An Illustrated Invitation: Joining God at Work in the World. This is a 12-week curriculum geared toward K-5th graders. It highlights Hebrew Scripture and New Testament stories, including the five daughters of Zelophehad, Lydia, and Hagar and Ishmael.
A FREE SET of the Illustrated Invitation Coloring Posters is included when the curriculum bundle is ordered, while physical poster supplies last.
PowerXpress is a rotation model curriculum using seven stations (art, cooking, games, video, music/movement, science, storytelling) using a life to Bible format. For children grades K-6 with activities for both younger and older children. A favorite downloadable curriculum among churches for years!
Michelle Gribble's Story and Stretch:
|Provides curricula for all ages in a variety of progressive modes and topics.
Feasting on the Word is a lectionary based curriculum that allows all ages to study the same text each week. Preparatory materials equip leaders with the biblical background they need to feel confident with any age group.
Sample Sessions are available for:
The Free Guide offers tips for online use.
Help kids learn at their level
Sunday school lessons connect kids with Bible stories heard in worship.
Focus on hands-on learning
Engage with the Bible story with lessons packed with activities, interactive games, and creative crafts.
Customize your leader content
Support and prepare your leaders and volunteers with detailed, customizable leader guides, lesson prep videos, and additional supplemental content.
Connect Sunday school to the church year
Extend worship to Sunday school with readings from the week’s Revised Common Lectionary readings.
Each Spark Lectionary lesson follows a four-part sequence:
The Godly Play® method is:
This 12-lesson digital companion curriculum is designed to introduce children to the concepts of holy troublemaking as modeled by the people profiled in Holy Troublemakers & Unconventional Saints, from diverse faiths, who worked for love, compassion, and justice, even when that rocked the religious boat. These lessons ask questions such as: What is holy and good trouble? What is not? What lessons can we learn from those who have gone before on this path? How do we keep our joy and inner peace while working for a world where all can flourish? What might my contribution be?
These lessons are designed for middle-grade children (ages 8–14) with activity options for younger and older participants.
From Augsburg Fortress:
The curriculum includes:
Peer Ministry works with all denominations. The theology is Christian, and flows from the Good Samaritan Story, with emphases on relational caring, welcoming and affirming skills. PML is a good fit for many denominations and adapts well for various settings. Programs include:
The Association of United Church Educators shares a giant list of at-home faith formation activities and ideas.
The PC(USA) Store has a huge list of resources for on-lining church (worship and study groups) and free downloadable faith formation for all ages.
Year 3 (for ages 9-12) lessons offer: