Learning About the Old Testament with Kids

Learning About the Old Testament with Kids

We've begun a new series in our Wednesday night midweek program all about Navigating the Old Testament!  If you're looking for some great games and activities to help your kids learn more about the books of the Bible, stay tuned right here! Learning the Names of the Books I love this song from North Point kids for learning the books of the Bible, but not all kids are into music. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4KEWLNnmCQ If you're looking for a few more hands on ways to learn the books of … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Tree {Preschool Homeschool}

Valentine’s Day Tree {Preschool Homeschool}

Ah, the ever present pink and red of Valentine's Day!  If you're looking for a few great Valentine's Day  picture books and a simple craft for preschoolers, you've come to the right place.  I love this craft because it helps me get to know the kids at my home day care better and it's a great decoration for the week of Valentine's Day! We usually begin by reading a few Valentine's Day books such as: Happy Valentine's Day Mouse!  Funny Valentine  Valentine's Day is Cool  Pigs in … [Read more...]

Jesus is the Best Friend: Mary, Martha and Lazarus

Jesus is the Best Friend: Mary, Martha and Lazarus

This week, we'll be wrapping up our series on Friendship.  We got the curriculum from Children's Ministry Deals. The lessons are biblically solid and easy to teach, but my small group leaders did comment that they wished it was a little more geared towards building friendships between the kids.  We picked this topic because we're having a little trouble with girl drama in the older groups. This series focuses on being faithful, sharing Jesus with our friends, and encouraging each other to do … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Projects for Kids

Valentine’s Day Projects for Kids

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's time to start decorate the halls of your home, school, or church in the vibrant colors of red and pink!  Here's a great project for the preschoolers in your life and an adaptation for those older kids that may want to celebrate the day as well! What You Need: Heart Hole Punch (JoAnn's or Amazon) Construction Paper Glue Glitter Glue (optional) Laminator (optional): This is the one I use and love! What You Do: Depending on … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids about the 12 Disciples

Teaching Kids about the 12 Disciples

Teaching kids about the 12 disciples (apostles) is tricky business.   Of course, these followers of Jesus were very important people, but the Bible doesn't actually give us too much detail when it comes to their personalities and preferences. Find this coloring page at What's in the Bible Recently, when the 12 disciples were on the schedule for our children's church class, I pulled out my trusty Cool Bible Tools in order to shed a little more light on the subject.   After reading through … [Read more...]

Friends Strengthen Each Other: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

Friends Strengthen Each Other: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

This week, we continue with our series on friendship (curriculum via Children's Ministry Deals) in our midweek program.  I really like the content so far, but the small group activities are a little lacking, so I've gathered some ideas for my own team and hopefully it will be a help to my readers as well!   So far, we've covered: Friends are Faithful: David and Jonathon Friends Share Good News: Philip and Nathaniel This week, we'll be focusing on the Three Amigos! KEY PASSAGE: Daniel … [Read more...]