The links provided here all lead to other web sites. They are
provided in the hope that they will be useful in your research. They
are from various religious groups and I take no responsibility for
the accuracy or doctrine of the content.
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MSSS Crafts &
This site indexes the material
available on the web by the lesson's topic. A terrific resource.
Doesn't always have lessons per se, but categorizes the
resources for you.
This curriculum covers EVERY story you
could imagine. Very thorough. Lesson worksheets always include: coloring page, a
crossword (with bible verses as the questions) and a maze (2 different pages
with different levels of difficulty), and a walk-through the lesson with
multiple choice, fill-in the blank, etc. always based on the scripture. These
are great reinforcements because they only rely on scripture, and they cover
every lesson you can teach. Lesson packets are in pdf and you can order a CD of
the entire curriculum for FREE. Indexed by MSSS crafts. Covers Old and New
Testament and available in Spanish! Now they even have a 2-K series!
Bible Activity Worksheets
free worksheets with pictures on New and Old
Testament lessons. Indexed by MSSS crafts.
Biblica Bible Adventures for Kids
Series of 12 full-color Bible studies with activites for kids, available free.
Blog with full
lessons, lesson plans, songs, activities and more on a wide range of
lessons. Great free resource!
Free lessons, crafts,
activities and games for Sunday School.
Crafts, lesson plans, printables,
games, coloring pages, songs, bulletin boards, and more. Part of a
family of sites with education based content.
free PDF lessons with nice illustrations for many ages in multiple
languages. No index, but worth digging through.
Children's Church and Sunday School Place
Lessons, games, songs, object talks, activities crafts. Some
information only available to paid members. Has a section for
teachers with ideas on how to prepare.
Has a Spanish edition.
American Bible Society: Bible Resource Center
Provides two long, complete sets of lessons with activities, review
questions, and teacher's guides. Track one covers Jesus' life. This
site takes a while to respond, but there is a wealth of resources
here. Go to the e-learning section for worksheets and the
multimedia section for flash maps.
Topical "real-world" lessons from the Children's Bible Hour radio
show, indexed by Bible reference, topic and date aired.
Has a Spanish site.
Garden of Praise
Bible lessons, online activities, slideshows, songs, and
games. Includes a
printable crafts, devotions and resources for teaching kids
about Bible truths.
Old Testament Genealogy
interactive, visual family tree of the people in the Old Testament.
You've got to look at this. It will help you and your students
understand who was related to whom. The
of this site has a dictionary with descriptions and often images of
the places, people, animals and plants mentioned in Scripture.
Provides multiple Bible translations, concordance, Nave's
Topical Bible, Hebrew and Greek Lexicons, and many other
Part of the HeartLight web site,
Study Light provides translations, search, dictionaries and other
A resident of Israel provides photos, reviews and histories of
Biblical locations. Very thorough and the photos are very large and
A portal for downloading curriculum, worksheets, videos, songs and
more. The format allows for user ratings and reviews, which is neat.
I only wish I could see the content before downloading it. Nice
Sells magic based object
lessons with lesson plans, as well as clown supplies, puppets,
science lessons, and more.
A growing collection of free lessons, crafts, and many
printables for Bible lessons.
The Gambrell House
Linda Gambrell designed drill kits for teaching students the Books
of the Bible, days of creation, journeys of Paul, the kingdoms,
judges, and more. She has the source material available as a free
Free printables, lessons, and PowerPoint files for Sunday School
A YouTube for Christian video
This is a cool use of Google earth's mapping interface. Biblical
text links to geographic references, which then zoom in on Google
earth. Also explore Google's satellite imagery to get a visual
relationship between locations. Provides overlays to compare ancient
borders with modern ones.
stories animated in Flash. Totally cool. Will keep the most
distracted pre-teen boys engrossed.
Movies using action figures and
Muppets to tell Bible tales. Very funny and well made.
Bible Resource Center
Interactive timelines, audio, video and wonderful interactive maps.
iPhone/iPad app helps kids and adults familiarize themselves
with the books of the Bible with quizzes and games to help them find
Apps are a culture-friendly way to reach youth who
are comfortable with the medium.
Kea Online Coloring Book
This online coloring page "app" has 10 Old Testament scenes to
Oriental Trading Co.
Sells foam craft sets of many
Bible scenes. They come in sets of 12 usually, and are very
inexpensive. Oriental also has lots of stickers, pencils, and other
cheap rewards that kids love, especially useful for Vacation Bible
Make custom worksheets online. The
site takes your information and creates crosswords, word finds,
mazes and more. You can even create and account and save your info
online. The clip art has religious pictures as well.
$ Memory Cross
A unique way to present scripture and mission messages, Memory Cross sells
foldable cards in various sizes that provide four different sides through folding. Available with various scriptures, or custom messages for your program.
and cut out the Bible Friends paper dolls. Provides alternate hair,
clothes and accessories to make many characters.
Activities and crafts for preschool kids and readers.
Lots of links.
Games, crafts and activities.
Clip Art web site section has moved to a new page.
Music and lyrics to many spiritual songs, including songs for
kids. The web page will play the tune, or you can download special
software to read the music. Provides histories when available and
lyrics in alternate languages sometimes.
Offers narration of scripture for free in two translations. Can be
downloaded book by book.
Maynard's Groovy Bible Tunes
Catchy Bible tunes for kids, with sheet music, lyrics and sound
files for free!
Songs at Sunday School Sources.com
Lyrics and tunes to some classic kids songs, as well as teacher
School Teachers Network
This is a mailing
list edited by Sarah Keith that comes out every couple days. Members
ask for and respond to requests for ideas, supplies, advice. Part of
Children's Ministry Today Inspiration Vault
object lessons, modern parables and activities that drive a lesson
home submitted by users. Requires free registration.
Bible Teachers - Christian Teacher Training Resources
Comprehensive resource for children's ministry leaders and their
teachers. Includes multiple resources on teaching to various age
levels, using specific activities, setting up the classroom and
more. A lot of free material on this excellent site!
Assemblies of God USA
Breaks students down by age, how they learn and how to teach,
How to become a great storyteller,
with scripts for Bible stories.
A site based on learning the different ways people accept and give
recognition, and how to develop a team recognition style. Great info
for volunteer coordinators and for teachers to use in recognizing
$ Christian Parenting Cheat Sheets
reference, topical studies designed to help parents (and teachers) address specific topics with lessons, activities and object lessons.
Note: I do not read Spanish, so I don't have any idea of the
quality of the content, but for the most part these appear to be
translations of their English versions, described above.
Calvary Chapel's New and Old Testament Lessons & Worksheets
Sunday School Place
Colorful, free PDF lessons with nice illustrations for many ages in
multiple languages. No index, but worth digging through.
These sources either have less to offer, are more
costly, or are harder to access or use than the sources above.
Requires paid subscription for almost all of their resources, but
there are some free samples.
Children's Ministry Magazine and
Ministry Magazine from Group Publishing
These are commercial sites from Group Publishing, which
wants you to subscribe to their magazines and order their material.
However, they do provide quite a few ideas, activities and crafts
for free. Requires free registration.
Sunday School Curriculum
Stories, worksheets and more in .pdf form. The problem is, no
Sermons and object lessons.
Fisher of Kids
Offers a free curriculum and skits: includes puppet
ideas and uses "real-world" lessons.
One Way Only
Bible study information for adults and kids. Click on
"Kids Stuff" for youth lessons. Not many activities, etc here.
$ Biblical Strategy
Commercial source of a wide variety of games with Biblical subjects.