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.

Select from a whole caboodle of ideas in this lesson on forgiveness that will encourage kids to be:

  • willing to forgive
  • gracious toward others
  • quick to admit they were wrong, and to apologize.

In addition, this lesson helps address vengefulness, bitterness, resentment and persistent guilt.

Recommended resources

The Berenstain Bears and the Forgiving Tree
by Jan and Mike Berenstain. Zondervan, 2011. Ages 4-7.

Henry’s Big Mistake: When You Feel Guilty
by Lauren Whitman. New Growth Press, 2022. Ages 3-5.

Otter B Forgiving
by Pamela Kennedy and Anne Kennedy Brady. Tyndale, 2023. Ages 4-7.