Connect Connect

A Bible overview
for grades 5–6

Engage preteens in God’s big story through videos, Bible exploration, and hands-on projects.

Scope and Sequence

Connect takes tweens on a journey through the Old Testament and into the New Testament, exploring the connections between several stories each week. The curriculum includes 10 units, with six lessons in each unit. See which themes and stories are included by using the interactive grid below.

1. Creation
Genesis 1:1-5
2. Fall
Genesis 3:1-7
3. Suffering
Genesis 3:16-19
4. Flood
Genesis 9:9-17
5. Tower of Babel
Genesis 11:1-9
6. Beginnings Rewind

How it works

Every Connect lesson follows a three-part sequence: See, Explore, and Make. Each week, tweens focus on and reinforce a theme by watching a witty video, exploring biblical text, and creating projects that range from games to art and more. Connect materials are available by unit or single lesson, or you can access content for all lessons with a Sparkhouse Online subscription.

Connect Bibles

The core of the curriculum

Get kids thinking about the stories they learn.

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Why choose Connect?

Bible-centered approach

Connect explores the themes found throughout the Bible’s greatest stories and encourages preteens to see the narrative arc of the Bible—from Creation to New Creation.

Age-appropriate text

The Connect Bible helps tweens explore God’s word with lively graphics, colorful maps, historical timelines, and more.

It’s not little kid Sunday school

Resources used in the Connect curriculum are developed just for tweens—blending solid theology with quirky humor.

Engaging videos

Each lesson begins with a video that blends witty, slap-stick humor with solid theology, in a way that’s accessible to preteens.

Foundation for faith

Connect grows with preteens, helping them make sense of the Bible, and encouraging them to ask questions, make connections, and reflect.

Leaders don’t need to be
Bible experts

Or comedians. Resources are designed so that leaders can feel prepared to facilitate, and know they’ll be successful with this age group.

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