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We Are All Adopted!

November is National Adoption Month! This Single Lesson from Karl Bastian explores Bible characters that were adopted and illustrates adoption as a picture of salvation for everyone!

CODE 2-5-2 Spy-Themed Curriculum

Teach kids how to grow up like Jesus with this spy-themed 4-week curriculum...new from the Kidologist! 

Next Steps for Kids

Lead your kids through the Next Steps in their spiritual journey.

Premium Member Perks

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Andy and the Ants Companion Lesson

 A new companion lesson is available for Karl's book, Andy and the Ants. Use ants to teach kids about the incarnation!

How do you spell S-A-L-V-A-T-I-O-N?

U-Turn Cards -- new from Karl Bastian -- create an engaging Gospel presentation that illustrate the "Romans Road" salvation message.

Kidology Coaching

Need help from a veteran children's ministry professional? Consider Kidology Coaching, where a dedicated coach guides you through foundational areas of ministry.


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It's About Relationship

You can download Karl's NEW eBook today - and the best part is, it's 100% FREE!

NoDuh, the Wise One

Teach the spiritual disciplines with NoDuh, an 11-part series of 5-minute high-resolution videos that challenges kids areas of fasting, simplicity, and more.

Buy USED and SAVE in the Garage Sale

Make your children's ministry dollars stretch farther by shopping for bargains on gently-used items in the Kidology Garage Sale!

Jam Packed with Bright Ideas

24 Kidmin Experts share their best ideas for object lessons, crafts, games, worship, missions, teaching, technology, leadership, and more!

Listen to Kidmin Talk!

Check out the free audio episodes in our podcast, Kidmin Talk. C'mon over and open your ears!


Curriculum for Any Church!

Whether you lead in a small urban church, a large suburban church, or a mobile church, you need a curriculum that is unique and flexible. DiscipleTown has what you need!

Discovering God's Path Curriculum

Discovering God's Path Curriculum is a 3-year reproducible curriculum released FREE on a rotating quarterly basis as a benefit for Kidology Premium Members

Let's Talk Kidmin Facebook Page

Got Kidmin questions? Need advice? Want to connect with other Kidmin leaders and volunteers? Check out Kidology's Let's Talk Kidmin group on Facebook!

Kidology Open Source Curriculum

Kidology Open Source Curriculum is a FREE set of tools you download, remix, and share with others!  Budget-friendly 3-year curriculum for church, home, & school

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Six Questions to Ask When Choosing Songs for Worship with Kids

When it comes to worship with children the choices of songs might be overwhelming, but rather than going back to the few songs you repeat each week, consider these questions to help you find the best worship songs for kids.

Applying God's Word to Our Lives

Take the DIY project you've been working on and use it to teach a valuable lesson in applying God's Word.

21 Questions to Ask Those You Lead

One of the most important skills a leader needs to learn is to listen. Here are 21 crucial questions we need to learn to ask. 

Develop: Leveraging Transformational Moments

Development as a dynamic system [is] a perpetually ongoing process, extending from conception to death, that is molded by a complex network of biological, psychological, and social influences. ~ Laura E. Berk “Jesus became wiser and stronger. He also became more and more pleasing to God and to people.” (Luke 2:52)   p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 11.7px 0.0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 15.0px; font: 12.0px 'Lucida Grande'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

Ministry Problems--Is It Plugged in?

Call a tech helpdesk and one of the first questions asked is “Is it plugged in?” Duh, yes. But, oh wait, let me make sure ...

Ant Tag

Scripture (Proverbs 6:6) tells us to learn a lesson from the ants on how to be wise. Here's a game that is both fun and lets you do just that.

Why People Aren't Excited about Your Children's Ministry

Do you feel tired and frustrated by the lack of support and excitement for your ministry? Here are strategic questions to ask to help you examine why.

Can a Pastor Take a Day Off?

Can a Pastor take a day off? Yes, you CAN get a day OFF. And it can be Amazing!

When Should the Significant Other Start Disciplining the Kids?

Many children's pastors and children's ministry volunteers want to help single parents and families. Here's helpful advice on who should discipline and how.

Get That Lesson to Stick!

We all want to get the Word of God into the children we teach. Here's a simple idea to get the kids into the Word.

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CPC17 Meet up??

Bummer its already full. i think about 2018. see you at CPC!...

CPC17 Meet up??

Chris, Yosemite Summit 2017 is already full. If you ever get on Facebook the Yosemite Summit FB Group is the best way to keep up to date on that event...

CPC17 Meet up??

Looking forward to CPC17, whats going on with Yosemite 2017....

CPC17 Meet up??

