Fruit of Spirit

Kids

We know that discipleship in the home is essential.

And we also know that the local church has a role to play in equipping families in that effort. The Fruit of the Spirit is a wonderful focus for even our little kids as these are the heart attitudes that Jesus calls us to embody in all of life.

Our recommendation is to walk through one "fruit" each week as a part of your regular Family Worship time. If you have toddler-aged children, you may slow it down and take 2 or more weeks per "fruit".

Each "week" listed below includes: a focus "fruit", memory verse, and corresponding Bible story from the Jesus Storybook Bible. If you have older kids who are reading, you may want to opt for reading the Bible story out of an actual Bible instead of the Jesus Storybook Bible.

Note: We are re-working this resource a bit and will soon have weekly booklets available for download for each Fruit of the Spirit with even MORE activities!

Weeks 1-4 are available below and weeks 5-8 are soon to come!

Download the Book 1 activity booklet here (weeks 1-4 only)

Download the Fruit of the Spirit 4x6 cards here (weeks 1-4 only)

Additional ideas and resources for the Fruit of the Spirit

https://thelittlesandme.com/category/for-littles/the-fruit-of-the-spirit/

https://christianyouthbiblestudies.com/free-fruit-of-the-spirit-printables/

https://arrowsandapplesauce.com/teaching-kids-fruits-of-spirit-memory-game/

Week 1

Fruit of the Spirit

Love | I can love God and love others

Memory Verse

"We love because he first loved us." | 1 John 4:19

Jesus Storybook Bible

The Beginning: A Perfect Home | page 18

Week 2

Fruit of the Spirit

Self-Control | I can choose to control my actions, words, and responses.

Memory Verse

"For God gave us a spirit not of fear, but of power and love and self-control." | 2 Timothy 1:7

Jesus Storybook Bible

The Terrible Lie | page 28

Week 3

Fruit of the Spirit

Faithfulness | I can be faithful toGod and other people, because He perfectly shows me how to be faithful.

Memory Verse

"For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness." | Psalm 33:4

Jesus Storybook Bible

A New Beginning | page 38

Week 4

Fruit of the Spirit

Joy | I can show that I am filled with joy when I spend time with God.

Memory Verse

"Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice." | Philippians 4:4

Jesus Storybook Bible

God Makes a Way | page 92

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