Super Simple Crafts for the Littlest of Hands

Super Simple Crafts for the Littlest of Hands

Hello! A few days ago, I was honored to present at the INCM Early Childhood Webinar.  I promised I would try to post pictures of some of the crafts I shared during that webinar for those of you who might not have been able to take notes at the time. These crafts are perfect for ages 6 months through about 5 years old. 10 Essential Craft Supplies To begin, you want to make sure your cupboards are stocked with these essential supplies.  With these things on hand, you can do almost any of the … [Read more...]

Nursery Revamp!

Nursery Revamp!

Ten years ago, we added onto our church.  We built a gym, added classrooms all around it and put in two new nurseries.  Of course, those nurseries don't stay new forever and recently, we began the project of updating and improving the nurseries. The nursery revamp team had a blast browsing through toy catalogs, scanning pinterest and checking out mom blogs (Momma's Baby for one) for reviews and recommendations. When it came time for the new plans to be presented to the board, I came … [Read more...]

Simple Construction Paper Easter Egg Basket  (Toddlers and Preschoolers)

Simple Construction Paper Easter Egg Basket (Toddlers and Preschoolers)

Here's a great Easter craft for the little ones in your life!  This would be fun for preschool homeschool or even in even in a toddler Sunday School class.  For Sunday, you could write attributes of God on each egg as you put them in the basket. Supplies Needed: Coloring Page of a basket Construction paper, cut into the shape of eggs Glue sticks Crayons (optional) What You Do: Have kid color the basket if they'd like.  Hand them eggs, one by one, and encourage them to glue … [Read more...]

Truth in Tinsel: Week Two Highlights

Truth in Tinsel: Week Two Highlights

We've been loving Truth in Tinsel this year.  My {almost} three year old can remember the stories and loves retelling the day's adventure to her dad each night at dinner.  I love the fact that we're focusing on Christ all month long instead of just rushing through the Christmas story on the big day.  Here's a snapshot of all the fun we've been having! Day Eight: Jesus is like the Rising Sun (Luke 1: 57-80) We decided to adapt this craft a bit to make it easier for little hands.  If you look … [Read more...]

Crossing the Jordan River: Toddler Craft

Crossing the Jordan River: Toddler Craft

Today's super simple craft comes from son's toddler class.  They were learning about crossing the Jordan River with the Ark of the Covenant (Joshua 3).  All you need is a coordinating coloring page, some glue, and some cocoa puffs.  Take a look:   … [Read more...]

Treasury of Bible Stories by Kelly Pulley {Book Review}

Treasury of Bible Stories by Kelly Pulley {Book Review}

Ever since I discovered Kelly Pulley's work via The Magnificent Tales series, I've been a big fan.  I love his lyrical style of writing and the illustrations are terrific. A great blend of cartoon appeal while still being somewhat realistic (though the curly beards are a little intense sometimes!)  So when I was asked to take a look at the latest addition to the series, Treasury of Bible Stories, I was happy to jump on board.  Take a … [Read more...]