Coded Word Bible Activities for Children

A coded word puzzle is one in which symbols, often numbers, are used to represent letters. A key is provided, and working the puzzle involves replacing the symbols with appropriate letters to determine the words or the message the symbols represent. Kids have great fun working these puzzles! Select an activity by clicking the appropriate title.

Esther and the King Coded Words

This free, printable coded words activity, based on Esther 5:1-2, will help kids learn the story of Esther and the value of trusting the Lord to protect us. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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The Prodigal Son Coded Words

This coded words activity, based on Luke 15:11-31, will help kids learn about the love and forgiveness of our heavenly father. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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Zacchaeus Coded Words

This printable coded words puzzle, based on Luke 19:1-10, will help children see that Jesus loves all people and will make a difference in the lives of those who will trust him. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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Peter’s Rescue Coded Words

This printable code words activity, based on Acts 12:1-10, illustrates Peter’s rescue and will help kids learn that it costs something to obey God, but God takes care of everyone who is faithful to Him. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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An Angel Visited Joseph Coded Words

This printable about the angel’s visit to Joseph will remind kids that when God wants us to know something special, He’ll reveal it in an unmistakable way. It can be used in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School.

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Wise Men’s Christmas Adventure Secret Code

Working this secret code puzzle, your kids will have a chance to become even more familiar with the wise men’s story.

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Jesus Calmed the Storm Secret Code

What were some of the key elements surrounding the miracle Jesus performed when He calmed the storm? This secret code puzzle not only highlights six such elements; it also points to a core Biblical teaching. Sharpen your pencils!

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God Protected Baby Moses Secret Code

Let your kids work this coded word puzzle, and they’ll be even more familiar with the story of God’s protecting Moses as an infant.

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The Tower of Babel Coded Words

Let your kids work this interesting and fun coded words puzzle, and they’ll be more likely to remember the essential elements of the event, as well as an important principle arising from it.

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