God’s Use of Little Things

In Children's Story Ideas by Rachel Schultz

Objects: Straight pins, a postage stamp, rubber band, paper clip,etc. Lesson: Even though we are small and often feel unimportant, God can use each of us. Outline: 1. Little things. 2. Hungry people….

Give Thanks to God, Too

In Children's Story Ideas by Rachel Schultz

Object: A typical thank-you note card, with writing on the inside Lesson: We thank God for his love by living the way God wants us to live Outline: 1. Gifts call for a…

The Greatest Gift

In Children's Story Ideas by Rachel Schultz

Objects: Pretty wrapped box with a ribbon. Note inside with “I love you” printed in large type. Lesson: The greatest gift which we can give another is our love. Outline: 1. We do…

Don’t Be Deceived by Appearances

In Children's Story Ideas by Rachel Schultz

Objects: A cheap gold imitation watch and a very expensive golden watch Lesson: Look beneath appearances to find lasting value Outline: 1. Things that attract attention aren’t necessarily valuable. 2. Things of true value…

The Good Part is Inside

In Children's Story Ideas by Rachel Schultz

Object: A large bag full of peanuts in the shells. Lesson: Love is from within. Outline: 1. You crack open a peanut shell to get the nut. 2. You open your heart to love…

Love Can’t Be Put Out

In Children's Story Ideas by Rachel Schultz

Objects: Relight candles. (A birthday candle that can’t be blownout.) Lesson: Love can’t be extinguished. Outline: 1. Love is wonderful 2. God’s love can’t be blown out. 3. We should love God…

God Is Looking for Good Soil

In Children's Story Ideas by Rachel Schultz

Objects: A rock and a large seed (sunflower) Lesson: God’s love grows in a receptive life. Outline: 1. A seed cannot grow in a rock; it cannot break the hard rock. 2. God’s love…

God Sees Inside of Our Heart

In Children's Story Ideas by Rachel Schultz

Objects: A hardcover book, preferably one with a plain, one-color cover. Lesson:  We do not judge others, because only God Sees into a person’s heart. Outline: 1. A person’s appearance doesn’t tell…