Rest is underrated by kids. A Johns Hopkins study shows kids need 8 to 8 ½ hours of sleep a night, and that increases by another hour into the teen years. Spiritual rest is underrated as well.
Our spiritual life is made up of several individual skills or disciplines. Do your kids or the kids you teach in church participate in sports? Or do they have a favorite athletic activity? If so, you have an opportunity to use it as an illustration to help kids understand spiritual health.
Sports and Kids Part 2 – Exercise for the Spirit from “Teach Kids” Public Service Commentaries for Christian radio stations