252 Kids Ministry Curriculum

A Complete Children's Ministry Curriculum & Strategy


Influence the faith and future of kids & preteens.

As a children’s ministry leader, you want your kids to grow up making wiser choices, building stronger relationships, and developing a deeper faith.

252 Kids curriculum combines child development and theology to create a comprehensive children’s ministry curriculum and strategy.

Each Kid

We combine child development and theology to create a more engaging experience for elementary kids and preteens. Inspire deeper faith and help each kid apply God's truth to their lives.

Your Volunteers

Your volunteers are the most valuable resource to help kids see and know God. Invest and develop your small group leaders each week with world-class support and training.

Scope & Cycle

Annual Teaching Plan

Align your weekly teaching with the rhythms of a family’s life from the start of school through the fun of summer! The scope & cycle helps you communicate a cohesive vision to your parents, small group leaders, and senior leadership. Guide your children’s ministry, sunday school, or weekly gathering with one powerful plan for the year. 

Discover the monthly big ideas, themes, virtues, and bottom lines for your ministry.

What's Included

Everything You Need for Your Weekly Programming

Teaching Materials

Large Group teaching materials to allow you to communicate God’s Truths to your unique age group in an engaging way.

  • Bible Story Teaching
  • Scripts & Outlines
  • Image Files
  • Music & Audio Files
Teaching Materials

Teaching Materials

Take a look at the weekly Large Group teaching materials to allow you to communicate God’s Truth in an Engaging Way.

  • Bible Story Teaching
  • Scripts & Outlines
  • Image Files
  • Music & Audio Files

Small Group Plans

Build on a child’s experience of community by creating opportunities for life-change through Small Groups. Support a safe environment with consistent leaders and customizable small group plans that teach kids to live out God’s story.

  • Small-Group Plans
  • Activity Pages
  • Virtual Small Group Plans

Parent & Home Resources

The impact will be greater when the church and family partner with a shared strategy to influence their children’s hearts. Use the home resources to continue the conversation throughout the week with parents and kids.

  • Parent Cue App
  • Parent Cue Cards for conversation at home: summarizes the Bible story, memory verse, and bottom line and provides parents with a question to spark a conversation about the week’s lesson.
  • Email Communication: HTML file templates that can be loaded into an email management system like MailChimp or Constant Contact.

Family Experience Event Materials

Engaging live event where families experience music, laughter, and fun teaching about the character of God together.

  • Scripts & Outlines
  • Image & Sounds Files
  • Tech and Planning Documents

Social Media & Email

Connecting with families digitally just got easier with a complete social media plan. The plan includes a step-by-step posting guide, graphics, video, and captions. This takes the stress out of planning and designing your digital content strategy by providing 3-4 engaging posts weekly while still allowing flexibility for you to post additional content unique to your ministry.

  • Social Media Plan w/ images & captions
  • Email and Communication Plan

Child Devotionals

Provide kids with a weekly or monthly take-home devotional card that includes reading Scripture, a short activity to promote thought and application, and a prayer.

  • Customizable and printable card

Volunteer Resources

Complete volunteer development plan to help you recruit, train, and retain leaders.

  • Volunteer Training Curriculum
  • Seasonal Volunteer Appreciation Materials
  • Monthly Vision Casting Plan

Production Files

Support your tech and production team with full presentation files and graphics.

  • Powerpoint and Propresentor Files
  • Screen graphic slides
  • Audio SFX and music files
  • Tech sheets

Monthly Planning and Decoration

Resources to help you prepare and decorate for each month ahead.

  • Supply list spreadsheets
  • Environmental Decor Ideas

Small Church Starter Curriculum

  • Have under 15 kids in your elementary ministry, and you combine all your kids for both Large Group and Small Group time?
  • Need programming that can be lead with a limited amount of volunteers?
  • Need an easy and structured “step by step” format that you can pull off with limited time, resources, and budget?

The starter curriculum contains all you need to ensure you have an incredible program.

Build a stronger strategy—try a month of curriculum for free.

Built to compliment your favorite ministry tools

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Playlister Logo
MailChimp Logo
Parent Cue Logo
Planning Center Logo

Media Package

Innovative Media Videos for More Engaged Kids

Dive into the add-on media package to accompany your sunday curriculum. It includes a one-size-fits-all video solution to present the weekly Bible story and more. 

Bible Story Video

Story Lab (K-3)

Bible Story Video

So & So Show (4th-5th)

Supplementary Video

One Thing

Supplementary Video

Live Loud

Orange Specialists

No one should do ministry alone.
Get personalized coaching every step of the way.

252 Kids curriculum includes access to weekly support through your very own Orange Specialist—a certified ministry coach dedicated to help you win with your kids ministry curriculum and lead your ministry all year long.

The programming resources are innovative & world class and help us teach kids about God and his love for us!

John J Lawless Jr
Jody Shelton
"I can’t imagine doing ministry without Orange as a partner! They allow us to minister to families and kids and take care of all the details and make us shine each week! I love the monthly themes and the flexibility you have with how you share the gospel any week!"
Susan Bishara
"I am coming from a public school teacher turned kid ministry perspective and the Orange curriculum is engaging, current, and interactive! Our kids love it."
Sue Miller
“I’ve consulted with churches across the country about how to improve the effectiveness of their children’s ministry. Let me tell you, the Orange strategy works.”

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