How to help an anxious child One starting a new Sunday School class, for instance It should be no secret by now, if you've been reading this blog for a while, that I love Emma Scrivener's blog - A New Name - she's honest, straightforward, godly and occasionally poetic or humorous as the situation calls … Continue reading Reblogging:
About disabilities as school (and Sunday Schools) start This article - Please Talk To Your Kids About Disabilities - is a great read for parents and anyone who works with kids including Sunday School teachers and Youth Workers. It's so important that if we believe that everyone is made in God's image that we treat … Continue reading Talking to kids
Preparation Oh Lord, Truly you are God of gods and Lord of kings for you have revealed your mysteries. You have made known your salvation; you have revealed your righteousness in the sight of the nations. Help me to understand the mystery of your word. Not to read it assuming I know what you want … Continue reading A prayer for…
Finally! And with much rejoicing! The Jesus Rescues series for preschool groups is completed! It's been a month since I posted last saying that uploading this series was slow - so at least I'm consistant. You can now find the stories, craft and songs all uploaded! I've been busy writing new Sunday School lessons for … Continue reading At last!
Slowly but surely (That slowness is my uploading speed) Getting the God rescues New Testament series uploaded is taking it's time - sorry about that! There's about half of it up at the moment if you haven't seen it yet. I am somewhat reassured by the fact that the Spirit is making me more and … Continue reading Jesus Rescues!
With Lootro Games Teaching Biblical literacy through card games Here's a recommendation for families and Sunday Schools alike. I found Lootro Games while looking for pictures to illustrate the God's Rescue Stories for preschoolers. What I found was a series of card games to play using biblical people, objects, animals and even numbers. They look … Continue reading Fun and Games
No, this is not becoming the Organised Sunday School Blog I guess you weren't expecting that though Just to let you know there's a new menu option ~Pre-school~ since I'm going to be writing a lot of material for 0-4 year olds I figured they deserved their own section. Have a click and see what's … Continue reading A couple of tiny changes
Resources for making the most of your summer Whether your regular scheduling continues or Sunday School is taking a break Summer is already here in Chicago: with a vengeance! Kids break up for vacation much earlier here than we do in the UK (If you're in a school there: keep going - you're really close!) … Continue reading Summer days, drifting away…
The New City Catechism for Kids Cat-eh-kism: difficult to say, difficult to spell A catechism is a method of learning Biblical truth in the manner of question and answer. When I first learned about this I was somewhat sceptical: I didn't think it was particularly bad but it seemed somewhat like teaching things without explaining … Continue reading Catch it if you can!
We're not playing around They're a lot of hard work and totally worth it I've just written How to Start a Playgroup: it's not comprehensive because context will change a lot of things but it's a great starting point if you're wanting to set one up and a good checklist if you're already running one. … Continue reading Playgroups: