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Sunday School Games and Activities - Old Testament


Old Testament Sunday School Games and Activities

On this page you'll find links to dozens of great Sunday School games you can play in your class, club or homeschool to remind your children of the different Old Testament Bible stories. The games range from action group games to quieter board games or jigsaw puzzles.

You may also be interested in some New Testament Bible Games or my Sunday School Resources page which is the gateway to hundreds of Sunday School resources including coloring pages, crafts, worksheets, and more.

Six Days of Creation

Creation Mural

Creation Mural

(Fun collection of games to teach the creation story - ABC game, creation obstacle course using remote control cars, creation sequencing, creation sound effects, scavenger hunt, beanbag toss, who am I, order up, creation twister, creation pictionary)

Several creation printable activities for young children including a creation mini book, jigsaw puzzles for each of the days of creation, and a creation memory match.

Cards for playing concentration or any matching game.

Go on a creation scavenger hunt.

Printable creation matching cards for preschoolers.

Make creation dice and play the game in the application section.

Cain and Abel

Stomp - a noisy game played with balloons and trivia questions

Printable Cain and Abel lapbook (board) game

Noah and the Great Flood

Scroll down for an animal matching game and more for preschoolers.

Make a Noah's ark animal parade board game to play

Noah's Ark animal line up for preschoolers

Doves and olive branches, animal memory, Noah's ark animal pairs

Printable jungle animal bingo cards and boards

Printable farm animal bingo cards and boards

Links checked May 2013

The Tower of Babel

Teams build the highest tower from Newspaper and masking tape

Build a tower from different items


Scroll down to Spring 2010 [3] and click on week number 1: A son is promised to Abraham and Sarah - relay activity to play on page 1

A variation on the above game, wait and go

Links checked May 2013

Israel / Jacob

I is for Israel wrestles with God - make a jigsaw puzzle

Link checked Jun 2013


Draw baby Moses in the baskets. Color , cut out and put the memory verse back together - Exodus 2:10b

Scroll down to Summer 2010 [5] & [6] and click on week number 4: Moses asks Pharaoh to "Let my people go" - spot the difference in the story on page 3 of this booklet. Click on week number 6: Crossing the red sea and the exodus - play the games 'Streams and rivers' and 'Loaded' on page 1 of this booklet. Click on week number 7: Manna and quail in the desert - play 'I need', 'I went to market' and 'Bread' on page 1. Click on week number 10: Leaving the desert - a couple of games and a playdough activity on page 1.

The Plagues on Egypt

Play tic tac toads

Make two dice and bingo board sheets. Click on Review game to get a pdf document.

10 Commandments

10 Commandments Poster

10 Commandments Poster

(Find the missing commandment)

(10 commandments matching activity)

(10 commandments dice game)

Links checked Mar 2013

Pin the mouth on the donkey. Here's instructions for how to draw a donkey.

Joshua and Jericho

(Scroll almost to the bottom of this page for Get Ready for Battle a memory verse activity, build a house craft stick activity)

Links checked Mar 2013


(Learn about threshing and winnowing wheat, play who stole the snack?, pass the bread and separate the soldiers.)

(Find Gideon, the unlikely hero)

Links checked Oct 2013

Hannah and Samuel

(God heard Hannah's prayer and he hears our prays - telephone game at the bottom of the page)

(Pass the baby - memory verse game)

King David

(David's sheep printable color matching)

(David and Goliath slingshot activity)

(Another version of pin the rock on Goliath)

(David and Goliath marble-like game)

Elijah and Elisha

(Under the Bible Studies heading, click on Children: The calling of Elijah for a couple of games: "Who is Elijah" on p3 and a lego listening activity on p6. Click on Youth: the calling of Elijah for a couple of activities suitable for teenagers )

(Scroll down for Elisha and the widow review activity)

Links checked Mar 2013

Ezra and Nehemiah

(Teams build the highest tower from newspaper and masking tape)

(Building challenging mazes - a relay race in a maze)

Links checked Feb 2013


(Three games for the account of Daniel and the lions)

(Daniel in the lions' den quiz game)

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednegno

(Hananiah, Mishael, Azariah)

(Stop, drop and roll games for being rescued from a fire)


(The name game icebreaker activity)

Links checked Mar 2013


Make a pin Jonah to the map activity. Here are some maps to help you:

(Mark on boats, seaweed, whales, Nineveh)

Links checked Feb 2013

Sunday School activities for New Testament stories


Sunday School Games and Activities - New Testament

This page contains links to many Bible related games and activities (New Testament) suitable for your Sunday School class or homeschool.


Many More Sunday School Resources

Sunday School Resources

Here you will find links to huge collections of different resources for your Sunday School, homeschool or religious education classes, including crafts, worksheets, skits, games, snacks, and coloring pages.

Can you suggest any more Sunday School activities?

birmingham babtiest on June 13, 2018:

wow this will be good for sunday schools for the 6 and under class

AnnaFergison on December 10, 2012:

What a fabulous list of resources! If I can add one more that I have found very valuable:

I have used many of these activities with my classes, and they have very successful and a big hit with the kids! :D

anonymous on November 02, 2012:

Thanks for great lens. Hope to see more soon.

steph-naylor on July 20, 2012:

This Lens was just what I was looking for! Thanks for the useful info!

Journey13 on May 21, 2012:


Journey of Jesus: The Calling is a Facebook-based adventure game where you perform missions,

clear obstacles and help your friends.

anonymous on May 11, 2012:

Another great resource as always. :)

desa999 lm on January 27, 2012:

Nice lens on interesting topic

baby-strollers on December 08, 2011:

You've got some great ideas, thanks for sharing.

ideadesigns on September 09, 2011:

If I were teaching bible school I'd have this great place to come to! I could surely use some of this in my home too. Love this, keep up the good work. :)

Nancy Tate Hellams from Pendleton, SC on July 30, 2011:

I just realized that I have Childrens Church in the morning so looks like I have come to the right place. Thanks.

RhondaSueDavis on July 16, 2011:

Thanks for putting this together! Feels like a modern musueum and historical record. Will refer to this as I prepare my weekly preschool text and teachings! this week is hammer and building songs and activities from Noah's building of the Ark.

RhondaSueDavis on July 16, 2011:

Thanks for putting this together! Feels like a modern musueum and historical record. Will refer to this as I prepare my weekly preschool text and teachings! this week is hammer and building songs and activities from Noah's building of the Ark.

Kaafscorner on March 22, 2011:

My daughter just turned 2, so will be looking for Sunday School games appropriate for her age. I like this lens!

Philippians468 on January 11, 2011:

love the lens! fantastic ideas and outflow of creativity! cheers

charle lm on December 29, 2010:

Nice lens, I also wrote a lens about shooting games and would like you to read it , thanks

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