The Woman and the Dragon: Revelation 12 & Children’s Ministry

The Woman and the Dragon: Revelation 12 & Children’s Ministry

Our Pastor has been going through a series on Revelation and our Adventure Group teacher thought she'd have a little fun with the Revelation 12 passage (the woman and the red dragon). Our Adventure Group program is for ages 9-12 and it is designed to teach kids how to take meaningful notes during a sermon.  One week they stay in the sanctuary to listen and the next week, they meet as a class to discuss the notes and really make the Bible come to life. For this class meeting, the … [Read more...]

Preschool Story Time: Horses

Preschool Story Time: Horses

We're back at Whitford Park this summer for more Story Time fun!  We've got a fresh line up of new stories and a few of our all time favorites mixed in. To see the full list, head to the Story Time and Crafts Line Up post.  This last week, our theme was horses. Songs We Sang: Have Hello To Everyone (theme song from Chalk Preschool) Clap, Clap, Clap Your Hands I Gave My Horse an Apple 10 Galloping Horses Yankee Doodle Books We Read:   This book is great for read-aloud … [Read more...]

No Sew Super Why Inspired Cape

No Sew Super Why Inspired Cape

This last Wednesday was SUPER HERO night for our midweek Kids Club. My 2 year old son isn't quite into the Marvel characters yet, but he's been a big fan of Super Why for awhile now, so we went with a Super Why inspired cape. Want to make your own no-sew cape?  Follow along! What You'll Need: A yard of blue jersey knit fabric (I got mine at Fabric.com for $6/yard) Sharp scissors (Fabric scissors or New Scissors) Circular object to trace (I used a pan) White Dimensional … [Read more...]

10 Outside Games to Play with Kids

10 Outside Games to Play with Kids

It's summer time and we're using any excuse to get outside and have some fun!  During the summer months, we disband our formal small group and head outside instead for some serious fun!  Of course, we try to use water whenever possible, but many of these games are adaptable for indoor playing (in a gym) on a rainy day as well. Sponge & Sidewalk Chalk Bulls Eye Game Picture and further instructions at Mamas Like Me # 2: Hole in the Bucket Complete Instructions at The Parent … [Read more...]

Tabletop Game: Bible Bingo (Easy DIY cards!)

Tabletop Game: Bible Bingo (Easy DIY cards!)

You may remember a post I did a while back about Listening to the Sermon Bingo.  At that time, I was plugging in various words into a Word document to make a variety of Bingo cards.   I have also printed off a bunch of worksheets from Free Bible Printables and literally cut and pasted to make a variety of cards (old school)! Well, those days are gone! I found a terrific website the other day called Print Bingo where you can input your own words it automatically generates an … [Read more...]

Story Time Sign Up Board

Story Time Sign Up Board

It's that time of year again!  We've already had two story time in the park sessions and are looking forward to many more!  I thought I'd share our announcement flyer as well as our sign up board for today's Sunday Snapshot. Announcement & Recruiting Flyer Sign up Bulletin Board A Closer Look Happy Sunday! … [Read more...]