Flashcards for Bible Study
“Are we there yet?”
Every parent who has taken a trip with a child has heard those words. How do we keep our children focused on something productive or break up the activities when we are on a long trip?
Today, let’s look at five ways you can use our Old Testament and New Testament flashcards to keep your children busy, but also focused on something productive. The Grapevine flashcards contain the characters and events found on the Old Testament and New Testament timelines.
Here are a few ideas for using flashcards for Bible study while on a trip:
- Put the flashcards in chronological order.
- Recite the memory verse related to each flashcard.
- Draw a card and recite a fact about that card. For added difficulty, each person passes the card to the next person and that person must give a new fact. The last person to recite a new fact keeps the card.
- Pick a flashcard and give the character/event that is before and after it on the timeline.
- Ask a question related to that character/event to the others in the car. The question must begin with
Trips can be a fun time to review what your children have learned about the Bible. It helps to give children something productive to think about and parents a way to include Bible in their trip.
Many times these kinds of games open up discussions and questions. During trips you have more time to discuss things with your children than at home. Take advantage of your next trip and include Flashcards as part of your travel time.
Share with me your ideas for including Bible when you travel; I would love to hear them.