Parents are understandably concerned about their children and the influences of the world around them.
Christian parents especially want their children to be grounded in the Bible, so they won’t be as easily influenced by world values.
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One way that you can give your children a Biblical grounding is to use Bible games. Playing a Bible game is a fun, yet educational method to teach your kids more about the Bible. Playing games together as a family gives the family a sense of unity and bonding that is so important.
Not only do Bible games provide fun, but many of them can teach a variety of Bible facts and instill good values. A good Christian game will be based on a Bible story and allow you to use strategy and team work as well.
If you want to be sure that your kids get a spiritual education that is based on the Bible, then you need to start educating them about the Bible and what it has to say. Fun Bible games will help you with that. Bible Trivia Board Game, for ages 7 and up, presents trivia from the Old and New Testaments to challenge players with different levels of fun. Identify people, places and events found in the sacred text. Visit biblical lands and remember the men and women who carried forward the Lord’s word.
Of course, having a general knowledge of Bible places, people, and events will help you do well in these games which, in turn, can help inspire you to study the Bible more.
A number of Bible board games exist in a variety of formats to help stimulate your Bible knowledge. The Settlers of Canaan takes place in the territory of Canaan off the coast of the Great Sea. Each player represents a tribe of Israel seeking to settle in Canaan. Guide your tribe through the fertile lands of Canaan. Each hex space will yield resources that you can cash in for roads, settlements, and cities. Harvest resources of stone and ore from the land to help build Jerusalem and receive King David’s blessing. Harvest timber, grain, wool, and brick to build more roads and settlements to expand your territory. Work quickly! Your opponents are moving to settle the most fertile parts of Canaan. You also need to be wary a plague could come upon you at any time and destroy your harvest.
Playing a Bible board game will help the player make connections between Biblical characters, events, places, and themes. A vast amount of history can actually be learned through this type of activity. Cactus Games Bible Blurt is the Bible game of word racing. You’re searching your mind frantically for that elusive word. But this time the word you’re looking for is taken from the Bible.
Christian Bible games help to make learning fun, and will provide entertainment for the entire family as well. If you pick the right board games, you can actually teach your kids various academic fundamentals like math, language, and even values as well as Bible concepts.
The Bible is a wealthy book of knowledge, not only in its instruction, but also in the facts and trivia that it contains. When you play a Bible trivia game, it is almost a given that you will learn Bible facts. Bible trivia games make it a fun, exciting, and challenging way to expand your Bible knowledge, and in turn, you will astonish and impress your friends and family members! Bible Trivia is the perfect trivia game for anyone 6 years and up. Includes challenging questions about the people, history, stories, and facts from the Bible. There are 4 color-coded card categories: Great Stories, Jesus, God’s Son, Extra, Extra! and People, Places, & Things.
Late for the Sky Bibleopoly, unlike Monopoly, doesn’t reward players for the accumulation of wealth, but instead for the accumulation of good deeds. Here’s a biblical game of fun and faith. Bibleopoly combines the fun of a property trading game with remarkable cities of the Bible. Players journey through Bible cities, Meditation, Community Celebration, and occasionally The Abyss. They earn a cornerstone by helping a fellow player or doing community service. They then make offerings in order to earn the bricks and steeple needed to build a church.
It is important to understand the needs of children to effectively reach them. Here are five age groups and a recommendation of the types of activities that would be appropriate for each level of learning and understanding.
Children ages four and five love drama, guided conversation, guided play, fingerplays, Bible puzzles, books, art activities, and block building. Bible games for children are appropriate activities for this age group, as well as this David and Goliath Felt Set. Teach this story of faith, obedience and courage despite all odds with these colorful, soft felt figures and coordinating pieces. It comes with 15 sturdy pre-cut pieces that can be played with by the children or used by a parent, older sibling, or teacher in guided instruction.
The primary group, grades one and two, thrive on activities such as dramatic play, storytelling, Bible games, art activities, singing, puppets, and reading. What could be more appropriate than Bible Kids On Stage Charades! What a fun, creative way to encourage confidence and develop communication skills in young children. Each player takes a turn acting out animals, objects or actions from the Bible while the other players guess. National Parenting Publications Award and Early Childhood News 100 Best Picks.
Children in grades three and four like to do projects, drama, role playing, Bible games, Bible research, art activities, singing, reading, listening, memory work, using his/her own Bible.
In the Footsteps of Jesus Christian Card Game will get them into the Bible, searching for facts about Jesus and His life on earth. Designed to enable everyone from ages 4 to 94 to walk with Jesus through the Holy Land, familiar biblical stories come alive as you and your children encounter 60 sites from the life of Jesus and the first Christians. Their understanding of Scripture will deepen as they explore the Holy Land from Bethlehem, Jerusalem and the Judean Wilderness in the south to the Jordan River in the east and Nazareth, Cana and Capernaum in Galilee, from the Dead Sea to the Sea of Galilee and Caesarea Maritime along the Mediterranean coast.
For the Junior age group, which includes youngsters in grades five and six, preferences center around art, singing, games, memory work, Bible research, role playing, projects, using one’s own Bible, reading, and listening. Several activities could be chosen for this age group, including group Bible games, such as Cactus Games Outburst-Bible Edition This is an uproarious group Bible game filled with challenging and entertaining Bible topics. Each topic has 10 target answers. How many can you get? The fun begins when your team draws its very first topic. It could be “Names for Christ”, or “Animals in the Bible”, or “Sons of Jacob”. Pandemonium reigns as the 60-second timer is turned over and the verbal explosions begin. Your team will be pouring out answers, shouting out possibilities. But remember only the 10 target answers score points. Enjoy hours of fun in this non-intimidating, laughter-filled game that takes about an hour to play. Try it. Can you name “10 Books of the Old Testament”? You have one minute. Go!
Young teens, grades seven, eight, and nine, enjoy Bible games, singing, discussion, Bible research, and role playing. Some Bible games for adults are suited to this age, especially when played with their friends and/or with young adults.
Scattergories-Bible Edition is exciting family fun and a real discussion starter as you review your answers to categories such as “Things to Forgive.” How many Bible categories can you match before time runs out? Roll the letter die to determine the key letter for that round. You roll a ‘C’. Now start the timer. How quickly can you think of a “Place Christ walked”…”Capernaum! “A name for the Holy Spirit”…”Comforter”! This game is entertaining, enhances faith and promotes learning.
Remember, there is more to education than adding and subtracting, so check out the educational Bible games that your whole family will enjoy playing. Below you will see a few more samples of the almost 900 Bible games for the entire family to enjoy and learn from that Amazon.com has to offer. Everything from Veggietales, to Bible trivia, Bible study games, books of the Bibles games, Bible games for kids, Bible games for youth, teens and adults, and Bible versions of many popular secular games. Click on each individual picture to read a complete description of each game. (opens in a new window) Have fun!