As a faith-filled parent, you want to help your children develop Christlike attitudes and behaviour. But this important responsibility can seem overwhelming. How do you know where to start?
Kids of Integrity is a set of free lesson plans that will help you coach your kids with confidence and a clear sense of direction. Suitable for ages three to 10, Kids of Integrity is designed to be flexible. It’s up to you which lesson to start with, and how many ideas from each lesson you’d like to use.
So choose a lesson and see what’s inside!
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Host a teddy bear tea party, play Sardines and learn not to judge a muffin by its sprinkles! Choose from these ideas, and many others, to help kids mimic God’s inclusive love for everyone.
Coping with unwelcome change can be hard, especially if it’s a big change like moving away, changing schools or losing a friend. Help kids adjust with the fun ideas in this lesson.
Are your kids already skilled at tuning you out? These fun activities will help them learn to listen to you, and to God.
Turn your family’s Christmas preparations into holy moments with Jesus! Use these simple ideas to transform seasonal tasks like hanging lights and wrapping gifts into fun lessons that help kids focus on Jesus’ birth and the importance of spreading Jesus’ love and peace in your home.
Invoke the mercy rule during a water fight, go on a worm rescue mission, or turn stuffed animals into “lepers” to find out how Jesus treated outcasts!
What did Jesus say about our value in God’s eyes? How do you find the perfect balance between pride and self-doubt? How is the water cycle like God’s love? Try these activities to find out!
Read about David’s selfish treatment of Uriah, build a chain reaction of toppling dominoes, launch toy cars down a racetrack, and explore more ways to help kids learn to be considerate of others.
Try living the “no frills” lifestyle of a pioneer family for a week, or choose from plenty of other ideas that help kids break free from discontentment and envy.
Can you eat with your hand tied to someone else’s? How about playing Operation the same way? Are you as smart as a goose? Find out as you explore the value of cooperating!
Fear is like fire – if we feed it, it quickly grows out of control. Here’s a grab bag full of fun suggestions to help your children find freedom from fear by focusing on God, who is always with them.
Learn the knock-knock joke about interrupting and discover why “garbage talk” stinks. Check out these ideas and more for memorable lessons that help kids speak respectfully – even to siblings!
Meet some of the wisest people in the Bible, learn how your conscience is like a compass, and set up your own Garden of Eden with forbidden fruit!
Gather your kids for a daily “picnic with Jesus,” either indoors or outside. Each day you’ll explore part of the Easter story and a relevant beatitude from the Sermon on the Mount.
In the schoolyard, friendships can be made and betrayed on a whim – and the hurt can be lasting. Help your children be faithful friends, and kids you can depend on too.
Help your kids understand what their forgiveness cost Jesus, and why it’s so important to forgive others. Includes 15 special readings focused on Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection.
“I cut. You choose.” “I choose to give mine to you.” Imagine hearing that in your home! It is possible!
Visit a petting zoo, play dress-up, melt chocolate and more! Here are loads of fun ideas that teach gentleness.
Feed a greedy water creature, make prayer journals filled with thanksgiving, eat a meal of manna and learn about a king who saw disaster coming and prepared by praising God!
Deputize your kids as “discord detectives,” take your cue from harmonious relationships in nature, and win a three-legged race by cooperating.
Can you tell the difference between real diamonds and fake? Visit a jewellery store and find out! Or sprinkle pepper on water to learn how lies distance us from God. Maybe you’ll even catch the candy sneak in a lie!
Can you make snow? Will pride cause you to stumble? What’s it like to be famous? Try these activities to find out!
Create crazy hairstyles, play a zany balloon game, host a wedding ceremony or hear “the Prodigal Son” as you’ve never heard it before!
Spread some “kindness germs,” play Charades, take the “random acts of kindness” challenge, and reward kids with light sticks for being a shining example of kindness.
Bake some crazy cookies, play Simon Says or go on an “O” hunt. Or check out more fun ways to learn to obey.
Study the patience of a bird on its nest, or grow sugar crystal candy. Measure your progress in patience with a paper chain!
Watch your favourite sports team at practice, test your focus on a balance beam or go on a unique hike. Review these and lots more ideas that make studying perseverance a blast!
Play egg toss, visit an art gallery or be a “detective” in your neighbourhood! Discover these and other great ways to teach your kids to be respectful.
Meet Biblical characters who always did a great job, make up some laughable excuses for avoiding work, and fill your bathtub with pretend turtles to learn about protecting wildlife!
Read descriptions from people who saw visions of God, munch an Oreo cookie to learn about God’s holiness, and go on a treasure hunt to learn more about Him!
Explore how our conscience is like a smoke detector, how sin is like a fire, and what a game of Tug of War can teach us about winning our “tug of war” with temptation!
Build a fort, play the giggle game, or shake a pop bottle into a volcano of fizz. Who would have thought learning self-control could be so much fun?
Make a scarecrow, bake “manna” wafers, and hear how God provided for the Israelites when they were “pilgrims” journeying to a new land. You can use this lesson in connection with Thanksgiving, or at any time of year.