Ash Wednesday Prayer Stations for Kids

Use these 4 unique prayer stations to involve your kids in Ash Wednesday!

(2 customer reviews)


Ash Wednesday can be a toughie for kids ministry! Helping kids understand the depth and seriousness of God’s great sacrifice is no simple task. That’s why I created this resource! This download includes 4 prayer stations that are kid-friendly and help them focus on the big concept of God’s sacrifice for them. 

Each station includes a scripture or prayer focus and a hands-on activity. The prayer stations include: prayer, proclaim, play, and painting. Each station can be completed in about 15 minutes.

These prayer stations can be used in multiple ways, making this resource fully customizable! I’ve used these prayer stations as an “Ash Wednesday Family Service” – where families brought their children of any age and rotated through the stations in a one-hour period. At the end, they received their ashes from our pastor. You could also use these prayer stations as activities for just your kids while their parents are in an adult service on Ash Wednesday.

This download includes: 

  • 4 unique prayer stations with instructions (.docx)
  • Suggested supply lists for each prayer station (.docx)
  • Printable instructions and images for each station (PDF and PNG)
  • Presentation and social media graphics for promotion (.png)

This product is a digital download, which means you will receive a link to download the files after completing the check-out process. Please note: It is too large of a file to view on a mobile device.

**Once your order is complete, you will receive an email with the downloadable resource. If the email does not come to your inbox, please check your spam/junk or promotions folder, as the email with your downloads will sometimes show up there instead of your inbox.

2 reviews for Ash Wednesday Prayer Stations for Kids

  1. btibbs (verified owner)

    This is a great resource. I can’t wait too use it with my kids this year.

  2. Lauren Mills (verified owner)

    This was a great resource that was easy to use and explained the activities perfectly. I love how the different stations appeal to different learning styles and help children reflect on the meaning of Ash Wednesday and reflect on God’s love for them.

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