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Characteristics of a Child

Learn more about children as they develop in their physical, mental, spiritual, and social-emotional characteristics, and explore ways to integrate active learning and participation in your lessons.
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Course Description

Discover how children learn best at various ages and be able to adjust your teaching style to best meet the needs of an individual age group. In addition, in this course, OneHope will will teach you ways ways to integrate active learning and participation into existing ministry models.

About OneHope

With more than 30 years of children's ministry experience, OneHope has provided resources and training to effectively deliver God's Word to more than one billion children and youth around the world. This course is part of OneHope's Children's Ministry 101 (CM101) foundational training. Foundations is OneHope's training brand that provides an avenue to share valuable insights and innovations to equip children's and youth ministers globally. The name Foundations is taken from 1 Corinthians 3:10-11. "According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and someone else is building upon it. Let each one take care how he builds upon it. For no one can lay a foundation other than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ."

Course Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Characteristics Broken Down By Age
  • Lesson 2: Teaching Children at Different Ages
  • Lesson 3: Course Wrap-Up

Course Lessons