Planning Your Class Time

Creating a schedule is one of the most important things a class leader can to to ensure an effective lesson.  Check out some helpful suggestions in the video and sample schedules below.

 

Sample Sunday Pre-K Schedule

7:45/9:15/10:45 20 min. Quiet Play with Toys at Tables
8:05/9:35/11:05 5 min. Class Rules Review
8:10/9:40/11:10 10 min. Music (Father Abraham; The B-I-B-L-E; The Wise Man and the Foolish Man; Obedience; Only a Boy Named David; Jesus Loves Me)
8:20/9:50/11:20 5 min. “Point to the Truth” Activity
8:25/9:55/11:25 10 min. Bible Lesson
8:35/10:05/11:35 10 min. Bathroom Break
8:45/10:15/11:45 8 min. Snack
8:53/10:23/11:53 10 min. “Practice the Truth” / Craft Activity
9:03/10:33/12:03 5 min. Classroom Clean-Up
9:08/10:38/12:08 7 min. Memory Verse Game
9:15/10:45/12:15 10 min. Activity or Coloring Page

 

Sample Sunday Elementary Schedule

7:45/9:15/10:45 10 min. Activity or Coloring Page/Whisper Zone
7:55/9:25/10:55 10 min. Group Memory Verse Review Game
8:05/9:35/11:05 5 min. Class Rules Review
8:10/9:40/11:10 10 min. “Point to the Truth” Activity
8:20/9:50/11:20 10 min. Music (Father Abraham; The Wise Man and the Foolish Man; Lord, I Lift Your Name on High; Here I Am to Worship)
8:30/10:00/11:30 15 min. Bible Lesson & Prayer
8:45/10:15/11:45 10 min. Bathroom Break/Whisper Zone/Individual Review of Last Week’s Memory Verse
8:55/10:25/11:55 5 min. Snack
9:00/10:30/12:00 10 min. “Practice the Truth” Activity/Memory Verse Game
9:10/10:40/12:10 5 min. Classroom Clean-Up
9:15/10:45/12:15 10 min. Activity or Coloring Page/Bible Word Hangman/Whisper Zone

 

Sample Wednesday Pre-K Schedule

6:15 20 min. Quiet Play with Toys at Tables
6:35 5 min. Class Rules Review
6:40 5 min. Character Quality/Memory Verse Review Game
6:45 10 min. Craft
6:55 9 min. Character Quality Lesson from Scripture
7:04 8 min. Music (Father Abraham; The B-I-B-L-E; The Wise Man and the Foolish Man; Obedience; Jesus Loves Me)
7:12 8 min. Snack
7:20 10 min. Bathroom Break and Walk to Gym
7:30 20 min. Gym Play
7:50 5 min. Return to Classroom
7:55 15 min. Coloring Pages

 

Sample Wednesday Elementary Schedule

6:15 10 min. Activity or Coloring Page/Whisper Zone
6:25 5 min. Character Quality/Memory Verse Review Game
6:30 5 min. Review Class Rules
6:35 5 min. Transition to Gym
6:40 20 min. Pep Rally
7:00 25 min. Gym Play
7:25 10 min. Bathroom Break & Return to Classroom
7:35 5 min. Snack
7:40 15 min. Character Quality Lesson from Scripture
7:55 5 min. Classroom Clean-Up
8:00 10 min. Activity or Coloring Page/Bible Word Hangman/Whisper Zone

 

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Trey GarnerTrey Garner
Trey Garner is the Pastor of Children's Ministries at Faith Church. He has been married to his wife Deb since 2001. They have two children named Noah and Lauren. Originally from Texas, Trey appreciates barnwood, armadillos, and Blue Bell Ice Cream.