Archives for March 2013

Easter Activities for Teens

Easter Activities for Teens

Easter is just around the corner and we're busy planning menus and activities for the kids.  In our extended family, the kids are getting older (teens already!) and the Easter egg hunt is just not as thrilling as it used to be!  :)  So, I set out in search of a few older activities that the kids might enjoy. Games There's nothing like some games to liven up the party, right?  Minutes to Win It Style games are perfect for family get-togethers because they are quick, exciting and people can … [Read more...]

Action Bible New Testament and More! {Review}

Action Bible New Testament and More! {Review}

Have you checked out the Action Bible by David C. Cook yet?  This amazing comic book style version of the Bible is packed with excitement and really focused on Scripture.  Check out the promo video below: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t52H8KksKe4 We've used the Action Bible quite a bit with our preteens at church, so I was excited to check out the new books including The Action Bible New Testament and The Action Bible Handbook. My original Action Bible is packed (have I mentioned we're in … [Read more...]

Easter Songs We’re Singing!

Easter Songs We’re Singing!

Is your church planning a big Easter Egg Hunt this year? Last year, we did a station-based event and this year, we're planning on using an idea from Ministry to Children.    With this plan, kids will work together with their parents to complete a resurrection booklet and make their own set of resurrection eggs.  To finish off their experience, they will be visiting Miss Lindsey's Moving Picture and Song Station (that's me!) where they'll watch this cool Easter Video and sing some songs before … [Read more...]

Palm Sunday Preschool Project

Palm Sunday Preschool Project

Easter is just around the corner and we've been busy celebrating this important time of the year.  Yesterday, we worked on a Palm Sunday project that I'd love to share with you all!  Ready to get started? What You Need: Kids Bible (we used the Preschooler's Bible) Green Construction Paper Paper Plate Glue Scissors What You Do: I was inspired by these "Palm" branches over at Impress Your Kids, but alas, I had packed all my popsicle sticks and now they are sitting in a U-haul … [Read more...]

Humble Heart: A Book of Virtues (Book Review)

Humble Heart: A Book of Virtues (Book Review)

It was around Valentine's Day when I spotted the cover of Humble Heart: A Book of Virtues.  I decided to take a look at it and test drive it with my three year old daughter.  Turns out, the book covers all kinds of virtues, including love and humility. This book was almost an instant hit in our house, which was surprising because it's a rather long book.  There are nine virtues covered in this book, each with a short story about an animal.  For instance.  Caroline Cat learns about … [Read more...]

What is the Gathering?

Have you heard about The Gathering yet?  I'm headed there this May and would love to see you there!  Check out the promo video below! TruGathering 2013 from David C Cook on Vimeo. Register Today!  … [Read more...]