Archives for July 2013

Game Night!  {Outdoor Fun for Kids}

Game Night! {Outdoor Fun for Kids}

This week is GAME night at Kids for Christ and we're packing in the fun!  I don't know if we'll be able to sneak in all these great ideas, but we'll try our best.  Are you looking for some great ideas for outdoor fun?  Read on, my friend! YARD TWISTER Who wouldn't love a game where you get to SPRAY paint the grass.  Had to get clearance from the trustees on this one, but what a blast!  Check out Apartment Therapy's post for full details!  Perhaps I'll post about my own adventure making the … [Read more...]

Story Time in the Park: Rain

Story Time in the Park: Rain

Welcome to another Story Time post!  The weather is drying up a little bit, but during "Rain Day", it certainly looked like the storm clouds were brewing. Song Time To begin, we sang a few songs including: Rain Rain Go Away It's Raining, It's Pouring (the old man is snoring) The Eensy Weensy Spider httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3v0rJqyCTM You could also do: Mr. Sun, Mr. Sun (please come out and play) If All the Rain Drops httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sh1ZeWhAtRI Story … [Read more...]

Saturday Snapshot: Postcard from Mickey Mouse!

Saturday Snapshot: Postcard from Mickey Mouse!

A few weeks ago, my son had his second birthday.  The kid is just crazy about Mickey Mouse (or the "hot dog mouse" as he calls him), so when I read that you can send a birthay invite to Mickey and get a signed postcard in response, I knew I had to give it a try. We sent an extra invitation to: Mickey Mouse Magic Kingdom 1675 North Buena Vista Drive Lake Buena, Florida 32830 And this is what we got in return: How fun! It was addressed to my son and contained a little birthday message on … [Read more...]

Free Memory Verse Printables!

We've been working on learning more Scripture around the house.  The kids all love projects, so I tried to pair up a few projects with some key verses I'd like them to learn.  Kelli, over at 3 Boys and a Dog blog, has also created some great memory verse handwriting practice printables. Be sure to check out all the Bible verse printables here! John 13:34: Love One Another When we did this project, we had been talking about loving each other all week.  John 13:34 fit perfectly into this … [Read more...]

Story Time in the Park: Birds

Story Time in the Park: Birds

Ever since we moved to our new house, there have been birds everywhere!  We even have a nesting dove in the kids window! Newly Hatched Baby Doves! At any rate, my kids were especially interested in the Bird-themed story time! SONGS Here's a few songs we did for bird week: Two Little Blackbirds Two little blackbirds sitting on a hill One name Jack and one named Jill Fly away Jack, Fly away Jill Come back Jack, Come back Jill  5 Little Ducks 5 Little Ducks went swimming one day Over … [Read more...]

Enjoy Movies Your Way!

Enjoy Movies Your Way!

Want clean movies? Now you can watch movies your way! enJoy Movies Your Way is a new Windows software program that gives parents complete editing control over content in DVD movies. The software allows parents and their children to comfortably enjoy a movie “your way” without having to worry about stumbling upon unwanted scenes Traci Dysart, the architect behind this system, was inspired to create the new software when her ten-year-old son wanted to watch the movie Transformers, which is rated … [Read more...]