The Widow's Offering Flannelgraph Bible Story

Giving and Tithing Bible Story

The Widow's Offering
Scripture: Mark 12:41-43
The Beginner's Bible for Toddlers : pg 144-147
Through the Bible in Felt : pg 216

Giving and Tithing Bible Verses

Psalm 23:1 - The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want.
Tune:  Are You Sleeping

The Lord is my Shepherd; (repeat)
I shall not want. (repeat)
The Lord is my Shepherd;
I shall not want.
Psalm 23:1 (repeat)

2 Corinthians 9:7c - God loves a cheerful giver.

Giving and Tithing Bible Song

O Be Careful  Traditional

O be careful little eyes what you see (point to eyes)
O be careful little eyes what you see
For the Father up above (point up for Jesus)
Is looking down in love (put hand to eyes and look down)
O be careful little eyes what you see

Additional Verses:
…little hands what you do
…little feet where you go
…little ears what you hear
…little mouth what you say
…little mind what you think

Giving and Tithing Activity Sheet

The Widow's Offering Worksheet  Sheet available in the Bible Activity Workbook

Color with broken crayons.

Giving and Tithing Activities and Crafts

Tithe Worksheet

Sponge Paint

Sponge paint the Tithe Poster using coin shaped (circle) sponges.  Glue on a piece of construction paper.

Heart Envelope

My Heart Envelope for God

Create an envelope from the Heart Envelope template.  Follow the directions on the pdf.  Allow the child to fill the envelope with money to give to God during the church offering.

My Giving Bank

Make a bank out of a cylinder container.  Cut a slit in the lid.  Decorate and write, "I Can Give to God."  Place coins and money in the bank to give to church, missionaries, or other ministries.

Giving and Tithing Explanation

The main point behind tithing is that all we have is not ours but God's.  He asks that we give some back to Him with a happy heart.

Halloween Candy

Halloween Candy Tithing

Use Halloween candy to teach tithing

Two boys making cookies

Serve and Give

As a family choose a place to serve and give (i.e. Local Soup Kitchen, help an elderly neighbor, make cookies for someone, give to Good Will, Samaritan's Purse)

Money Box

Teach Money Management and Work Ethic

It is so important to give your child a work ethic and teach that any money that comes their way is God’s and they are simply stewards of it.  Here are a few ideas we are did in our home.

The Widow's Offering Interactive Bible Story

Available in the New Testament Curriculum1 Year Interactive Bible Stories. and 2 Year Interactive Bible Stories


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