Archives for October 2015

Tower of Babel: Paper Stacking Craft  (Day #29 of the Bible Lesson Extras Series)

Tower of Babel: Paper Stacking Craft (Day #29 of the Bible Lesson Extras Series)

When it comes to studying the tower of Babel (Genesis 11), some type of building always seems to be involved.  Some kids love the hands on stacking excitement (as seen in this cup stacking video), but others in your group may prefer a quieter activity. Recently, when we were reading about the tower of Babel, I had this activity available for station time. What You Need: Colored paper or construction paper, cut into strips Construction paper to use as the base Glue What You … [Read more...]

God’s Path Footprint Poster (Day #28 of the Bible Lesson Extra Series)

God’s Path Footprint Poster (Day #28 of the Bible Lesson Extra Series)

Welcome to Day #28 of the 31 Days of Bible Lesson Extra series! This series is designed to help you when you just need “a little extra something” for your lesson.  In this series, you’ll find crafts, games, different ways of presenting a lesson and much more.  Check out the complete Table of Contents here. Today, I’m going to show you a craft our younger kids did with the lesson about Following God's Path.   It was originally intended to go along with  Psalm 119, but I'm sure there are … [Read more...]

Oops!

Well, I think it's clear that I've fall off the 31 Day Series wagon. Truth be told, I tried to write all of these posts and schedule them before baby #3 was born, but I only made it about day #18.  After that, it was a scramble to get posts up each day, and as you can see, life got the best of me! I will finish up the series and fill in the gaps, so be sure to check the Table of Contents.   Until then, happy reading!   Thanks! … [Read more...]

Big God Story Project (Day #23 of the Bible Lesson Extra Series)

Big God Story Project (Day #23 of the Bible Lesson Extra Series)

Recently, we started using the Tru curriculum from David C. Cook again in our midweek program.  For the first week, we reviewed part of the big God Story (the entire Old Testament) and reminded the kids that they too can be part of the Big God Story. During small group time, some of the leaders did the project below, showing kids that everyone can be part of something bigger than themselves. I found the tree image over at One Fab Day and we simply used ink pads for the fingerprints.  I … [Read more...]

BeAttitude Bingo (Day #22 of Bible Lesson Extras)

BeAttitude Bingo (Day #22 of Bible Lesson Extras)

Welcome to Day #22 of the 31 days of Bible Lesson Extra series!   This series is designed to help you when you just need “a little extra something” for your lesson.  In this series, you’ll find crafts, games, different ways of presenting a lesson and much more.  Check out the complete Table of Contents here. Today, I'm going to show you a simple way to keep kids engaged during lesson time -- with a bingo sheet!    There are lots of sites online that will let you make your own bingo sheet, but … [Read more...]

Prayer Cards (Day #21 of the Bible Lesson Extra Series)

Prayer Cards (Day #21 of the Bible Lesson Extra Series)

Welcome to day #21 of the 31 days of Bible Lesson Extra series!   This series is designed to help you when you just need “a little extra something” for your lesson.  In this series, you’ll find crafts, games, different ways of presenting a lesson and much more.  Check out the complete Table of Contents here. A few years ago, I made some prayer cards to help kids during prayer time.  The cards provided both some focus and gave kids ideas if they didn't know what to pray for.  Recently, we were … [Read more...]