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Sunday School Games and Activities - Old Testament

Updated on December 31, 2014

Old Testament Sunday School Games and Activities

On this page you'll find links to dozens of great Sunday School games you can play in your class, club or homeschool to remind your children of the different Old Testament Bible stories. The games range from action group games to quieter board games or jigsaw puzzles.

You may also be interested in some New Testament Bible Games or my Sunday School Resources page which is the gateway to hundreds of Sunday School resources including coloring pages, crafts, worksheets, and more.

Genesis Games and Activities

Six Days of Creation

Creation Mural
Creation Mural | Source

rotation.infopop.cc

(Fun collection of games to teach the creation story - ABC game, creation obstacle course using remote control cars, creation sequencing, creation sound effects, scavenger hunt, beanbag toss, who am I, order up, creation twister, creation pictionary)

www.christianpreschoolprintables.com

Several creation printable activities for young children including a creation mini book, jigsaw puzzles for each of the days of creation, and a creation memory match.

www.calvarywilliamsport.com

Cards for playing concentration or any matching game.

www.faithfirst.com

Go on a creation scavenger hunt.

www.sundayschoolresources.com

Printable creation matching cards for preschoolers.

www.mssscrafts.com

Make creation dice and play the game in the application section.


Cain and Abel

rotation.infopop.cc

Stomp - a noisy game played with balloons and trivia questions

heartofwisdom.com

Printable Cain and Abel lapbook (board) game

Noah and the Great Flood

perpetualpreschool.com

Scroll down for an animal matching game and more for preschoolers.

www.mssscrafts.com

Make a Noah's ark animal parade board game to play

childrensministryvault.com

Noah's Ark animal line up for preschoolers

www.childfun.com

Doves and olive branches, animal memory, Noah's ark animal pairs

www.animaljr.com

Printable jungle animal bingo cards and boards

www.animaljr.com

Printable farm animal bingo cards and boards

Links checked May 2013

The Tower of Babel

www.greatgroupgames.com

Teams build the highest tower from Newspaper and masking tape

www.any-occasion-free-christian-game.com

Build a tower from different items

Abraham

www.familytrust.org.uk

Scroll down to Spring 2010 [3] and click on week number 1: A son is promised to Abraham and Sarah - relay activity to play on page 1

ministry-to-children.com

A variation on the above game, wait and go

Links checked May 2013

Israel / Jacob

www.calvarywilliamsport.com/letter-I.html

I is for Israel wrestles with God - make a jigsaw puzzle

Link checked Jun 2013

Exodus / Leviticus / Numbers / Deuteronomy Games and Activities

Moses

www.childrenschapel.org/biblestories/color/exodus2_10bCS.html

Draw baby Moses in the baskets. Color , cut out and put the memory verse back together - Exodus 2:10b

www.familytrust.org.uk/resources.html

Scroll down to Summer 2010 [5] & [6] and click on week number 4: Moses asks Pharaoh to "Let my people go" - spot the difference in the story on page 3 of this booklet. Click on week number 6: Crossing the red sea and the exodus - play the games 'Streams and rivers' and 'Loaded' on page 1 of this booklet. Click on week number 7: Manna and quail in the desert - play 'I need', 'I went to market' and 'Bread' on page 1. Click on week number 10: Leaving the desert - a couple of games and a playdough activity on page 1.

10 Commandments

10 Commandments Poster
10 Commandments Poster | Source

www.kidssundayschool.com

(Find the missing commandment)

www.christiancrafters.com

(10 commandments matching activity)

www.christiancrafters.com

(10 commandments dice game)

Links checked Mar 2013

Tabernacle 3D Puzzle

Tabernacle 3D Puzzle
Tabernacle 3D Puzzle

119 piece 3D foam-core

 

handsonbibleteacher.blogspot.com

Pin the mouth on the donkey. Here's instructions for how to draw a donkey.


