Matching Game Bible Activities for Children

Matching games are great for developing memory recall while also reviewing key elements of the relevant Bible story. Here's how the match game works. Shuffle eight pairs of tiles and lay them facedown on a table or solid surface. Explain that each child will take turns to turn over two tiles. If you have a match, you get to remove it from the "board" and try again. If you don't have a match, your turn is over. Whoever has the most tiles at the end of the game wins. These match game activities highlight various Bible situations and themes. Click on the picture or title of an activity in the list below to be taken to a web page where you can download it.

God Made the Animals Match Game

This free, printable match game activity, based on Genesis 1:20-25, will help kids learn that all animals were made by God for His purposes. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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God Made the Plants Match Game

Plants are one of God’s most important creations. They can provide food for us, but they also support creation in other ways, as well as add beauty to all of creation. This fun word tiles activity will help children remember the importance of plants and how God created plants for us.

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David Was King Match Game

This free, printable match game activity, based on 2 Samuel 9:1-13, will help kids learn the value of generosity. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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Nehemiah and the Wall Match Game

This free, printable match game, based on the story of Nehemiah, will encourage kids to serve the Lord and work for Him. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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God’s People Wandered in the Wilderness Match Game

When the Israelites disobeyed God there were severe consequences. For forty years they wandered in the wilderness before reaching their new home. This match game will help children remember the importance of trusting in the Lord.

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God’s People Enslaved in Egypt Match Game

After Joseph died, the Hebrew people were enslaved by the new king of Egypt. This match game activity will help children remember that God was with the Israelites even during this sad time in their history. Sad times will come in our lives as well, but God is always with us.

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God Sent A Great Flood Match Game

When mankind became corrupted in Genesis 7, God sent a great flood as judgment. Of all the people, only Noah found grace in God’s eyes. This match game will help children remember that evil is punished but God is gracious.

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God Made a Promise To Noah Match Game

God made an important promise in Genesis 9 when He set His rainbow in the sky as a sign of His promise to Noah that He would never again destroy the world with a flood. This match game will help kids remember that God always keeps His promises.

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Jacob Deceived Isaac Match Game

In Genesis 27 Jacob makes a bad choice to deceive his father. This choice affects Jacob’s entire family for years to come. This match game activity will help children understand the importance of honesty.

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