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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...]

Fabulous Bible Video for Elementary Kids!

Once again, I am astonished by the amount of information Phil Vischer and the crew have packed into this volume of "What's in the Bible".   The usual cast of Buck Denver, Sunday School lady, the Pirate, and the rest of the gang do a great job of uncovering all kinds of questions and answers about what was going on between the Old Testament and New Testament.   Historical background, cultural details, and all kinds of great information is laid out in order to give the viewer a much full picture … [Read more...]

TV Free: Create some family traditions

TV Free: Create some family traditions

The holidays are a great time to create some new family traditions (if you don't have any) or to celebrate with some long-held customs.  This week is especially well timed, since you don't have the the distraction of the television to keep you from deepening the family bonds. There's some really good research out there about the benefits of family traditions -- including strengthening parent-child relationships, decreasing rebellion, greater ability to resist peer pressure, and a whole lot … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Hunt: Change in Plans

Easter Egg Hunt: Change in Plans

Our Easter Egg Hunt was scheduled for Palm Sunday (yesterday).  Though we prayed for good weather, we did not get it. (That happens sometimes!).  However, our Easter Egg Hunt Organizer came up with a new plan, based on stations.  Here's the letter to our volunteers, explaining how the day would work.  I'm happy to report things went great!  It might be something to think about it your Easter Egg Hunt gets rained out!  (Names may or may not have been changed to protect the innocent). To All … [Read more...]