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10 Great Easter Activities for the Family

10 Great Easter Activities for the Family

Yikes stripes!  If you stopped by the blog on yesterday, you might have spotted this post in a rather rough state.  I had it scheduled to go live and forgot to finish it up first!  Sorry about that, friends.  I've done some fine tuning and added pictures, so now it's ready to go!  Hope you like this version a little better! #1  Countdown to Easter Activity Cards Grab these cute printable from Wild Olive to have lots of Family Activity ideas at your fingertips! #2 Grow a Resurrection … [Read more...]

Weird Animals VBS Decorating Ideas!

Weird Animals VBS Decorating Ideas!

With the days growing longer and the sun starting to (finally) make an appearance, summer looks like it might actually come around!  And of course, summer means some serious ministry fun!  If you're doing a Vacation Bible School this year, you're probably already thinking about decorations, crafts, and snacks. I've been amazed at some of the fun ideas I've spotted around the blogosphere already. Here's a few of the treasures I've spotted that coordinate with Group's Weird Animal Vacation … [Read more...]

Reverse Easter Egg Hunt: Great for Older Kids (even teens!)

Reverse Easter Egg Hunt: Great for Older Kids (even teens!)

Last year, we were looking for some family friendly Easter activities for the kids in the family who aren't really kids anymore!  I listed a few of the activities we did in this post (the egg-drop was a huge hit), but I didn't give you any details on our Reverse Easter Egg Hunt that was the highlight of the event. Well, the wait is over! The Basics In this reverse Easter egg hunt, instead of looking FOR eggs, participants START with an egg and then find places on a list.  The idea is to … [Read more...]

Our Preschool Homeschool April Bucket List

Our Preschool Homeschool April Bucket List

Ever pin so many things on Pinterest you don't even know where to begin?   Story of my life.  I've even tried making a new board entitled "TO DO SOON!!!" to spur me towards accomplishing something.  However, the best method I've found is the good old fashioned list on the friend.  We made a "February Fun" list by pulling twenty or so activities from my Preschool and Winter Fun boards and I was really pleased at the number of activities we were actually able to do that month.  March has been … [Read more...]

20% off on The Sense of the Resurrection!!

20% off on The Sense of the Resurrection!!

Have you picked up the amazing new e-book from Amanda White?  She's the author of Truth in the Tinsel and a huge advocate for teaching kids all about the true meaning of Easter.  I love all the hands-on and full sensory experiences packed into this e-book and I don't want you to miss it!! Right now, you can grab this AMAZING resource for 20% off with code OHEASTER!  Don't wait.  It's only good through the weekend and it's worth it!! Grab your copy today!   … [Read more...]

13 Great Earth Day Craft Ideas

13 Great Earth Day Craft Ideas

Happy (Almost) Earth Day! Are you getting ready to celebrate Earth Day?  This year, Earth day is April 22nd.  Actually, every year Earth day is on April 22nd.  :) I've heard some pretty mixed Earth day talk coming from Christians.  Some feel the earth is going to be destroyed at some point anyway, so why bother taking care of it.  Others feel it is our duty to care for the earth that God has given us. I have to say, I'm with the latter camp. In Genesis, we see God himself creating the earth … [Read more...]