Kind Words Sensory Lesson Friendship Activity
The sensory aspect of this lesson—sandpaper and cotton balls—really hits the mark! Social skills including empathy and kindness, which are not intuitive for all preschoolers, are effectively reinforced.
DIY Bookmarks for Kids with Handprint Flowers - Darice
Let your child’s imagination blossom as they "grow" their own flower themed DIY bookmarks for kids that double as special keepsakes.
EASTER TALK - The Good News
Easter Talk- The Good News I’d like to share a short talk I did as a part of an Easter presentation this week for a primary (elementary) school. Here is the summary. I began the talk by holding up a newspaper and talking about some news items. In the paper we find both good news and some bad news. Which kind of news do you like to hear about most? Hold up just one sheet of newspaper. I’d like to share with you one news story which is good news for everybody. Fold the sheet as per photo. God…
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Hearts filled with the darkness of sin, and the shedding of blood may hardly seem like prime preschool teaching material, but I assure you that it is. This is the Gospel, which we are privileged to teach. Not our Gospel, but the Gospel of our Lord and Savior. I firmly believe, that just as an adult, children must come face to face with their sin to realize their need for Jesus as their Savior. Children blessed to be raised in a Christian home are used to conforming their behavior, and…
Clinging to God – Object Lessons from a Clothespin
A clothespin is used to attach clothes to a clothesline. It can also serve as a reminder that we need to cling to our lifeline - we need to cling to God (Deuteronomy 13:4). And clothes aren't the only thing that needs washing. We need to be washed clean as well. And God washes us white as snow. (Isaiah 1:18) The scriptures lists a variety of things we should cling to, things we should hold on to, but in reality most of those other things listed have the same purpose - to help us to cling to…
Sunday School Crafts: Baby Jesus in the Manger
Here is a simple craft to help children remember the story of how baby Jesus was born.
Potato Chip Object Lesson (Matthew 5:13) Salt of the Earth | Ministry-To-Children
Today I am bringing you another object lesson! This is called the Potato Chip Object…
Memorable Easter Object Lesson
Dissolving paper is a tangible way to teach kids that when Jesus forgives sin, it is gone. The sight of paper dissolving before their eyes makes the lesson memorable. The dissolving paper can be purchased from magic stores or plumbing supply places. Jesus Forgives Sin Supplies: plastic Easter eggs, dissolving paper, pen, clear container (drinking…