Yes! It will be Wed evening fro 6-7:30pm. Drop by theKidology Booth for location - have to determine it once there, but right now it looks like it wil...

CPC17 Meet up??

Karl, Are we doing a CPC meet up this year? Who here is coming to CPC17?...

Inspired by a Bible Verse?

Click this link for the stories of five Christians and the Bible verses that changed their lives. Happy New Year, Joel....

Inspired by a Bible Verse?

Along those lines...what is your favorite Bible verse and why? I really like 1 Timothy 4:12 and Hebrews 10:23-25, however... My current favorite Bib...

Inspired by a Bible Verse?

Can anyone think of an illustration where someone inspired by a Bible verse did something that didn't make sense only to have incredible results. Year...

Books of the Bible curriculum

Are you looking for a brief survey of the Bible books in both OT and NT? Then check out DiscipleTown units 13 & 14, How to Navigate the Old Testament ...

Books of the Bible curriculum

I am looking for a good curriculum for teaching the books of the bible to last 4 -6 weeks. Any suggestions?...

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New in Online Training

Walk Through Paper!

In this Kidology Lab, Karl Bastian, the Kidologist - shows you an amazing trick you can do for your kids, with a bonus fun gag that always gets a laugh. Without cutting the edges of a normal piece of paper, Karl will show you how to cut a hole in the paper large enough for an entire person to pass through. Sounds impossible! It is, unless you know the secret.

The Amazing Quarter and Dime trick

In this Kidology Lab, Karl shows you how to pass a quarter through a hole the size of a dime. It's impossible! (Unless you know the secret.) It's a great object lesson on how God can do the impossible!

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New in the Resource Directory

I'm The Story
I'm The Story provides the world's best personalized classic books for children and adults. Our books are gateways to other worlds. Customize yours today!!

Creative Arts Store
Give you the Resources To Creatively Expand Your Ministry.

DiscipleZone Resources at Grace Church
Walking with Jesus: A Step-by-Step Guide for New Christian Kids by Rev. Dennis Barta. This booklet will help children know how to live as a Christian after accepting Jesus as Savior.

Impress Kids
Impress Kids is Bible memory games for this generation of children. Impress Kids is used in Christian churches, homes, and day schools, and everywhere else boys and girls around the world are becoming followers of Jesus Christ.

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We write songs that help kids memorize God's Word! All of them come straight from Scripture.

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Latest Podcast Episodes:

Kidmin Talk #091 - November 30th, 2016
Karl Bastian is joined on this podcast by two expert communicators. Kidology Coach Barney Kinard and professional magician Johnny Mobley (aka Johnny Magic) were in town for the FCM Conference so Karl sat down with them and asked them to share some insights on how to engage an audience. PLUS, learn about an amazing new School of Magic kit and app from Johnny Magic!

Kidmin Talk #090 - November 23rd, 2016
God works through relationships. He is in the people building business not program development. God is not interested in building your ministry. He is passionately committed to building YOU and building others through you. This is the final keynote in the Awesome Series as we look at our Awesome Community in Kidmin.

Kidmin Talk #089 - November 17th, 2016
We have an Awesome Opportunity - given to us by God to make a real difference not only in our world, but for eternity. Only YOU can do what God has planned for you. We have this incredible opportunity to see God's Plan come to pass! Learn the secret to significance and seeing your life become everything that God planned for you, far in advance!

Kidmin Talk #088 - November 10th, 2016
We serve an Awesome God, and yet, we get overwhelmed and stressed by the challenges of ministry. The struggle is ironic, but real. Ironic, because we have the Almighty God of the universe behind us - and yet, we often focus on the obstacles. This podcast will encourage you and help you have a Jedi-like calm as you realize that your big problems are no problem to the God we serve!

Kidmin Talk #087 - November 1st, 2016
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! How do we make Christmas special for kids? This podcast features a BUNCH of ideas to make Christmas special in your children's ministry.

From The Kidologist, Karl Bastian



Amaze Your Kids with this Easy Coin Trick!

All you need is a quarter, a dime, and a piece of paper...

Karl is back with another Kidology Lab Video bringing you easy and fun ways to connect with kids while teaching them about our amazing God!

In this FREE videoKarl shows you how to do something IMPOSSIBLE! Can a quarter pass through a hole the size of a dime? Of course not – unless you know the secret! PLUS, in a second video – an exclusive perk for Kidology Premium All Access Members – you’ll learn how to cut a hole in a piece of paper that YOU can pass completely through, without cutting the edges of the paper. Amaze your kids while teaching them that God can make the impossible, POSSIBLE!

P.S. Forward this to a friend so they can be amazing too!




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