Children's ministry word puzzles are a fun way to become familiar with important messages from your lesson. Look for Crosswords, Cross-outs, Fill-in, Scrambles, Word searches, mazes and more. Use these special activities for a particular theme, or just for fun. Always a hit with the kids. More information
(Word Search) The children will complete a word search that teaches about Jesusí promised helper.
(Word Search) Children search for words found in the story of when Abram & Lot had to part company due to the size of their flocks.
(Cross-out) Children cross out words that are the names of animals, colors, and numbers to reveal the encouraging message of Romans 8:28
(Word Search) Children search for words found in the story about Elijah's confrontation with Ahab and Jezibel.
(Cross-out) Children cross out certain words in this puzzle to reveal the message of 1 Peter 3:18, that Jesus died for our sins to bring us to God.
(Maze) Job patiently endured many twists and turns in his life, struggling through what appeared to be dead-ends. Likewise, our lives can seem like a confusing maze of events, but thankfully, we know God has the answer key.
(Cryptogram) People tend to look at other's outward appearance, but God looks at the heart.
(Word Scramble) Kids unscramble words that describe some of Godís attributes.
(Word Search) The Word of God, the Bible, was written by over 35 people, each coming from a different background. This word search lets the kids find key words about the people who wrote the Bible.
(Word Fill-in) Children find key words from the story about Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
(Word Search) Children search for words related to Christian suffering and victory through Jesus Christ.
"All we like sheep have gone astray," Isaiah 53:6: A cross-shaped puzzle to help the kids memorize.
(Word Search) Kids search for words related to the dangers of coveting.
(Maze) Help Daniel avoid the lions and find his way out of this tricky maze.
(Word Search) Jesus tells us not to worry about our lives and to consider how God feeds the birds and dresses the lilies. (Matthew 6:25-34)
(Cross-out) Students complete this puzzle to see what God promised to Abraham. (Genesis 22:17a)
(Maze) A fun puzzle that will challenge students to recognize some of the distractions that can be demanding during the Christmas season and remind them of the true reason to celebrate Christmas.
(Maze) Children help Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego find their way to safety in this maze.
Taken from Daniel 3:12-30
(Word Scamble) Jesus comes to the rescue and performs His first miracle. Kids unscramble key words associated with John 2:1-11.
(Maze) Kids try to find which cartoon character leads to the topic of the day, which is to forgive others.
(Word Search) Spiritual Gifts used to build up the Body of Christ from Romans 12:4-8 and 1 Corinthians 12:8-10 can be found in this Word Search
(Word Scramble) Children unscramble words to learn more about God's love for them.
(Word Search) God knows the secrets of our hearts, our thoughts, how we were made; He knows everything. In this word search, children find words from key verses about God's knowledge.
(Cryptogram) When children finish decoding the puzzle, they learn that God is the creator of all things.
(Crossword) All the answers to this crossword puzzle deal with the attributes of God or His interaction with Biblical leaders.
(Word Fill-in) God promises to give those who love Him the "crown of life" if they do something important. Find out what it is!
(Crossword) "The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men." (Romans 1:18) Kids look up different Bible verses to solve this crossword puzzle about God's wrath.
(Cross-out) Children cross out words that are the names of planets, colors of the rainbow, and names of animals to reveal why Hannah dedicated her son Samuel to the Lord.
(Word Search) Children search for words related to Jesus rising from the dead.
(Crossword) We should store treasures in Heaven, not on earth. All of the answers to this crossword puzzle about where our treasures should be stored can be found in Matthew 6:19-21.
(Maze) It is amazing; Jesus has raised Lazarus from the dead!
(Word Fill-in) A word puzzle to help the kids discover what it really took for Noah to build the ark.
(Crossword) A puzzle based on 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 that describes how to be prepared for the return of our Lord, Jesus.
(Cross-out) Children cross out words that are the names of animals, colors, and numbers to reveal the encouraging message of 2 Peter 1:3
(Cross-out) While walking along the path, the Word of the Lord will be our guiding light. (Psalm 119:105)
(Word Search) The children will learn the details of one of Jesusí miracles.
(Crossword) Jesus depended on God, and He asks us to depend on Him and His power as a branch depends on the vine. John 15:4,5
(Word Search) Jesus was humble, and he shows us how to become humble servants with words found in John 13: 1-17
(Word Search) Children search for words found in the story of Job, when Satan afflicted Job with many sorrows in an attempt to get him to curse God.
(Crossword) An easy crossword puzzle using key words from the story of Joseph and his jealous brothers.
(Crossword) In this puzzle, students will use the story from Matthew 2:1-20 to answer questions about King Herod and his opposition to Jesus.
(Crossword) A puzzle based on the reign of King Joash.
(Word Scramble) Unscramble the words found in the story about the resurrection of Lazarus.
(Crossword) A puzzle about the story of Mary when she poured perfume onto Jesus' feet and then wiped them with her hair.
(Cross-out) After crossing out certain words, a bright message from Matthew 5:16 appears.
(Maze) A round and round you go maze where the children help the shepherd find his beloved little lost sheep.
(Word Search) We express love in many ways. Children will find words of love suggested in 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 hidden in this puzzle.
"But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord." (Joshua 25:15b) This verse is written on a Tangram, an ancient baffling puzzle kids can solve.
(Word Scramble) We can believe Jesus is the Son of God by the many miracles He performed.
