Psalms

Sunday School Projects & Activities

  • A "First Aid" Kit of Psalms - Create a list of Psalms to help children with specific problems
  • David's Prayer Journal - Shep and Lily discuss David's psalms and encourage kids to keep their own prayer journal
  • Explore the Book of Psalms - Find the longest chapter, the shortest chapter, and the midpoint in the Bible
  • Personal 23rd Psalm Books - Look at 23rd Psalm books created by a Sunday school class of 4th and 5th graders
  • Psalm 133 in Legos - Shalom Clark illustrated Psalm 133:1-3 using Legos® and Comic Life©.
  • Psalm 23 in Legos - A mother shares how having her boys create Lego scenes depicting the 23rd Psalm brought about a healing of a fever.
  • Psalm Writing - A Psalm is a prayer to God, telling Him about what's happening in your life.
  • Sing a New Song for Your Life - Write your own new song as Psalms 96:1 encourages
  • Writing an Acrostic Psalm - In an acrostic Psalm, like Psalm 119, each of the verses started with one of the letters from the 22-lettered Hebrew alphabet.
  • Writing Psalms - Students answer a series of questions to help them write a Psalm. This exercise can be customized for younger or older children.

Fun & Games

  • Break the Code - Psalms - Decipher the Bible verses (all of them are Psalms)
  • Coloring Page - The Lighted Path
  • Coloring Page - The Lord is My Shepherd
  • Growing Strong in the Lord - Read Psalms 1:1-3 and then find your way through the maze to the stream
  • Psalm 104 - Cut out the pictures and put them in the right place in the Psalm
  • Psalm 107 - Match the leaf pattern to discover the Bible verse
  • Psalm 117 - This is the shortest psalm in the Bible. Write two things that you praise God for
  • Psalm 147 - Fill in the words from the Psalm and then find those objects in the picture
  • Psalm 148 - Fill in the words from the Psalm and then find those objects in the picture
  • Psalm 8 - Cut out the pictures and put them in the right place in the Psalm
  • Psalm Fill In - Use the list of words in the box to fill in the blanks of Psalm 100
  • The Psalms—Songs to the Lord - Find your way through the maze of musical instruments
  • A Question about Psalms - Identify which two psalms David wrote in the cave
  • Thanksgiving Psalms - Use brown, red, orange, and yellow crayons to trace the words from Psalm 95:2.

Read a Story

A hymn of praise

A Psalm of great comfort

More Psalms

Psalms about God as a Teacher and Guide
(book 1)

Psalms about nature
(book 1)

Psalms dealing with praise and singing
(book 2)

Psalms showing how God helps us
(book 2)

Another Psalm of Praise
(book 3)

A Psalm about nature
(book 4)

Psalms showing how God is our help and guide
(book 5)

Psalms for Younger Children
Read Psalms

Psalms for Older Children
The Book of Psalms contains five hymnals.

  • Book one is Ps. 1-41
  • Book two is Ps. 42-72
  • Book three is Ps. 73-89
  • Book four is Ps. 90-106
  • Book five is Ps. 107-150