Teach and encourage your students to pray with these Prayer Printables that include 20 pages of resources to help your students grow in their relationship with God! There are several options for each type of resource for you to choose from depending on the ages, abilities, or needs of your students. Click on "Preview" to view samples of the pages. Most of the printables follow the helpful ACTS prayer acronym (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, and Supplication) to guide your students through praying to God and learning that prayer is more than asking God for things. Picture symbols and sentence starters are provided for younger students, while text only options are available for older students. Bible verses are also included to further teach about the parts of prayer with truths from God's Word. Great for use in Christian schools, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Home School, confirmation or catechism classes, National Day of Prayer, and more!
Printables you will find in this resource (view preview to see examples):
1. A.C.T.S. Prayer Guides
These sheets provide a list of the ACTS acronym words with picture symbols, sentence starters, and/or definitions to help students understand the meaning of Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, and Supplication in prayer. Three options to choose from (symbols and sentence starters, sentence starters only, text definitions only).
2. A.C.T.S. Prayer Teaching Cards with Symbols and Sentence Starters
These full page cards can be used in lessons to teach students about each part of the ACTS prayer acronym (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication). Picture symbols, sentence starters/prompts, simple definitions, and Bible verses are included on these pages to help students understand parts of prayer and how to apply it to their own prayers. Useful for younger students who need picture clues.
3. A.C.T.S. Prayer Teaching Cards with Sentence Starters Only
These are similar to the other teaching cards, but have large speech bubbles with sentence starters/prompts instead of the picture symbols. Useful for older students.
4. A.C.T.S. Prayer Writing Templates
These printable templates can be used to help students practice using the ACTS guide to prayer as they write out prayers. The templates have sections for each word in the acronym (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication). There are three options to choose from: with symbols and sentence starters, with sentence starters only, with no symbols or sentence starters.
5. Praises & Prayers Writing Sheets
These writing forms can be used to help students reflect on their day by writing about blessings and things they are thankful for (Prayer of Praise) and writing needs and wants for themselves and others (Prayer of Request). These can be used in morning meetings/devotional times, as exit slips or reflection journals for closing meetings at the end of the day, or any time you want students to reflect on blessings and requests.
6. Prayer Request Slips
Students can fill these out with prayer requests and place in a box or basket for the teacher to read during group prayer time.
Blessings on your teaching and learning!