Preschool Homeschool: God Made the Fish and Birds

Preschool Homeschool: God Made the Fish and Birds

God Made Everything This week, we're taking a look at at the creation of the world, and spending a day on each of the components of creation.  During the "Fish and Birds" day, we focused owls, since Fall is a classic time to take a closer look at owls.  That works for us! Chipmunk has been getting interested in owls ever since she started listening to Goodnight Blue – A Nighttime Musical Adventure.  In the CD, an owl comes out and talks to Steve about how she eats her breakfast at night.  Of … [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...]

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...]