Thinking more highly of yourself than of others; arrogance (See also humility, meekness)
"Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall." Proverbs 16:18
Kids read several situations and decide if the child acted in a boastful or humble way.
Using the parable about the Tax Collector and the Pharisee, this activity will help show the difference between humility and pride.
Who gets the glory when things go well, you or God?
Society promotes pride and high self-esteem as the greatest building blocks for a happy productive life. In today’s lesson children will learn that too much pride or self-esteem is a very dangerous thing.
After completing this lesson, the children will understand how pride gets in the way of following God and the plan He has for our lives.
(Word Search) Jesus was humble, and he shows us how to become humble servants with words found in John 13: 1-17
(Maze) Pride can easily entangle us if we are not careful.
(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.
A skit about three boys who realize through a little humility to give credit to whom the credit is due. (A skit for four persons)
A moving skit about how one crooked tree was blessed on Christmas day. (Skit for six:
(Storybook Available) A young fish finds that sin comes with a high price!
(Storybook Available) A raccoon's prideful ego becomes his downfall.
A moving story about how one crooked tree was blessed on Christmas Day.