Joshua Games and Activities

Joshua and Jericho

www.daniellesplace.com/html/bible_themes_-_Joshua.html

(Scroll almost to the bottom of this page for Get Ready for Battle a memory verse activity, build a house craft stick activity)

Links checked Mar 2013

Judges Games and Activities

Gideon

www.daniellesplace.com/html/Bible-Themes-Gideon.html#gideonbrave

(Learn about threshing and winnowing wheat, play who stole the snack?, pass the bread and separate the soldiers.)

www.christianitycove.com/youth-bible-study-wheres-gideon/531/

(Find Gideon, the unlikely hero)

Links checked Oct 2013

Samuel / Kings / Chronicles Sunday School Games and Activities

Hannah and Samuel

www.kidssundayschool.com

(God heard Hannah's prayer and he hears our prays - telephone game at the bottom of the page)

childrensministryvault.com

(Pass the baby - memory verse game)

King David

www.christianpreschoolprintables.com

(David's sheep printable color matching)

perpetualpreschool.com

(David and Goliath slingshot activity)

www.dltk-bible.com

(Another version of pin the rock on Goliath)

www.dltk-bible.com

(David and Goliath marble-like game)

Elijah and Elisha

consideryourcall.org/Pkg-2010

(Under the Bible Studies heading, click on Children: The calling of Elijah for a couple of games: "Who is Elijah" on p3 and a lego listening activity on p6. Click on Youth: the calling of Elijah for a couple of activities suitable for teenagers )

ministry-to-children.com/elisha-widow-lesson/

(Scroll down for Elisha and the widow review activity)

Links checked Mar 2013

Ezra and Nehemiah Games and Activities

Ezra and Nehemiah

www.greatgroupgames.com

(Teams build the highest tower from newspaper and masking tape)

www.ehow.com

(Building challenging mazes - a relay race in a maze)

Links checked Feb 2013

Daniel Games and Activities

Daniel

www.ehow.com

(Three games for the account of Daniel and the lions)

www.kirkofkildaire.org

(Daniel in the lions' den quiz game)


Shadrach, Meshach and Abednegno

(Hananiah, Mishael, Azariah)

www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=1141

(Stop, drop and roll games for being rescued from a fire)

www.creativeyouthideas.com/blog/icebreakers/shadrach_meshach_

abednego.html

(The name game icebreaker activity)

Links checked Mar 2013

Jonah Games and Activities

Jonah

Make a pin Jonah to the map activity. Here are some maps to help you:

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johnwsewell.blogspot.com/2007/04/wherever-you-go-there-you-are.html

(Mark on boats, seaweed, whales, Nineveh)

Links checked Feb 2013

Sunday School activities for New Testament stories

Sunday School Games and Activities - New Testament

This page contains links to many Bible related games and activities (New Testament) suitable for your Sunday School class or homeschool.

Many More Sunday School Resources

Sunday School Resources

Here you will find links to huge collections of different resources for your Sunday School, homeschool or religious education classes, including crafts, worksheets, skits, games, snacks, and coloring pages.

Can you suggest any more Sunday School activities?

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      AnnaFergison 5 years ago

      What a fabulous list of resources! If I can add one more that I have found very valuable:

      www.christianitycove.com/dir/bible-games/

      I have used many of these activities with my classes, and they have very successful and a big hit with the kids! :D

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thanks for great lens. Hope to see more soon.

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      steph-naylor 5 years ago

      This Lens was just what I was looking for! Thanks for the useful info!

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      Journey13 5 years ago

      JourneyofJesus:TheCalling

      Journey of Jesus: The Calling is a Facebook-based adventure game where you perform missions,

      clear obstacles and help your friends.

      http://www.dotmmo.com/journey-of-jesus-the-calling...

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Another great resource as always. :)

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      desa999 lm 5 years ago

      Nice lens on interesting topic

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      baby-strollers 6 years ago

      You've got some great ideas, thanks for sharing.

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      ideadesigns 6 years ago

      If I were teaching bible school I'd have this great place to come to! I could surely use some of this in my home too. Love this, keep up the good work. :)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I just realized that I have Childrens Church in the morning so looks like I have come to the right place. Thanks.

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      RhondaSueDavis 6 years ago

      Thanks for putting this together! Feels like a modern musueum and historical record. Will refer to this as I prepare my weekly preschool text and teachings! this week is hammer and building songs and activities from Noah's building of the Ark.

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      RhondaSueDavis 6 years ago

      Thanks for putting this together! Feels like a modern musueum and historical record. Will refer to this as I prepare my weekly preschool text and teachings! this week is hammer and building songs and activities from Noah's building of the Ark.

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      Kaafscorner 6 years ago

      My daughter just turned 2, so will be looking for Sunday School games appropriate for her age. I like this lens!

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      Philippians468 6 years ago

      love the lens! fantastic ideas and outflow of creativity! cheers

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      charle lm 6 years ago

      Nice lens, I also wrote a lens about shooting games and would like you to read it , thanks