Many classroom supplies, made for typical school classrooms, can be modified to be used in children’s ministry classrooms for just as much fun and impact on learning! Below are some ways you can use these products to spice up your class time. You can click on any title or photo to find out more about each one.

Blank Puzzle Pieces

714ZcXI2RaL._SL1000_Use these blank puzzle pieces for playing games like putting books of the Bible in order, arranging the words of a key Bible verse, guessing the key point of a lesson, and more!

Jumbo Magnetic Spinner

71TbhbNzs4L._SL1145_Use this spinner as a prize wheel, put questions on it for a review game; the possibilities are endless!

Magnetic Whiteboard Spinners

61Pp0FrL-4L._SL1000_Draw your own wheel on a whiteboard and use these magnetic spinners to create unlimited game and teaching ideas.

Erasable Cool Cubes

51gXPRiUNjLWrite whatever you want on these cubes and use them as teaching tools for Bible stories, Bible verses, games, and more!


41sfrBZ2kHLThe use for these needs no explanation.

Magnetic Felt Board

51mw9WX2SjLIf you like to use felt boards with your teaching, this one is extremely functional. Use this magnetic felt board to stick to any metal surface, including magnetic whiteboards.

Labeling Globe

513shIVQ5ILWrite on this globe, or allow children to label it, when talking about missions. You can use the globe to show children where missionaries are located or where mission projects your church supports are in the world.

Lights & Sounds Answer Buzzers

51FT0du4MtLSome of you may know that I highly recommend the Answer Buzzers. I recently found out that they have added lights to them! As if these weren’t cool enough, they just became even more awesome!

Do you have any other popular classroom supplies that you like to use in your children’s ministry? Leave your ideas in the comments or comment on social media!

Previous articleHow to Keep Your Custodian Happy
Next articleWhat We Are Getting Wrong About Family Ministry
GJ Farmer is a husband, a dad, the founder of, and is the Children’s Pastor at First Baptist Church in Somerset, Kentucky. He has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Church Ministries and a Master’s degree in Children’s Ministry. He has also been fortunate to lead and teach groups at children’s ministry conferences and to have had some of his writing published. Apart from working with kids, he enjoys reading, performing magic tricks, playing video games, and University of Kentucky basketball.