Easter S’mores

Easter S’mores

Are you looking for a quick and easy Easter-themed snack for Children's Church or Wednesday night kids' club?  Check out these super fun and colorful Easter S'mores!   They are made just like traditional S'more except you substitute a Peep for the marshmallow.  For our snack time, we microwaved a graham cracker and peep together and then laid the chocolate on top with another cracker, but I have a feeling you could put everything in the oven for about 5 minutes for the same … [Read more...]

New Easter Ebook!  Amazing Family Resource!

New Easter Ebook! Amazing Family Resource!

Big announcement today!  Amanda White, author of the super popular Truth in the Tinsel ebook is releasing an Easter ebook!    It's called A Sense of the Resurrection: An Easter Experience for Families and is based on a series she did a few years ago on her blog. Each activity focuses on one of the five senses--for example, smelling the perfume Mary used to anoint Jesus' feet, hearing the rooster crow after Peter's denial. The activities are not just crafts--they are … [Read more...]

Three Ways to Color Eggs with Toddlers

Three Ways to Color Eggs with Toddlers

Are you looking for a fun family activity this Easter, but not quite ready for full on egg coloring?  I may have a compromise for you.  I love love love coloring eggs, so I wanted the kids to get involved as soon as they were able, but I knew passing out eggs to bunch of two year olds was just asking for trouble.  Here's what we did: OPTION #1: Food Coloring in Muffin Tin For this option, just fill the muffin tins with water and put a drop or two of food coloring in each reservoir.  I made … [Read more...]

Free Minute to Win It Games!

Are you looking for some quick low-prep easy games for your kids?  You've probably already heard of the Minute to Win it series with NBC, but did you know that Children's Ministry Deals often releases holiday themed Minute to Win it Games as well?    For instance, right now they are giving away (FREE!) both St. Patrick's Day Minute to Win it Game and Easter Minute to Win it Games. Grab them below! Easter Minute to Win It St. Patrick's Day Minute to Win it  Image from Children's Ministry … [Read more...]

Easter Songs We’re Singing!

Easter Songs We’re Singing!

Is your church planning a big Easter Egg Hunt this year? Last year, we did a station-based event and this year, we're planning on using an idea from Ministry to Children.    With this plan, kids will work together with their parents to complete a resurrection booklet and make their own set of resurrection eggs.  To finish off their experience, they will be visiting Miss Lindsey's Moving Picture and Song Station (that's me!) where they'll watch this cool Easter Video and sing some songs before … [Read more...]

Palm Sunday Preschool Project

Palm Sunday Preschool Project

Easter is just around the corner and we've been busy celebrating this important time of the year.  Yesterday, we worked on a Palm Sunday project that I'd love to share with you all!  Ready to get started? What You Need: Kids Bible (we used the Preschooler's Bible) Green Construction Paper Paper Plate Glue Scissors What You Do: I was inspired by these "Palm" branches over at Impress Your Kids, but alas, I had packed all my popsicle sticks and now they are sitting in a U-haul … [Read more...]