These timeline characters are great for helping students see the big picture of the Bible. Create a large timeline on the wall or a portable timeline in a binder. You can also attach craft sticks to figures and create small puppets for acting out Bible stories.
Fun Sunday School Activities
Use fun Sunday school activities to celebrate an accomplishment,
birthday, or special holiday, or just to take a break from your regular
classroom routine. Doing fun things together can enhance learning, as well as
help you build stronger relationships with your students and their
Some general ideas are listed below followed by links to pages with
holiday-specific ones. Take the time to enjoy some fun with your
students! Both you and they will be blessed.
General Sunday School Activities
Celebrate the end of a quarter with a party. Look back through the
quarter’s lessons and choose favorite games, songs, activities, and
snacks which will remind the students of what they have learned. Let
them share what they remember from the quarter and remind them how it
applies to their lives.
One Sunday a month celebrate your students’ (and teachers’)
birthdays for that month with a special treat (e.g., cake, cookies,
brownies) and a card and/or small gift (could be as simple as an
extra-large candy bar) for each.
If your students are a little stir-crazy (and the
weather is cooperative), move your class outside to the church lawn for
From time to time, schedule an activity outside of
class time. Make sure you get a properly signed Participation Release
Form for each student and have plenty of adult supervision. Enlist
parents’ help with food and supervision. Some ideas:
Video game party
Board game party
Bonfire with hotdogs and s’mores
Schedule a time for your students to serve others. They could serve
another class during church time (e.g., help play with the Toddlers or
serve snacks to the Teens). Or they could visit a nursing home or
hospital and take handmade cards or sing for the residents.
Teach your students a basic Bible study and train them
to teach it to others. Let them practice on their fellow students
during class time. Then help them schedule times outside class to teach
Holidays are the perfect time to build relationships and have fun together. The following links will take you to other pages on Creative-Sunday-School-Ideas.com where
you will find ideas related to specific holidays.
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