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Old Testament Worksheets

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Here you'll find a series of Old Testament worksheets which I have created. They are all similar in style and layout so that your children can make a very neat notebook about what they have studied. The activities include crossword puzzles, word search puzzles, fill in the blanks, and matching words to clues. I have sorted them, for your convenience, into the books of the Bible. There is even a selection of links to pages which allow you to create your own worksheets.

These worksheets are great for Sunday school, vacation Bible school, homeschooling, religious education, scripture in schools, Bible note-booking, and more.

These printable pages would make great reinforcement for your students after they have studied a particular Bible story or passage. Make sure you bind them together or store them in a binder once they are completed, so your child can enjoy looking through them at a later date.

Another fun activity for children is for them to design their own worksheet, such as a wordsearch or fill-in-the-blank activity, to give to another student to complete. The more adventurous may decide to make a maze or crossword puzzle.

You may also be interested in my Sunday school resources page which is the gateway to hundreds of Sunday School resources including coloring pages, crafts, worksheets, and more.

Using These Activity Pages

Please feel free to download these sheets and print them to use with your class or family, but please do not sell them or post them anywhere else on the web. Feel free to link to this page but please do not link directly to the Google Drive versions of the pictures.

Which Bible Worksheets Do You Prefer?

Six Days of Creation

Review what happened on each of the days of creation with these sheets.

Adam and Eve

Revise the creation of Eve, how the serpent tempted her and Adam, the fall, and the consequences of the fall.

Cain and Abel

Cain killed Abel out of jealousy—the first murder recorded in the Bible.

Noah and the Great Flood

Learn about Noah building the ark, the animals boarding the boat, the Great Flood, the ark coming to rest on the mountains of Ararat, and the rainbow promise.

The Tower of Babel

Activity sheets about the Tower of Babel, where different languages and nations of the world were formed.

Abraham

Sarah, Lot, Baby Isaac

Worksheets about Abraham and his family.

Isaac and Rebekah

Abraham doesn't want a wife for Isaac from among the Canaanites, so he sends his chief servant back to his relatives to find a wife. God directs the servant to Rebekah, one of Abraham's close relatives. She goes back to Canaan with the servant to marry Isaac.

Jacob and Esau

Some of the events in Jacob's life, including getting his brother's birthright, his dream at Bethel, his wives, and his sons.

Joseph

Jacob was sold into slavery by his brothers. He was thrown in prison for a crime he didn't commit but then rose to a position of great authority after interpreting the Pharaoh's dream.

Baby Moses

Moses, an Israelite, was born at a time when the Israelites were slaves in Egypt. He was found in the Nile River by Pharoah's daughter and she raised him as her own son.

More Baby Moses Worksheets

The Exodus

When the Israelites leave Egypt, they are pursued by Pharaoh, but God helps them across the Red Sea on dry ground.

10 Commandments

...and other laws

Revise the Ten Commandments with these activity pages.

Tabernacle, Priests and Sacrifices

Learn about some of the priest's clothing and some of the furnishings of the tabernacle.

The Battle of Jericho

These pages revise the account of the fall of Jericho under the leadership of Joshua.

Joshua Crossing the Jordan River

These activity pages are about the Israelites crossing the Jordan River while the priests stand in the middle of the river with the ark of the covenant on their shoulders.

Gideon

Two stories from Gideon's life are covered here: Gideon and the fleece and the time Gideon and only 300 men defeated the entire Midianite army.

Samson

A summary of the life of Samson, including his birth, his great strength, the loss of his strength, and the end of his life.

Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz

Two stories from the life of Ruth: her dedication to Naomi, her mother-in-law, and her meeting and marrying Boaz.

King David

Activity pages covering different events in David's life: his life as a shepherd and musician, his encounter with Goliath, and being reprimanded by Nathan for his sin with Bathsheba and Uriah.

King Solomon

The famous story of a young Solomon asking for wisdom rather than wealth, long life, or the death of his enemies.

Elijah and Elisha

Two prophets during the time of the kings of the divided kingdoms: Elijah and the drought and Elisha tells Naaman how to be healed from leprosy.

Daniel

Revise two events from the life of Daniel: his commitment not to defile himself with Nebuchadnezzar's food and his commitment to continue praying to God, even though he was thrown into the lions' den for it.

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How will you use these Old Testament Bible worksheets?

anppp on November 05, 2020:

homeschool

Ronnie Crasto on October 11, 2020:

In my Sunday school class

Tammy on October 03, 2020:

For a Sunday School class

Sherry Carter on September 20, 2020:

Distance Learning for Grades 3-5 Bible Study

Angela Rivers on September 02, 2020:

I am teaching bible class this year with Elementary school students, these would be great for activities and free time worksheets. Thanks!

