Bible Bookmarks

Activity Objective

To create bookmarks for the children's Bibles

Lesson Outcome

The children will be able to locate Scripture passages.


  • 2 ?" x 8" strips of heavy construction paper
  • Markers
  • Bibles
  • Clear contact paper
  • Religious stickers (optional)


  • After the children have had some time to look through their Bibles, invite them to create Bible bookmarks.
  • Ask each child to choose one of the following passages (or a favorite passage of his or her own).
  • Instruct the children to copy their verses onto the strips of construction paper.
  • Once the verses are copied, the children may add religious symbols or stickers.
  • When the bookmarks are finished, cover both sides of them with contact paper.

Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart, Word Smart

Approximate Time

10 minutes


If a child chooses his or her own Scripture passage, make sure that the content of the passage is appropriate.


If there are children in your group with special needs (physical, visual, hearing, language, or behavioral disabilities), adapt the activity accordingly.