Sunday Snapshot: Elijah and the Prophets of Baal Snack

Sunday Snapshot: Elijah and the Prophets of Baal Snack

We have an amazing snack maker for our Wednesday night midweek group. She's always browsing around online or thinking up fun ways to present the evening snack.  Check out what she recently did for Elijah and the Prophets of Baal (1 Kings 18). Here's a closer look.  I think it's Rice Krispie Treats along with pretzels and some kind of chewy red and yellow candies.   If you really want to know, leave me a comment and I'll ask our Team member! And if you're looking for more Elijah ideas, … [Read more...]

Crossing the Jordan River: Toddler Craft

Crossing the Jordan River: Toddler Craft

Today's super simple craft comes from son's toddler class.  They were learning about crossing the Jordan River with the Ark of the Covenant (Joshua 3).  All you need is a coordinating coloring page, some glue, and some cocoa puffs.  Take a look:   … [Read more...]

The Fiery Furnace: Classroom Prop and Craft

The Fiery Furnace: Classroom Prop and Craft

The account from Daniel 3 about the Fiery Furnace is one of those classic stories that sometimes gets told so often that it loses the true weight of the account.  As we were going through the book of Daniel in our Stickers the the Bible curriculum, I wanted to do something to make this account really meaningful for the kids.  I was inspired by this picture I spotted on Bible Songs and More (scroll all the way down), but I didn't have a box handy to recreate it. So, we made due with what we … [Read more...]

Elijah, The Widow and King Ahab: Bible Based Game

Elijah, The Widow and King Ahab: Bible Based Game

Okay, I know this series is supposed to be about CRAFTS, but I love this game and wanted to share it with you, so I'm sure you'll let it slide right?   To check out all the posts from the 31 Days of Bible-Based crafts, head on over to the Road Map. Elijah and King Ahab: Relay Race Game This game could easily be adapted to any Bible story game, but we used it with Elijah (God Provides), so the pictures will be taken from the 1 Kings 17 passage. Start by printing off clip art pictures from the … [Read more...]

Love Letters from God {Book Review}

Love Letters from God {Book Review}

I've been in the blogging world for a little over four years now and I've met some terrific fellow bloggers along the way.  One such kidmin friend is Glenys Nellist, the author of a new book called Love Letters from God: Bible Stories.  When Glenys asked me to take a look at her book for a review, I happily signed up.  Take a look at the promo video below: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWN1IVhNP78&feature=youtu.be Here's my take: THE GOOD: The innovative approach to this book is … [Read more...]

Crossing the Red Sea (Moses and Exodus)

Crossing the Red Sea (Moses and Exodus)

Welcome to Day #13 of the 31 Days of Bible Based Crafts!  Today, we'll be heading back to Exodus for another look at the miraculous crossing of the Red Sea.   You can check out more Moses related crafts and lesson ideas on Growing Kids Ministry at the bottom of this post.    To check out all the posts in this 31 Day series, head on over to the 2014 Road Map.  Let's Get Started! What You Need: Blue Construction Paper Brown Construction Paper Clip art of Moses (I found mine … [Read more...]