Diji Deborah on August 19, 2020:

Bible activity for children

Herta Harvey on June 03, 2020:

For a backyard Bible school for children

Martha Kee on April 27, 2020:

Bible classes for children

Jennifer McCall on March 30, 2020:

Homeschool Bible Study class for 4th grade

JD on February 09, 2020:

Children's class at church

Christa Mendoza on February 02, 2020:

review in religion class

Mary on February 01, 2020:

At an activity day for 5 to 10 year olds

Terri Flaxman on January 31, 2020:

In Bible Class 5-10years old

Esmerald Hamman on January 30, 2020:

In Kids Church (Grades 1 to 7 in South Africa) to review teaching

Angel on January 12, 2020:

Sunday school class as a reveiw

yolonda1938 on November 13, 2019:

For myself

onlyjcl on November 02, 2019:

sunday school

thank you

Brianne McDaniel on October 23, 2019:

Sunday school

Alethia Morris on October 23, 2019:

Sunday School class, study material

Pat on October 22, 2019:

Sunday School class. Study material for Trivia contests

Evelyn Schultz on October 21, 2019:

I would like to uses them for my Sunday School Class.

urken on October 19, 2019:

How can i download these. Ive downloaded few all are blurry

kera greasley on October 02, 2019:

how can i get this worksheets

Angie on August 27, 2019:

Sunday School

Leann on August 26, 2019:

I Homeschool 6 kids

Melissa on August 19, 2019:

Christian school Bible classes

Sophia Kusch on August 07, 2019:

Sunday School

Lincy Francis from Allahabad on July 10, 2019:

Wow! That's an incredible job!

Becky Martin on July 08, 2019:

Sunday School

lois shupe on June 23, 2019:

Sunday School

Rodney ALEN on June 22, 2019:

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Susan Cox from Festus MO on May 31, 2019:

Sunday School, How do I print them?

Cynthia williams on May 22, 2019:

I will use all of these worksheets with my class on the week of vacational Bible school at my church

Lois Robinson on May 04, 2019:

Children's Ministries Leader

Ginger on May 03, 2019:

Am a Sunday schoolteacher for anchor Baptize

Diane Wells Irwin on March 29, 2019:

Sunday School Class

Tessjames on March 21, 2019:

I'll use it for my Sunday school catechism

iyin idowu on March 12, 2019:

I will use it to teach my 3rd graders and my sons at home to help them understand the bible. Please how can i download these worksheets

April Bailey on February 25, 2019:

I would like to be able to download them and use them in my Sunday School class. I teach 2 - 4th graders. We love playing bible trivia.

Barbara Bailey on February 23, 2019:

I will be using these in my 3rd and 4th grade Sunday school class.

Lisa Jane from Maine on January 06, 2019:

This is a great way to learn about the Bible.

Mary Stafford on November 05, 2018:

I am teaching the bible to grade fives. I can't seem to download anything.

Bernadette T Baca on October 31, 2018:

Why do some worksheet copy full page and some do not?

Jane on October 31, 2018:

For my Sunday School classes

Linda Deavours on August 23, 2018:

For a small church, this will be used as a follow-up activity . It does help a church that can't afford the Sunday School material.

gentryk on August 13, 2018:

How do I print the worksheets?

Janice Cole on August 10, 2018:

I would love to use these for sunday school class and possibly for childrens church.

mawmawshouse on June 23, 2018:

To review lessons with my Sunday school class

Donna on May 23, 2018:

How can I p ring these mostly for me ...

Regina Pryor on May 08, 2018:

I will be teaching a Sunday school class. I need materials to help with the class.

margie on April 30, 2018:

i need answers, where r they

Donna Serpico on April 27, 2018:

supplement my religion class for 6th grade

Janet Curmi on April 07, 2018:

For my CCD class

Karen Schwenker on January 31, 2018:

Always looking for novel BIBLE story printouts for sunday school, kids worship time or kids talks.

Hannah Stewart on December 05, 2017:

Just started teaching a Sunday School class last weekend :) I'm excited to incorporate this in my lesson plan.

Jeanette (author) from Australia on November 09, 2017:

Sorry about the late reply. To download individual worksheets, you will need to:

1. click on "source" under a picture

2. click on the name of the file that appears

3. download the file that pops up on docs.google

Hope that helps

Jeanette

MDT on October 04, 2017:

Looks great, but how do you download these worksheets? All the download links on the right side of the page have the word "advertisement" above them. I don't want to get a virus! I tred using the "copy/paste" commands - but it is poor quality.

Earline on September 19, 2017:

Will use them in my wed.night 3rd-6th grade classes at church

Debra Braun on September 08, 2017:

In my history homeschool class.

Tiffany Conti on September 04, 2017:

Very helpful for my Bible class! Thank you!