(Word Scramble) Kids unscramble words and use happy and sad faces to identify emotions they may have during the week.
(Word Search) Children search for words found in the story of Nehemiah, who let neither opposition nor mockers stand in his way of rebuilding Jerusalem's walls for God.
(Word Scramble) Students unscramble the names of the city gates that Nehemiah and his friends repaired.
(Word Search) Even as children, we can give to the church in many meaningful ways to help the body of Christ grow.
(Word Search) Kids search for words from the story about Paul and Silas when they continued to glorify God and share the Good News of Jesus while in prison. (Acts 16:16-30)
(Word Scramble) The children will unscramble the words pertaining to Pentecost found in Acts 2.
(Cross-out) After crossing out certain words, a message from James 1:17 is revealed about perfect gifts coming from the Father.
(Cross-out) As Jesus died on the cross between two criminals, He asked His Father to do something very special for all of us. What He asked is found in Luke 23:24.
(Crossword) Kids can find all of the answers to this crossword puzzle by reading Psalm 23.
(Word Search) After completing this word search, the children will not be puzzled as to why God's jealousy is holy and just while theirs is not.
(Word Search) By hiding the spies Rahab took action and displayed outward evidence of where her loyalties lay. (Joshua 2:1-24)
(Maze) Kids help the jogger finish the race in this maze of perseverance
(Word Search) Children search for words related to Saul becoming king.
(Word Search) We are told to put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, we may be able to stand our ground. Kids become familiar with the different pieces of God's armor in this word search.
(Word Search) A word search puzzle that describes what we need to do to gain wisdom.
(Word Fill-in) The children will use their bibles to discover a secret message about helping others.
(Word Search) Students will complete a puzzle about the shepherds that spread the good news of Jesus' birth.
(Maze) Kids help Paul find his way to the Island of Malta by stepping on the debris from the ship.
(Crossword) The children will identify key words about Silasí service to the Lord.
(Cross-out) The message revealed in this puzzle will help the children understand the spiritual battle occurring between good and evil as described in Ephesians 6:12.
(Maze) Pride can easily entangle us if we are not careful.
"I am the vine, you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing" (John 15:5). This verse is written on a Tangram, an ancient baffling puzzle kids can solve.
(Crossword) A quick walk through Proverbs to discover the benefits of heeding instruction.
(Crossword) A search of the scriptures focusing on the betrayal and crucifixion of Jesus.
(Crossword) Children discover things they might have seen or heard had they been present during the Lord's Supper.
(Word Search) After Jesus was born, some very special people paid him a visit. Words from the story are hidden in this word search.
(Crossword) Kids learn about Jesus' power to heal while doing a crossword puzzle based on John 5:1-15.
(Cryptogram) Children decode the verse to find out what happens when they pray.
(Word Winder) What did it take for Daniel to survive when he was in Babylon? This word winder provides the answer.
(Word Scramble) Children unscramble words found in the story about the rich man and a beggar named Lazarus. Luke 16:19-31
(Word Search) Key words from the story of Ruth are hidden in this word search.
(Maze) Kids choose the correct path to finish the maze by only encountering the objects James compares the tongue to in the Bible.
(Word Winder) Children complete a Word Winder puzzle to find out why the Apostles followed Jesus.
(Maze) Kids race to see who can get through the maze and to the top of the tower first.
(Word Search) Children search for words from the Biblical account of the Tower of Babel.
(Cross-out) After crossing out certain words, the remaining message will help kids know how to trust in the Lord. Proverbs 3:5-6
(Word Winder) Children complete a Word Winder puzzle to uncover the name of one of the twelve minor prophets from the Old Testament who had a special message from God. The name of this prophet is Micah.
(Word Search) Joseph was one of twelve brothers, who became the twelve tribes of Israel. All twelve names are hidden in this word search.
(Word Scramble) God often uses ordinary people to accomplish great things for His purpose. In this puzzle, children unscramble the names of some unlikely Bible heroes.
(Word Scramble) Children unscramble words found in the story about the fall of Jericho.
(Riddle) Children are given eight questions to try and slove a riddle. Which student will answer the riddle with the fewest clues?
Find out if the kids can see the name of Jesus and a picture of Him when they close their eyes with these optical puzzles. Also a great object lesson to introduce prayer and quiet time.
(Cross-out) Children discover that "blessings" crown the head of the righteous in this special word cross-out puzzle from Proverbs 10:6a.
(Word Search) Kids will have fun searching for words while learning about covenants.
(Word Fill-in) Children find out what they can become according to Romans 12:1 when they have Godly attitudes.
(Word Fill-in) Children discover that God is everywhere' He is all around us. Words from Psalm 139:7-12.
(Word Search) A search to find out what happened to Jonah when he disobeyed God.
(Word Search) Many names are given to Jesus. Find some of them hidden in this word search.
(Word Scramble) Children look up verses and unscramble words to discover other names and descriptions given to John the Baptist.
(Cryptogram) Children decode the verse to find out who watches over us.
(Cryptogram) Kids decode the words to find out whom we should be following. Psalm 25:5
(Word Search) Students will complete the following puzzle about the Wisemen that searched for Jesus so that they could worship Him.
Students unscramble words that name seven of the kings and queens found in the Bible.
Kids discover what love is and what love is not using 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a
(Word Scramble) Kids unscramble words that describe dads.