Crossing the Red Sea | Exodus 14:19-31

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Are you scheduled to teach a lesson about Moses and the Hebrew People Crossing the Red Sea? These activity pages are a great resource.

They are engaging and provide opportunities for discussion about God’s presence as Savior and Rescuer, as shown in this story.

These printable activity pages are great for preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary-aged children.

activity pages for crossing the red sea - coloring, copywork, and puzzles

Passage – Exodus 14:19-31

Title – Moses and Crossing the Red Sea

Lectionary Reference – Year A Proper 19

Target Age Group – Ages 4 to 10

Focus Verse – Exodus 14:22

Bible Verse Pages

You’ll find the focus Bible verse for these pages in Exodus 14:2.

The Israelites went into the sea on dry ground, the waters forming a wall for them on their right and on their left. NRSV

The verse pages include one page to read the verse and color and a second page offering the verse as copywork.

Coloring Pages

The Color By Number page features the divided sea and the cloud pillar. You’ll find two versions of the coloring page featuring Moses holding his staff and the parted sea.

Coloring pages and copy work offer several benefits for young children. Coloring pages develop creativity and fine motor skills as kids choose colors and apply them within the lines, fostering artistic expression. Copywork enhances their handwriting and spelling skills as they trace or write words or sentences.

Word Search Puzzles

You’ll find easy and hard versions of the word search puzzles featuring words from the lesson passage.

Word searches are a fun and engaging way to learn new words and concepts, making them an effective educational tool.

Puzzle words include – angel, pillar, cloud, Moses, sea, dry, ground, wall, waters, saved.

Take time to discuss the characters, objects, and concepts included in the puzzle.

Maze Pages

You’ll find easy and hard versions of the maze pages, which feature illustrations some Hebrew people and a wall of water.

Mazes offer a multitude of benefits for children. They promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills as kids navigate the twists and turns to find the correct path to the exit. Mazes also enhance spatial awareness and fine motor skills as they carefully follow the lines.

Take time for a quick story review and discuss what Moses and the Israelite people might have been feeling.

Find and Count Puzzle

The Find and Count or “I Spy” activity page features illustrations from the Bible story. Images include two groups of people, a group of animals, Moses with his raised staff, and a wall of water..

This type of activity page sharpens observation and attention to detail skills as kids search for specific objects within a cluttered scene. A Find and Count page promotes patience and concentration, helping improve focus and cognitive abilities.

Use this activity page to review and discuss the elements of the story.

Teacher Preparation

To simplify your study time, use the Inductive Bible Study Guide page as you read and review the story and related passages.