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Where Did All My Kids Go?

Attendance had been low. In fact, it had been so low that I began to wonder what I was doing wrong. Did I need fresh blood? My classes are small anyway with 6-8 kids per class and that is for two grade levels combined. The last several months our numbers for...

Crafty Thursday-Bible Cootie Catchers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3TsoLcPOA4 Bible Cootie Catchers (Jonah & Daniel) Trying to come up with ideas for kids that they will share with friends is not an easy task. I remembered a few kids running around with cootie catchers, aka Fortune Tellers, not too...

What Possessed Me to Stand on Chairs

There's always that one kid. You know the one I'm talking about. The one that distracts the rest of the class and just does not want to focus. You expect this. You prepare for this every week. But for some reason, today this child just does not seem to respond. You...

Crafty Thursday-Lost Sheep Craft

Want a craft kids get excited about? One they take home and show everyone? One they take to school and show everyone? This is a good one for that. It's more than a craft.... it's a game. When telling the Parable of the Lost Sheep kids have fun making sheep. Then, they...

Crafty Thursday-Cotton Ball Painting

I do not particularly like "crafts" in bible class because they just get thrown away. With that being said, I do like crafts when they draw kids in and cause them to invite friends. Kids love to paint. Let's be honest. If there is a chance of getting messy, most kids...

WANTED: Patience, Prayer & Understanding

Have you noticed when people are going through a rough patch, nothing seems to make them happy? They start picking at things that never seemed to be an issue before. They are grouchy and begin to cause problems. If you are lucky, you do not become the focus of their...

Combating the Cyber World to Keep Kids Safe & Healthy

Nearly eight in 10 parents believe that they have a more complicated job in raising their kids today than their parents did raising them, says cultural commentator Andy Crouch in The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place, which...

Simple Valentine Service Project

This year I plan to teach my kindergarten through fifth graders to serve like Jesus. I do not know that Jesus ever sat down to make Valentine's for the elderly, but he instructed us to care for the widows and orphans. (James 1:27) I am printing these Valentine cards...

Teach Them to Serve Like Jesus

As I prayed and reflected on 2018 in children’s ministry, I could not stop thinking, “Jesus came to serve, to teach and to show us the power of God.” Can you imagine a world filled with servant hearts? Am I teaching kids to be like Jesus? It hit me, that yes, I am...

Birth of a Savior Story Stones

Story Stones are a unique way to tell a bible story that engages kids. They have fun drawing the pictures then using them to hear and retell the story. This one if of the birth of Jesus, our Savior.