child.

Jesus and the Children Jigsaw Puzzle

It can be easy for children to think that Jesus and church are mainly for adults. Does Jesus see the simple but real needs of a child? Does He welcome their prayers and hear their concerns? Of course He does, and this jigsaw puzzle, based on the story found in Mark 10:13-16, affirms that Jesus…

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God Made A Promise to Noah Large Jigsaw Puzzle

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 the earth with a great flood, Noah, his family, and the animals emerged from the ark, and Noah worshiped God. God then promised Noah He never again would destroy the…

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Joseph and His Family Jigsaw Puzzle

The Book of Genesis dedicates a significant amount of space to one of the Patriarchs named Joseph. As a young man, Joseph had been sold into slavery by his brothers, but he remained faithful to God despite being treated unfairly. Eventually, he became an important leader in Egypt, where people were coming to get food.…

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Jesus Taught About Forgiveness Match Game

In the story of the lost son (the Prodigal Son) Jesus taught about God’s forgiveness and the abundant love of our heavenly Father. The Father’s great forgiveness was born of His great love for His son, even though His son had been unfaithful and irresponsible. It’s really a story about God’s love for Israel even…

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Shepherds Told About Jesus Jigsaw Puzzle

According to Luke 2:8-20, on the night of Jesus’ birth there were humble shepherds watching their sheep in the fields nearby Bethlehem. A host of angels suddenly appeared to these shepherds and told them of the Messiah’s birth. Excited, they went quickly to find the baby. They were anxious to see the King they had…

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God Sent A Great Flood Large Jigsaw Puzzle

We first read about sin coming into the world in Genesis 3 when Adam and Eve ate the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. The chapters following that story reveal the pervasive and damaging impact of sin in the world. All this builds up to God providing a solution to…

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Mary’s Story Match Game

Luke 1:26-56 tells us the Angel Gabriel appeared to a young woman named Mary. Gabriel announced that she would have a special baby—Jesus, the Messiah! This happened before Mary and Joseph were married and teaches that Jesus was special, not just because He was the Messiah, but because He was conceived miraculously by the power…

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Joseph Helped the King Jigsaw Puzzle

The story of Joseph in Genesis is significant both for its message(s) and length. The story helps us understand how the people of Israel got to Egypt, but also gives us insight into the life of this incredible man. Even though he’d been mistreated by his brothers and by others, Joseph acted with integrity and…

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The Wise Men’s Story Match Game

The story of the wise men, or Magi, traveling to visit the child Jesus is a familiar story found in Matthew chapter 2. The story is filled with drama and intrigue and reveals how evil the world was (and is) into which Jesus was born. What a study in contrasts! One the one hand, it…

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