5 Holy Morning Prayers For Kids

These morning prayers for kids give us an opportunity as Christians to be thankful to God for the day before us. We ask him to protect and guide our children as they go about their day. You can teach these prayers for your children to offer to God or pray on their behalf.

The best way to start your day is by connecting with God. As you pray each morning, God can help you make good choices. God can strengthen you to endure hardships and temptations you may face. He can bless you and sustain you. Teaching your children that God loves them and supports them can help them have faith and hope in their lives. Show your children how to invite God into their lives by praying every day. As your children learn to pray in the morning, they will grow spiritually.

The following prayers will help you pray for your children and will help your children learn to pray and develop their relationship with God. You can also use some of these prayers if you are gathering together with children and want to start the morning with prayer. Humbly offer these prayers and trust God’s timing.

If you do struggle to start your morning (Kids. I get it.) you could also offer an afternoon prayer instead.

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Short Morning Prayer for Kids

Holy Father,

Thank You for giving me, my family. Thank You for letting me sleep well last night. Thank You for Jesus.

Please help me have a good day today. Help me learn so many things. Make me happy. Help me get along with my friends and family.

Help me have fun and play. Please keep me safe while I do things today.

Watch over my family and keep them safe.

Bless us that we will all be nice, just as Jesus taught. Teach me how to choose the right in everything I do. Help me feel Your Holy Spirit comforting me and guiding me today.

I pray this morning in Your name, Amen.

Scripture for Kids

Short Morning Prayer for School

Dear God in Heaven,

Thank You for keeping me safe every day. Thank You for Mom. Thank You for Dad. Thank You for sending Jesus to save me.

This morning I pray that You will help me have a good day at school. Help me pay attention to what the teacher says. Let me learn something important and helpful and help me remember it.

Please make it easy for me to make new friends at school. I hope that You will help me find people who need friends, so I can spread love to them.

Keep me safe at school. I hope to be able to focus on learning all the things I need to know.

I pray today in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

Morning Prayer for Kindergarten

Dear Heavenly Father,

Thank You for this beautiful day. We are so grateful to be here together in kindergarten with our dear friends.

Please help us be good listeners today. Give us open ears and happy minds that will be ready to listen to our teachers and what they want us to learn. Close our mouths when it is not our turn to talk so that we can be good sharers. Give us soft hands that know how to share. Help us be kind and gentle with our friends.

Help us learn so much today. Fill our brains with helpful knowledge so we can grow up to be smart and healthy. Help us learn about the world and how it works. Make this learning fun so that we can enjoy it!

Give us a fun time during playtime and recess. Show us fun games that we can play with our friends. Help us run and jump. Help us speak kindly and not be too loud.

We pray that You will keep us safe while we play and learn today. Help us be nice to everyone else. Keep our bodies safe while we play. Help us get back up when we fall down. Keep us safe in Your care.

We pray that You will help us have a good day at school today. We pray that we will befriend people who are lonely and sad.

We pray in Your sacred name, Amen.

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Morning Prayer for My Children’s Protection

Holy Father in Heaven,

Thank You for protecting my family every day. Thank You for sending Jesus Christ to save and redeem us. I am so grateful for His goodness and grace. You are truly a merciful and just God.

Today, I offer a morning prayer for my children’s protection. Please watch over my children today. Hold them in Your care and watch over them in everything that they do.

Keep my children safe from harm and temptation. Let them stay safe in their endeavors. Watch over the vehicles they travel in and protect them from accidents and injury. Please help my children avoid illness. Strengthen their immune systems. Protect their bodies from viruses and bacteria.

Help my children learn and grow today. I hope that they will become wise, strong, and kind. I pray that you will help them have open hearts, minds, and ears today. Teach them how to listen. Let them succeed in their studies.

Bless my children with a spirit of generosity. Show them people who could benefit from the special gifts and talents You gave my children. I hope that You will use my children to bless others.

Send angels to watch over my children. Tell my children that they are never alone and that someone always loves them. I hope that my children will know how much I care for them.

I humbly offer this prayer in Your holy name, Amen.

Simple Prayer for Kids

Holy God in Heaven above,

I pray we all will feel Your love.

Teach us how to watch and pray. Help us make good choices every day.

Save my soul and help me thrive. I am so grateful to be alive.

Watch over my mom and dad, and please cheer me up when I feel sad.

Help me help those in need. Teach me how to be good in word and deed.

I pray that Jesus will give me his grace. I pray that He will send His love to the entire human race.

Today I pray for joy and fun. I pray for me and for everyone.

In the blessed name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

Bible Verse for Kids

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Morning Scripture for Kids

The LORD is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made – Psalm 145:9

This sentiment from the Bible is especially powerful for children in the morning, when they may be feeling anxious or fearful of the day ahead.

When facing the start of a new day, it can be comforting to know that God’s loving-kindness exists even when they cannot see it themselves. Instead of feeling alone or worried, they can draw strength from the knowledge that the Lord has promised to protect and guide them at all times. They can feel the might of His love and grace around them.

The LORD bless you and keep you – Numbers 6:24

As parents, we want what is best for our children and so does The Lord who watches over them. This verse can help to give our children a sense of peace and comfort as they start their day knowing God is there for them.

We want them to be happy and to succeed in life. We can help them by teaching them about the Bible and instilling in them a love for God.

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