Types of Free Printable Bible Activities for Kids
Sunday School Zone provides a number of different types of free, printable activities that you can use to teach children the Bible or enhance your current Bible teaching efforts. They are great for use in a homeschool setting, one-on-one, or in a classroom setting like Sunday School or a Christian school. They’re also used as teaching aids in the Bible lessons for kids we provide on the site. The types of activities we provide are listed below with a basic description. Most types have subgroups that are also identified.
Bible coloring pages are designed for use with crayons or colored pencils. Bible Coloring pages are a fun way for children to learn about important Bible concepts and characters. These pages include simple coloring pages, color by number, and connect the dot activities. In many cases a simple Bible lesson is provided for each coloring page along with the appropriate Bible text.
The printable Bible Bookmarks provided on SundaySchoolZone.com are professionally-designed bookmarks with a Bible verse, phrase, or truth on them. They make wonderful gifts to send with the children when the class is over to serve as a reminder of the Bible story. Each 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheet typically has three or four bookmarks on it. A simple Bible lesson typically is provided with each Bible bookmark along with the corresponding Bible text.
Bible crafts are activities that require cutting, gluing and/or additional resources such as tape, craft sticks, and yarn. Handprint crafts are especially popular and fun for children. Kids love crafts and they’ll enjoy these as they learn about God’s Word at the same time. In many cases a simple Bible lesson is provided with each craft activity.
These activities are professionally-designed worksheets intended to be completed with pencils, but do not involve writing or require reading. These fun activities are great for younger children and include hidden items, mazes, and spot-the-differences activities. In many cases a simple Bible lesson is provided with each pencil activity along with the appropriate Bible text so you can reinforce the Bible story as the child completes the activity.
Puzzles and games are printable activities that involve observing and/or memory recall. These are great to encourage kids to focus on or study a story or verse and include jigsaw puzzles, matching games, and flash cards. In many cases, a simple Bible lesson is provided with each puzzle or game.
Scripture pages are professionally-designed sheets with a Bible verse or phrase on them. These colorful posters are great for kids to place on a wall or mirror as reminders and work especially well if you’re trying to help your kids memorize particular verses or phrases or learn an important lesson. Each is designed to be printed on standard 8 1/2 x 11 paper. A simple Bible lesson typically is provided with each scripture page as well as the appropriate Bible text.
Word activities involve the use of specific words in activities such as Word Scrambles, Word Line Ups, Word Searches, Word Tiles, Coded Words, Crossword Puzzles, and Write the Bible Phrase worksheets. They’re good for readers of any level to review Bible stories while having a great time! In many cases, a simple Bible lesson is provided with each puzzle or game.