People of all ages should memorize Scripture. Preschoolers can memorize a verse a month. Older students can memorize a verse a week. The first part of this section describes activities you can use in your Christian Preschool or Children's Ministry Sunday School class to help the children memorize the Memory Verse. The second part of this section includes sheets of Memory Verses you can send home with the children.
Memory Verse Activities
While repeating a verse over and over again is effective, it can get pretty boring pretty quickly. Try using a game to make memorization fun. Click on a game below for a description of how to use the game to help children memorize Scripture.
You can also use writing to help the children learn the verse. But add a fun twist and let them write using ancient writing techniques. Click on the technique below to see an example.
The students might also enjoy solving a "Coded Message." See Brain Teasers.
Memory Verse Handouts
It may take younger students more than one Sunday to memorize a verse. Send a copy of the verse home with the children. Encourage the parents to help the children memorize the verse. Click on a verse below to go to a page you can print, copy and send home with the children.