For the past year we have been studying the books of the Old Testament and trying to memorize them. Any of the kids who could name the 39 books of the OT by memory had the opportunity to put a pie in…Continue
I've been thinking about our kids' Christmas program this year, but I have to admit I'm stymied. Here is my dilemma:We are a very small church, and I have 8-10 kids in my class. Four of them are…Continue
Our small church has finally had some kids grow into jr. high (7th-8th grades), and we are working to start a class for them. Does anyone have any curriculum recommendations?Continue
I just came across this meme called "Up-Goer Five." The idea was to explain a complex subject with only the 1000 most common words. This was first done to explain the Saturn 5 rocket. Since "rocket" isn't one of the 1000 most common words (neither is the word "thousand"), it was called the "up-goer".
I also came across a …Continue
Sunday we were studying the story of Jesus being anointed by a sinful woman (Luke 7:36-50). As an object lesson, I told the kids we were going to have a race. Since they aren't all the same speed, I was going to line them up with the fastest farthest back. I place one of the boys by the back wall, spaced the others at various distances from the wall, then placed the youngest closest to the door. They started arguing about who was really the fastest, then I asked if they wanted…Continue