Patty on August 26, 2017:

My Sunday School class will be studing the old testament. These resources will help supplement the material I have.

Aimee M Deuell on August 17, 2017:

Teaching the old testament to our little lutherans

letterwriter on August 26, 2016:

Thanks for this worksheets... very good worksheet in the tower of Babel

Lois on April 18, 2016:

First may I congratulate you on the work you are doing. I am truly blessed by what you offer as without a budget there is not much that I can do. YOU are a tremendous help.

The puzzles, I am happy with every format. I deal with a wide age group and I will certainly find something appropriate here for each group. Thanks and blessings!

Lois

glomoris67 on November 06, 2015:

Having difficulties to print

peachy from Home Sweet Home on October 25, 2015:

great hub, I will download those word puzzle, i prefer those

teresa-wall-792 on May 03, 2014:

For my 1st graders, we are studying the prophets, tomorrow is Haggai.

deejmckay on November 17, 2013:

Thnx so much for this great resource.

Aladdins Cave from Melbourne, Australia on October 06, 2013:

Hello, just noticed your also from OZ.

God Bless you.

Cheers from Melbourne

ConvenientCalendar on April 30, 2013:

I like it when God changed Jacob to Israel, like when he change other names of people in the Bible, it was because they had a new identity in that name!

Messiah888 on March 23, 2013:

Good to see the old testament is still getting attention nicework

mommysue lm on November 30, 2012:

What a great resource. I will bookmark and return often.

Jeanette (author) from Australia on June 25, 2012:

@anonymous: See the section above on worksheets for the whole Bible

anonymous on June 23, 2012:

Deuteronomy 10

Fred Alb from Uruguay on June 16, 2012:

What a great job, great!

Congratulations!, really good!

A lens that is enjoyed for its content and appearance.

Beautiful!

anonymous on May 27, 2012:

How about the Bible puzzle makers at http://www.puzzlefast.com/bible/?

anonymous on May 04, 2012:

How about Connect the dots?

anonymous on April 12, 2012:

david and Barzillai

anonymous on February 11, 2012:

King Saul

anonymous on November 17, 2011:

Another amazing resource you have created for the blessing of others...I love your daisies!

anonymous on November 10, 2011:

Great lens! Thanks for sharing it with all us fellow Squids! One big thumbs up vote left!

JoyfulPamela2 from Pennsylvania, USA on August 06, 2011:

Thank you for listing all of these wonderful Bible learning pages! =D

justinejamie on July 03, 2011:

Thank you so much for sharing this. I believe it's very important to instill in them faith in God in a fun way at an early age.

Jerrad28 on June 30, 2011:

Wow, there are so many great resources in one place! Thanks :)

marckq on May 22, 2011:

Many thanks. I got a list of resources from everyone in the family from this lens, from my youngest to my mom and dad. Excellent help.

UKGhostwriter on April 24, 2011:

fantastic resource - well done!

Liz Mackay from United Kingdom on April 19, 2011:

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Jeanette (author) from Australia on March 12, 2011:

@anonymous: Hi Mary, I've added a couple more Rachel worksheets and a new section on Isaac and Rebekah. Hope you find your way back here again :-)

louchase on March 12, 2011:

My kids will love doing these activities ( me too!). Great resource.

anonymous on March 12, 2011:

love your site, but found nothing for Isaac and Rachel as far as worksheets go. Maybe in the future??

mrrandle8 on January 19, 2011:

Thanks again. Everyone loves these worksheets and coloring pages. I even had a couple of grown-ups rendered praise!

kougar lm on January 11, 2011:

Fantastic lens. It is both very pretty and extremely informative. Thank-you.

Philippians468 on January 09, 2011:

this lens has been a blessing. thank you and may you be blessed in return!

Philippians468 on January 09, 2011:

this lens has been a blessing. thank you and may you be blessed in return!

Jeanette (author) from Australia on November 10, 2010:

@JeffMcRitchie1: No. I didn't design these. Just collected them from various place aound the net to make them easier to find.

JeffMcRitchie1 on November 09, 2010:

Great lens! Nice choices of worksheets- did you design these? I liked how they included a variety of activities instead of only one style.

DARdreams on September 28, 2010:

These are wonderful! I have some resources on my lens "Make Your Brain Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise" that would also work for making worksheets, including how to make your own crossword puzzles and links to puzzle sites, including at least one with Bible themes.

ChristianTeenWorld on September 25, 2010:

Wow!

What a great resource for anyone in youth ministry!

Also, as the other people said, great design, great clean webpage!

If you have a chance, check out my site dedicated to Youth Ministry Resources

Thanks again!

MissPuppy on September 12, 2010:

This lens looks so pretty with all your lovely borders!!!!!

gods_grace_notes on September 10, 2010:

Another great lens... wow, I love these borders! Great job content AND style!

Connie