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Sermon Notes Books for Kids and How to make an 8 page mini book.

I made these sermon notes books for our kids attending “big church” and they loved them.  You can get the original free file from here.

As I was cleaning out the quiet bags at church this week I decided to do something different and so I shrunk them down and made mini-books. 

I love little things and kids do too! I got the idea when my little 4-year old friend was visiting me.  She brought me a scrap sheet of paper and I quickly made it into a little 8-page mini book for her to draw in. She loved it! So that got me to thinking about our quiet bags and sermon notes. So I got busy reformatting the half-sheet books onto one sheet and here’s how the books look now.



The inside pages…


The back…


Aren’t they cute?

The best thing is that they are made from only one sheet of paper.

Here’s my free mini-sermon notes printable. 

Want to know how to make an 8 page mini book? Here's a tutorial.



I’ve used this mini-book template for years for so many different things!

There are endless ways to…

Self-Control Bible Lesson

Thanks to the Kidologist and the Kidology Cookbook, I am able to quickly come up with different ways to tell a Bible story that are fun and easy to learn. If you stand in front of kids that are varied in ages with all kinds of varied attention spans and just talk, talk, talk; (I call it bobbing head) you aren't going to engage them for very long.  You'll have discipline problems for sure, but mostly they won't internalize what it is you want them to know.  
Here is a story I wrote, with help from a friend, for an upcoming lesson on self-control.
For this story, we are going to make an acrostic using each letter in the word "Self-Control". The focus is on Peter as he makes mistakes that he was sure he would not make.  But the good news is Jesus still loves him and forgives him even though he knew that Peter was going to mess up before it even happened. Isn't Jesus awesome! I thank Him today for doing the same for me! He died on that cross even though he knew th…