Skip to main content

What's on my kidmin to do list this week? April 2, 2017

I've cleared my calendar this week because....drumroll... I get to have my grandkids for 3 days! This is my first kidmin priority and I'm so excited.  They live out of state and I only get to see them a couple of times a year and I've never gotten to have them on my own. It's a Grammy's dream come true.

So here's the plan for the week:

Sunday - church, we don't have children's worship the first Sunday of the month we all meet together. I'm doing a skit with my dragon costume and we are going to sing our memory verse song on stage.

Monday - take grandkids shopping and for bluebonnet pictures, I will miss a meeting tonight but the grands come first!

Tuesday - play time with the grands

Wednesday - more play time and PowerSource in the evening. We are teaching on the Lord's Supper and the whole Easter story this month. I teach the Bible story portion and plan on doing a little reenactment of the Lord's supper with the middle group. I'm excited!

Thursday - take the grands back to mom and then head to work.

Friday - I may work in the office but also on VBS stuff, I also have some decorations to make for the children's worship area. I will blog about that soon. I would like to show how I plan and execute simple decorations.

Saturday - recuperate and prepare for Sunday


Popular posts from this blog

Gentleness Bible Lesson

"But the fruit of the Spirit is, love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control." Galatians 5:22-23a

Our children's Church has been doing a unit on the fruit of the Spirit.  Each week we learn one of the components on that list. This lesson is about gentleness.

Here is the story I adapted focusing on Jesus' gentleness.  As with all scripture there are many facets to each episode.  There are tons we can learn from them but when you teach children, consider the age and the maturity level of your kids. We are teaching 4-7 year olds and some of our 4 year olds are very "young".  So this story has been adapted, not changing scripture but just being wise about what information a young child needs to know.

In this passage we see Jesus being gentle with a sinful woman. There are several scriptures portraying Jesus as gentle.  You could choose any of them.  For this unit the curriculum outline we follow uses this passage, …

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…

Quiet Bags - Sermon Notes for Kids

Our church supplies a "quiet bag" to help little ones stay occupied during church.  We keep it simple with coloring pages, a small toy, and some colored pencils.  No markers or crayons are allowed. :)

I decided to make some little booklets "Sermon Notes"  that the kids can write and draw in then take home.

I'll show you what I made.  These are VERY simple and I'll change them up from time to time. I designed them with reader/writers and non-reader/writers in mind.

I just used an inexpensive graphics program that I've had for years.

Here is a printable version, without our church name on the cover if you would like to use these in your church.

Please let me know if you use this file!

I love coming up with things to help children interact with Christ.  Maybe you have other ideas you can share.  I'd love to know about what your church does to help disciple children.  Please leave a comment or link!