10 Memory Verses for Kids

Updated: Feb 14

“For God so loved the world that He gave…”

Go ahead…finish this off.

Some of you were just able to quickly rattle off the rest of John 3:16 without even having to think about it. Why? Most likely because you memorized it as a young child. Our brains are amazing, aren’t they? Something we put in there years ago we can retrieve quite easily. And yet…what did we have for dinner two nights ago?


Memorization for children comes so easily. It’s what they are doing all day long as they are taking in new information. God so perfectly made us that even as their little synapses are firing off, they are storing information they will use every day for the rest of their lives. Why not use this precious time to fill their minds with God’s Word at the age when they’re already doing this so well? If this is not a habit that you were ever taught I would love to encourage you to try it. You’ll be amazed at how quickly your kids are quoting God’s Word. Sometimes even when you don’t really want to hear it! Like #1 below.


Here are some tips that we used with our children.