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UNIT 1: Kids' Ministry Curriculum

$ 149.00 Regular price $ 236.00

When you purchase Unit 1, you save 39% on four months of children's ministry curriculum.

Although this unit is designed for August - November, you can also use it whenever and however you want.

In Unit 1 you receive:

Let's Go! Back to School ($59 VALUE): This 4-week series prepares kids to go back to school with boldness and excitement to share God’s love with those around them.

Explorers ($89 VALUE): This 6-week series uses examples in nature to remind students God cares about them.  

Heroes of the Bible ( $59 VALUE): This 4-week series features these heroes from the Bible: Abraham, Elijah, Ruth, and Jesus. Each week focuses on 4 qualities of the Biblical character that made them a “hero.” Kids will learn how they can become a “hero” as they follow God.  

Two Stand Alone Lessons ($29 VALUE)

What does the Bible say about Prayer?: In this stand-alone lesson, kids will learn that prayer is more than just talking TO God - it’s talking WITH God.  

A Time for Everything: In this stand-alone lesson, students will learn that God has a perfect time for everything, each of us experience different "seasons" of life, and God makes everything beautiful in His time.  

This product, like all our resources, is a download item.

NEED A SAMPLE LESSON?

GO HERE to download a sample lesson of our children's ministry curriculum. Note: Sample may or may not be a lesson from the series you are viewing right now. Use it to get a taste of what's in our kids' curriculum.

WHAT MAKES OUR KIDS' CURRICULUM UNIQUE?

EASY-TO-USE
Our lessons require little to no prep time. As much as you want volunteers to be well prepared for a lesson, many wait until the last minute to look at a lesson. Our lessons take only a few minutes for volunteers to be ready to teach. Supplies and setup time are kept to a minimum too. That way, it only takes a little bit of time to get everything in order for volunteers to teach. Simple for you. Easy for volunteers.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO PARTNER WITH FAMILIES
We know that partnering with parents is essential to pointing kids to Jesus. After all, they have the greatest influence in the lives of young people. Our curriculum includes many tools to help you do this. Each lesson includes a text, social media post, and an email to send out to parents highlighting what kids were taught. The text and email include a “Family Challenge” that helps parents & kids put into action what they were taught at church collectively as a family.

GAMES, ACTIVITIES AND INTERACTION
Kids learn by doing. That's why each lesson includes fun games and hands-on activities related to the lesson. Kids will have fun and engage in the learning experience.

SMALL GROUPS FOR OLDER AND YOUNGER KIDS
We've designed the games and teaching time to include all elementary ages. Then, to break out in small groups of younger kids and older kids. Each lesson includes different age-appropriate small groups to accommodate both age groups.

LIFE-APPLICATION
Our curriculum is focused on life-application. We focus on how the Bible and following Jesus applies to the lives of kids today. We help kids get excited about what God did thousands of years ago, AND what he's doing right now in their lives.

CUSTOMIZABLE
All our lessons come in PDF format and as a Word Doc. That way, you can use it as-is or customize as you see fit.

UNIT 1 OVERVIEW

LET'S GO! BACK TO SCHOOL OVERVIEW

WEEK 1: Show God’s Love.
Bible Verse: 1 John 4:8
Bottom Line: Share God’s love with those around you.

WEEK 2: Seek God.
Bible Verse: 1 Chronicles 16:11
Bottom Line: God wants us to love Him AND to know Him.

WEEK 3: God Makes Us Bold!
Bible Verse: 1 Timothy 1:17
Bottom Line: Boldness helps us overcome our fear and share our faith.

WEEK 4: Think About Godly Things.
Bible Verse: Colossians 3:2
Bottom Line: Your thoughts affect your actions.

EXPLORERS OVERVIEW

WEEK 1: MOUNTAINS
Bible Verse: Psalm 97:5
Bottom Line: God is more powerful than anything in the world! 

WEEK 2: PRAIRIES
Bible Verse: Psalm 65:9
Bottom Line: God provides for all of our needs. 

WEEK 3: CAVES
Bible Verse: Psalm 71:3
Bottom Line: God is able to keep you safe – you can hide in Him! 

WEEK 4: DESERTS
Bible Verse: Psalm 139:17-18
Bottom Line: God cares about every area of your life. 

WEEK 5: NIGHT SKIES
Bible Verse: Psalm 147:4
Bottom Line: God knows the names of the stars, and He knows your name too! 

WEEK 6: WILDERNESS
Bible Verse: Psalm 136:16
Bottom Line: God is always with you… even in the hard times!

HEROES OF THE BIBLE OVERVIEW

WEEK 1: Abraham
Bible Verse: Genesis 17:5
Bottom Line: For a “hero” that follows God, nothing is an accident. 

WEEK 2: Elijah
Bible Verse: 1 Kings 18:41
Bottom Line: When God speaks, a “hero” listens. 

WEEK 3: Ruth
Bible Verse: Ruth 1:16
Bottom Line: When you follow God, you become part of His big plan. 

WEEK 4: Jesus
Bible Verse: John 14:6
Bottom Line: True “heroes” honor God.

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT PRAYER? OVERVIEW

Bible Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Bottom Line: Prayer is talking with God.

 

A TIME FOR EVERYTHING OVERVIEW

Bible Verses: Ecclesiastes 3:1-11

Bottom Line: God makes everything beautiful in His time... so give thanks!

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

INSTANT DOWNLOAD
Instantly download all the series contents immediately after purchase. Send the download link to leaders for immediate distribution.

SERIES ARTWORK
Includes the main cover artwork (widescreen 1280 x 720) for the series and a blank text version.

POWERPOINT SLIDES
Each lesson comes with all the PowerPoint slides you need. Also included are the individual .jpg files for each slide.

LESSONS IN BOTH PDF & WORD DOC FORMAT
Customize the lessons as needed and easily share with your volunteer team. 

LEADER SCRIPT
A lesson script is included with everything written out word for word. We encourage you to use it as a guide, rather than a script. We include a complete script so that you have everything you need to make the most out of each lesson.

LESSON FORMAT
Each lesson includes an opening game, creative teaching, small group activity and small group discussion questions.

FAMILY RESOURCES
Each lesson includes text messages, emails, and social media posts that enable you to communicate the biblical truths kids are learning at church, to parents and kids, in their homes. The goal here is to walk alongside of parents in the spiritual development of their kids.

WHAT AGES IS OUR KIDS' CURRICULUM FOR?

Our curriculum is designed for elementary ages. For many churches that means K-5th grade, and for others that means 1st-5th grade or 1st-6th grade. Our curriculum is designed to work with all those age groups.

The lessons are structured to do the opening game and teaching time together with all elementary ages, then to break up into small groups of younger and older kids.