Craft Ideas for the Armor of God?
Aug13

Craft Ideas for the Armor of God?

Q. I am looking for a craft activity for pre-schoolers relating to wearing the armor of God. I had an idea of using card-board cutouts and clothing them with tinfoil armor. Do you have any other ideas? A. Your idea is good. You could divide the class up and have different teams work together on different pieces (breastplate, shield, greaves, helm). As an object lesson you could allow one person from each team to use the armor and the...

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Review: “What’s in the Bible?” DVD Series
Aug12

Review: “What’s in the Bible?” DVD Series

VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer has begun a new DVD series called “What’s in the Bible?” to present educational information about the Bible to kids in an entertaining and memorable way. Each episode will focus on a different book, and will also feature a question about a Bible concept related to the theme of the episode. Rather than pure animation, this series uses a variety of puppet characters along with some live...

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Review: Bible Bingo Box Set

Bible Bingo by Lucy Hammet Games is a boxed Bible Bingo set including 8.5 x 11 card stock Bingo cards, a deck of playing card sized Call Cards with information on the back regarding each image, and green tokens to mark the cards. The original artwork is classical with a touch of whimsy. Available in 6, 18 or 24 player editions (look for teachers’ editions). A good product with appeal to a wide range of ages. The images included...

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Teaching Non-Readers

Q. I teach Sunday School, and the age group of the children are 6 thru 8 years of age. I only have one child that is willing to read the others are not able to read. What would you recomend as a way to teach? A. I taught a mix of readers and non-readers for years and while it means a change of style, it can be a lot of fun. My strategy included: a) Read selectively. I would pick the most relevant verse or two to the story, and either...

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Ideas To Encourage Attendence

Q. I started teaching Sunday School about a year ago, we have a very small church, in grades 1-5 I only have 3 sometimes 4 children. We attend a church where the children sit through the entire service with their parents, and Sunday School is after fellowship time. Any ideas on how I can get the adults to see to it their children stay for Sunday School? I give little object lessons at the beginning of the worship service and...

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