Proverbs for Kids

Learn how to be a wise kid so that you can live the awesome life God planned for you.

Intro to the Book of Proverbs

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Solomon was the wisest man on earth and he had some wisdom to share with everyone.

Key Points:

  • The book of Proverbs comes from Solomon.
  • The book of Proverbs can give anyone wisdom for life.
  • Anyone who knows Jesus can actually live the Proverbs.

Memory Verse:

Proverbs 1:4 These proverbs will give insight to the simple, knowledge and discernment to the young.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. What’s the best decision you’ve ever made? Explain. What’s a bad decision you’ve made? Explain.
  3. Who wrote the book of Proverbs? Who was his Dad?
  4. How do the proverbs help us?
  5. How does Jesus help us to live a smart and good life?
  6. Read James 3:13. How do our actions prove that we are wise? Why is humility important to honoring God?
  7. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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How to Be a Wise Kid

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Wisdom isn't just for owls. It's for every kid who wants to pursue God!

Key Points:

  • Wise kids are smart.
  • Wise kids have kindness deep down.
  • Wise kids live a long time.

Memory Verse:

Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. 

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Make a list of wise choices kids can make. Make a list of unwise choices kids can make. Why should we stick with the wise choices?
  3. Why do you think we should trust God’s perspective over our own?
  4. Why is it important to be kind?
  5. Why is obedience important to a kid?
  6. Read Jeremiah 29:11. What does it mean to you that God has a plan for your life? How does our obedience affect this promise?
  7. Read Psalm 9:10. How does knowing God help you to trust him more?
  8. Read Proverbs 28:26. How does obeying God keep us safe?
  9. Read 1 Corinthians 13:4. What does this verse say about love? How can you love others this way?
  10. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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This is part of the Proverbs for Kids series.

Life’s Biggest Choices

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If you learn how to make good kid choices now, then when you grow up, you’ll know how to make good grown-up choices!

Key Points:

  • God lets you make choices.
  • God gives you wisdom for making good choices.
  • If it honors God, then it’s a good choice.

Memory Verse:

Proverbs 16:3 Commit your actions to the LORD, and your plans will succeed.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Make a list of good choices you should make at school. Make a list of good choices you should make at home.
  3. Why do you think God doesn’t want us to be robots?
  4. How do your parents help you to make good choices?
  5. How does the Bible help us to make good choices?
  6. Read Psalm 143:8. Who deserves our trust? What does it mean to give ourselves to God?
  7. Read Proverbs 3:5-6. Why is it better to trust God’s plan?
  8. Read Psalm 56:3. What are some things that cause you to fear? How can you trust God with those things?
  9. Read Hebrews 13:5. Why shouldn’t we trust in money or stuff? Who provides what we need?
  10. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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Wisdom Can Be Your Friend

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Wisdom is just like a friend who doesn't want to see you sad or in trouble.

Key Points:

  • Wisdom can be your friend.
  • Your parents can introduce you to wisdom.
  • Wisdom will keep you on the right path.

Memory Verse:

Proverbs 4:6 Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Love her, and she will guard you.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. List some of the important qualities a good friend should have. Do you have those qualities in your life?
  3. What is wisdom? How does it help us?
  4. What are some wise things your parents have taught you?
  5. How do you know if you’re on the right path? How do you know if you’re on the wrong path?
  6. Read Matthew 6:33. Who should be first in our lives? How should we live? What does God promise to give us if we stay on his path?
  7. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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Learning Wisdom from Animals

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God uses some pretty unimportant animals to teach us some really important lessons.

Key Points:

  • The ant teaches us to prepare for the future.
  • The rock badgers teaches us how to be safe.
  • The locust teaches us about strength in numbers.
  • The lizard teaches us about our bright future.

Memory Verse:

Proverbs 30:25 Ants—they aren’t strong, but they store up food all summer.

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. What’s the coolest animal you’ve ever seen in a zoo or in a book? Describe why it was so cool to you?
  3. What does the ant teach us? What about the rock badger?
  4. Why do we need other Christians to help us? Where can we live with God in the future?
  5. Read Hebrews 10:24-25. What are some good things you can do to honor God? How does going to church help us to live for God?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

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This is part of the Proverbs for Kids series.