The world has so many opinions on love, but honestly it’s so simple, and there really is only one standard we need to follow, to be better people, kinder people, more compassionate people. You don’t need to read countless books or listen to innumerable parenting experts, to teach kids about love.
All you need to do is read what the Bible says about love, model it, and you will see, your children will follow your example.
An Easy Way to Teach Kids What the Bible Says About Love
The 1st book of Corinthians, chapter 13, verses 1-8 has been popularly referred to as the Bible passage on love.
It teaches all ages what love should look like.
For a child, it’s simple enough to comprehend.
Love means sharing with a friend.
Love means being kind, and not calling your brother, or sister, names.
Love means being happy for your friend when he wins the contest, but you don’t.
Love is picking out gently used toys, or new toys you haven’t opened, and choosing to donate it happily to kids in your local children’s home.
everything outlined in 1 Corinthians 13.
One easy way to teach kids what the Bible says about love, is through this sweet Memory Match game.
This pdf file prints to size on 8.5″ x 11″ (A4) sized paper.
While I recommend printing this on white cardstock paper, printing on regular white computer paper, and laminating the cards, will help the cards last longer.
This is a great family game, especially as the kids count down to Valentine’s Day.
Here are some more Valentine resources, for the kids:
A Valentine Reading Challenge (Includes More Bible Verses on Love)