Spot the Differences Bible Activities

Spot the differences activities are great fun for kids and help children develop important skills while they review key elements of the Bible story. And, they're good for both readers and non-readers! These spot the differences activities highlight various Bible stories and situations. Each activity is completely free, is printable on standard paper, and comes with a key to make it easy for you as a parent or teacher to know if all of the differences have been found. Enjoy!

Paul’s Letter to Timothy Spot the Differences

This Bible activity for children shows Paul writing to his friend Timothy. Two pictures that look almost identical at first glance actually are different in 12 specific ways. How many of these differences can your children find? Answers are provided.

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Paul’s Escape Spot the Differences

After Paul became a Christian in Damascus, some of the people who had been Paul’s friends became his enemies and wanted to kill him. Some of Paul’s new friends—fellow Christians—helped him escape in the middle of the night. This spot-the-differences Bible activity shows what Paul’s escape in the middle of the night might have looked like.

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Mary and Martha Spot the Differences

This Bible activity for children is a spot-the-differences exercise between two pictures showing Jesus, Mary, and Martha. Can your children find all 14 differences? Answers are provided.

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Jesus Walked on Water Spot the Differences

This Bible activity for children and preschoolers gives them the challenge of finding 12 differences between two pictures of Jesus walking on the water. As they have fun finding the differences, they also will learn what happened and why Jesus was no ordinary man.

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Jesus Taught Forgiveness Spot the Differences

Let your children try to find all 12 differences between these two pictures, both of which show a loving father running to welcome his wayward son home. Can you spot all the differences? Can your children? See who can find them all first!

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Mary Showed Her Love for Jesus Spot the Differences

Your children will have a great deal of fun finding the 11 differences between these two pictures, both of which show Mary anointing Jesus’ feet with expensive oil. See if you can spot the differences yourself, then ask your children to help you if you can’t find them all!

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Peter and the Lame Man Spot the Differences

Give your children the opportunity to find the differences between these pictures, both of which show a man who is no longer lame leaping for joy as Peter and John look on. How many differences exist between the two? At least fifteen.

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Paul and Silas Spot the Differences

Spot the differences between these pictures that initially look identical. Twelve minor difference exist between the two—but in both pictures Paul and Silas have joyful expressions on their faces, even though they are in jail!

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Shepherds Told of Jesus Spot the Differences

This spot the differences activity is great fun for older preschoolers and younger children. Eleven differences exist between the two images. Several important things about the pictures are the same, however—one of them is that in both images, shepherds are worshiping the newborn Savior of the world!

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