Let’s Get Moving! {15 Indoor Active Games for Kids + Where to Find More!}

Let’s Get Moving! {15 Indoor Active Games for Kids + Where to Find More!}

Sometimes you just need to get up and get moving! Here are some great active indoor games that you can use in your children's program or with your own kids!  All games were taken from the book Celebration Games: Physical Activities for Every Month. I also googled around to try and find some matching posts so you could see some pictures along with the ideas.  Hope it helps you in your family and ministry! Any Time Games TAIL TAG: Give each student a strip of cloth (approx 12") to tuck into … [Read more...]

Thankful for these Turkeys! {Volunteer Appreciation}

Thankful for these Turkeys! {Volunteer Appreciation}

I am constantly amazed at how terrific my volunteer team is!   They are so invested in the ministry and I love the ideas they share and the way they really connect with the kids. I wanted to let them know what a terrific crew they were, so I made this Thanksgiving themed volunteer appreciation display on my office door.  Here's a picture of the whole display: The little turkeys I found at Oriental Trading (free shipping on ANY order right now) and I printed off the big turkey on our … [Read more...]

L is for Leaf {Preschool Homeschool}

L is for Leaf {Preschool Homeschool}

I sure do love Fall!  The football games, the cooler weather… the perfect excuse to eat donuts with cider (every day!) Here in Erie, PA, it seems we only get about 3 weeks of fall before the snow starts to fall, so you've really got to seize the day! We decided to kick off the fall season with some nice leaf crowns.  We all headed outside to look for beautiful leaves, but when we got out there — we only had green ones!  Oops!  Guess the weather hasn’t been quite cold enough around here … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Games!

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Games!

Need a few quick and easy game ideas this week? Concerned the lesson might run short?  Need something for the kids to do while they are not rehearsing for the Christmas play?  Check out some of these "turkeyiffic" ideas for your family party or Children's Ministry program! Cluck, Cluck, Gobble from Creative Youth Ideas This Thanksgiving party game is played similar to the classic children’s game “Duck, Duck, Goose” but with some variations to make it a little more sophisticated for youth and … [Read more...]