Bible Games for Kids to Teach Bible Stories
Here are our favorite bible games for kids that you can use to introduce popular bible stories. Great for Sunday School or other children’s ministry event, these bible games for children will bring an added dimension of fun and energy to your lesson.
Players try to identify the animal they have been assigned by asking yes or no questions. Great for all ages and for both small and large groups. This Bible game for kids can be used to introduce a lesson on Creation.
Have fun mimicking your assigned animal to find your counterpart! Use this game to introduce a lesson on Noah’s Ark. You can also use this children’s Bible game as a general ice-breaker game or to break a large group into pairs.
Play this fun and exciting variation of the Spoons card game to introduce a lesson about Joseph. The goal is to be the first to collect 4 of the same Single-colored Coat cards. And as soon as any player succeeds in doing this, don’t be the last to grab a Multi-colored Coat card from the center of the table!
In this minute-to-win-it game, players try to move cookies from their foreheads into their mouths using only their facial muscles; no hands allowed. Use this game to introduce the Bible story of Daniel in the Lions’ Den.
Find creative ways to squeeze as many people as possible on a piece of newspaper that gets smaller with each round. Use this game to introduce the story of Jesus’ birth, to teach about getting along with difficult people or as a teambuilding game.
Cross a pretend river using pieces of paper as stepping stones. Use this game to introduce the Bible story of Jesus and Peter walking on water, to teach that God will help us in times of trouble, or as a teambuilding game.
In this fun relay, teams eat their way to clues that reveal a Bible verse. Use this Bible game for kids to introduce the Bible story about Zacchaeus climbing a sycamore tree to see Jesus, or about Saul’s conversion.
Work as a team to move tennis balls using strings tied to a rubber band. Use this Bible game for kids and youths to introduce the Bible story of Jesus healing a paralyzed man, to teach that God wants us to get along with each other or as a teambuilding game.
Players try to keep the tower from crashing down as they take turns to remove a block from the tower and place it back at the top. Use this game to introduce or reinforce a Bible lesson on the Wise and Foolish Builders or the Tower of Babel.
This highly energetic game is popular with kids and younger youths. Play this game before introducing the Bible story about the resurrection of Jesus, or about Sodom and Gomorrah where Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt.
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