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Use a plant caddy as a scooter for kids' games!


I am currently enrolled in a diploma program called Kidmin Academy and the first faculty leader was Tina Houser and let me say she is phenomenal!  I was talking to one of my co-leaders about her and he said he had one of her books.  So he went home and found it and brought it to me.

It's Not Junk It's Resources! By Tina Houser

I don't think he ever used it, however I got very excited about the ideas in this book!

The first one I wanted to try was using a plant caddy as a scooter for kids' games! So I went straight to Walmart  and bought several of these from the Lawn and Garden section.

They can hold up to 180 lbs and you can use them as scooters for games.  They cost $6.97 at Walmart; about half the price of the cheapest scooters I found.

Yay!  I was so excited and can't wait to have fun with the kids on these! They will love them!!!

I planned a game for this month using them as "lone boats" for when Jesus went to be alone with the Father. We will use two of these and the kids will divide into two teams for a relay race.  One child will get on the boat, push himself backwards to a bucket with question cards in it, then push himself back to the group, answer the question, then let the next kid in line do the same thing.

I'll post an update how it went.  I'm thinking of painting them bright colors but I'm not sure yet.

Stay tuned!

Here is the link to her book on Amazon.

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