It’s important to teach kids to respond to God’s Word every time they read it. A response can be a question, something that made you smile, or another story in the Bible, this reminds you of. Responding to God’s Word can also be something you do: acting out what you read, building the story out of Legos, or praying about something God said. There are no right or wrong answers, it’s about teaching your children to read God’s Word and respond to Him. Each week we will post new questions and activity ideas to get you started. Don’t feel pressured to get through them all– just pick a few that fit your family and see how they lead to great conversations about who Jesus is!
- Push-Up Party: See how man push-ups you can do? Can you do more than your mom or dad? Romans 5:1-5 talks about how sometimes we have to do things that are hard but God uses those hard things to grow endurance, character, and hope in us. Have everybody take turns talking about something hard you have had to do for God and what happened because of that?
- Lego Man: Romans 5: 12-21 talks about how sin and death came through one man (Adam) and life also came from one man (Jesus). Build Jesus and Adam out of legos (what kind of clothes do you think Jesus wore?) and spend time talking about what kind of man you think Jesus is. What about Him makes you think He is better than Adam was?
- Jesus is Sweet! Ice Cream Night!: This week in Ms. Erika’s CCC video, we learned how Jesus gave His life for His enemies and we explored how its hard for us to even give a bowl of ice cream to our friends! Have an ice cream party one night this week as a family and while you eat the sweet ice cream talk about how sweet Jesus is! (See if everyone can name three sweet things about Jesus!)