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Are you hoping to help your children learn to pray for others?
Prayer is a practice that even adults struggle with. Sometimes keeping a list is a great way to remember prayer requests, and to focus on others. For kids, a list during prayer can be a little overwhelming. Prayer cards are a great way to help kids learn to pray for others in a way that feels manageable! It never hurts if the cards are adorable, either.
You’ll find the the download link for the Prayer Cards for Kids at the very end. These cards are absolutely free to Thinking Kids subscribers.
Prayer Cards for Kids
These printable prayer cards have twelve cute designs:
Kids can write the name of the person they are going to pray for on the front of the card. On the back of each card, there is space to write a few items to pray for.
Ways to Use Prayer Cards for Kids
Prayer Cards for Kids can be used a number of ways. Here are a few ideas:
At home, have your child choose someone each day to pray for. Write the person’s name on the card. On the back, brainstorm items to pray about. Save the card after praying and use the prayer cards on a rotation, working through one each day.
Fill all the cards out yourself. Place them in a stack on the table, and take turns at each meal praying for someone on the card.
In a group, have each child fill out a card with their own prayer requests. Collect the cards and hand them back out so that each child has someone else’s card. Ask children to pray for the requests on the card for a week.
Share other ideas in the comments!
Make a Family Prayer Box
These cards are a part of the Family Prayer Box project. They go under the Pray for Others divider. Check it out after you download your cards!
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I often get asked how to print Thinking Kids resources. Here’s my very best advice. Take it and adapt it for your own good uses.
Sometimes readers are concerned about using colored ink. If this is the case for you, there should be a setting on your printer that allows you to print in black and white. Printing in grayscale will still use some color, but it will come out prettier than black and white.
Print these cards on duplex (back-to-back or double-sided). You’ll want to flip on the SHORT edge for these. You should be able to change the settings for this in the Properties tab of your printer box once you download and tell your computer to print.
I recommend printing on white cardstock so the cards will be more durable and the back won’t show through on the front. This is my very favorite cardstock: Neenah Premium Cardstock.
If you plan to rotate the cards to use at meals or during your family devotional time, consider laminating them so they will last longer.
Let your kids write in pen!Frixion erasable pens show up well and erase perfectly. I use them on my planner everyday and I love them. They give kids a fun way to use bright colors–and they still allow room for mistakes.
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